Hardison & Cochran Recognized on 2022 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms List

North Carolina law firm recognized in the field of workers’ compensation—claimants

Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law is pleased to be recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Law Firms compiled by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.

Hardison & Cochran is recognized as a Tier 1 firm in the Raleigh, North Carolina region in the practice area of Workers’ Compensation—Claimants.

Best Lawyers in America® is the oldest and most esteemed peer review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers partners each year with U.S. News & World Report, which is known for its rankings of colleges and universities, to rank law firms in the United States.

Among the criteria for a firm to make the Best Law Firms list is to have at least one attorney who has received high enough peer review to be included in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in America®.

Benjamin T. Cochran, the managing partner of Hardison & Cochran, has been included in each edition of The Best Lawyers in America since 2014. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022 in the “Workers’ Compensation – Claimants” practice area.

A listing in Best Lawyers is viewed by both clients and legal professionals as one of the most respected honors bestowed upon lawyers by his or her peers.

In addition, attorney Carter Whittington of Hardison & Cochran is recognized by Best Lawyers as One to Watch in 2022 in the area of Workers’ Compensation – Claimants law.  This recognition is generally conferred on younger attorneys who are earlier in their careers.

Mr. Cochran and Mr. Worthington are among the skilled attorneys at Hardison & Cochran who represent workers in North Carolina who have developed serious work-related injuries or occupational illnesses and are having difficulty obtaining workers’ compensation benefits. The legal team includes three attorneys who are North Carolina Board Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation law and one attorney who is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Social Security law.

The selection process developed by Best Lawyers is based on peer reviews. It is designed to reflect the general opinions of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and practice areas. For a number of years, Best Lawyers has helped people seeking legal services identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them.