Item image

Merkel & Cocke, PA

Hours Open:
Own this business?

Merkel & Cocke, P.A. is a firm that concentrates in plaintiff’s personal injury and has served clients throughout Mississippi since 1982. The firm has offices in Clarksdale, Jackson, and Oxford. Practice areas include vehicle and other transportation accidents, medical and legal malpractice, product and premises liability, catastrophic injuries, hunting accidents, farm injuries, workers’ compensation, construction injuries, mass tort claims, and wrongful death. Additional practice areas consist of contract disputes and commercial litigation, casino litigation, and will contests.

Since 1982, Merkel & Cocke, P.A. has offered thorough, aggressive legal representation on behalf of clients throughout Mississippi. As one of the largest plaintiffs’ personal injury law firms in the state, we consider it our duty and our honor to serve the people of our communities, and to uphold their rights in court. Our reputation is such that other law firms turn to us when they need legal counsel, and our business has grown through the years because of the referrals of these attorneys, who trust us with their needs and the needs of their clients. We are the firm you can trust when there are challenges ahead.

Merkel & Cocke puts its almost 200 years of combined experience to work on every personal injury case we take. When another person or entity’s negligence leads you to sustain serious, even life-threatening injuries, our entire team of attorneys is there to help. We represent personal injury victims in a wide range of cases, including:

Product liability
Premises liability
Wrongful death
Chiropractor malpractice
Hunting accidents
Farm injuries
Construction injuries
Workers’ compensation
Merkel & Cocke also provides comprehensive counsel in Mass Tort claims affecting multiple parties. We handle complex claims involving defective medical devices and drugs, and toxic substances. We invite you to contact us for more information about class action and MDL cases.

At Merkel & Cocke, our mission is to provide the highest-quality legal services to our clients, tailored to their unique needs, and handled with discretion and care. We promise our clients we will:

Listen to the needs and goals of our clients before creating any strategies
Be transparent in our actions and our choices
Be in contact with our clients at all times
Remember that the most important part of any case is the client
Always act with integrity, and with the highest regard to ethical standards
Treat every client with respect and compassion
Thoroughly prepare every case in case trial becomes necessary
We understand that our clients are often scared, angry and frustrated, with real-world concerns about how they will move forward after a serious injury or act of malpractice. We also understand that long, drawn-out court battles may be necessary, but they are rarely preferable. Our firm puts its considerable resources into every case, so that we can work efficiently on our clients’ behalves without sacrificing the detail and care they have come to expect from us.