firefightersWHAT: The family of Medric Cecil Mills, Jr. and their attorney, Karen E. Evans of The Cochran Firm, D.C., will hold a press conference to bring attention to what they view as the unconscionable treatment of the 77-year-old Washington, D.C. resident and longtime employee of the Department of Parks and Recreation. Witnesses say Mills collapsed on January 25, 2014, across the street from Engine Company 26 fire station at 1340 Rhode Island Avenue in Northeast Washington, D.C. while firefighters allegedly watched from across the street and refused to respond to multiple pleas for help. Mills suffered a heart attack and died at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center later that afternoon. The Mills family has retained The Cochran Firm to represent them. WHO: – Karen E. Evans of The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C. office – Family of the Medric Cecil Mills, Jr. WHEN: – Thursday, February 6, 2014 – 11:00 a.m. EST WHERE: – Brentwood Village Shopping Center parking lot (1301-1333 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20018) CONTACT: William Atkinson, Media Relations, The Cochran Firm, D.C. 202-682-5800

About The Cochran Firm With decades of collective legal experience, The Cochran Firm’s team of seasoned attorneys handles high-profile cases involving catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, child care abuse, and other legal matters in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region. The Cochran Firm brings high-caliber legal experience to ordinary citizens who have been injured by others’ careless actions. Attorneys with The Cochran Firm have been selected as Super Lawyers and have received top ratings from their peers, local and national publications and organizations, as well as clients for achieving successful verdicts and settlements for injury victims. About Karen E. Evans Karen E. Evans is a partner and trial lawyer with the medical malpractice section of The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She also serves as co-director of The Cochran Firm’s national medical malpractice group. Throughout her 23-year career as a trial attorney, Evans has successfully prosecuted a wide variety of high-stakes litigation matters. She dedicates her practice to serving medical malpractice patients and their families in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, and Virginia. Ms. Evans uses her unique experience and expertise as both a registered nurse and former insurance defense attorney to provide preeminent legal representation to medical malpractice victims. She has established a successful record of securing multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of patients injured by medical negligence. Contact The Cochran Firm, D.C. 1100 New York Ave. NW Suite 340, West Tower Washington, D.C. 20005 Local Phone: 202-682-5800 National Number: 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476) Website: Twitter: @CochranFirmDC Google+: Facebook:


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