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When choosing an attorney, it is important to know a lawyer’s credentials. C&C is regularly in the news, and is well known as a leader in the community.

Wayne Cohen has on numerous occasions appeared on local and national television shows and in print media. Specifically, he has appeared in The Washington Post, USA Today, The Legal Times, The Wall Street Journal (front page with photo), The Washington Times, The Montgomery Journal (front page with photo), CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, Fox News, CBS News, ABC News, NBC News, The Today Show, Dateline, WTOP Radio, Washingtonian Magazine, and Jet Magazine. He has also been invited to appear on Court TV, The Sallie Jesse Raphael Show, Prime Time Live, The Phil Donahue Show, and CNBC.

Washingtonian Magazine best described Mr. Cohen when it called him one of Washington’s “most feared personal injury lawyers.” Also, The Wall Street Journal described Mr. Cohen as “brash, aggressive, and enterprising.” Mr. Cohen is a former amateur boxer who zealously pursues his cases and has won millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his clients. Mr. Cohen is a 1991 graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, cum laude, and received a Bachelor of Science, with distinction, from the University of Michigan, in 1988.

  • January 31, 2014: Wayne Cohen quoted in a Forbes article about protecting your financial assets.
  • August 29, 2013: Wayne Cohen provides additional detail to Washington Post as Bay Bridge accident driver is charged.
  • August 19, 2013: Bay Bridge Accident – Additional Details. Truck driver momentarily took eyes off road.
  • August 19, 2013: Bay Bridge Accident – Wayne Cohen on Fox 5 News discussing Bay Bridge Accident case.
  • January 15, 2013: Wayne Cohen appears on ESPN Radio with Doc Walker and Brian Mitchell to discuss Lance Armstrong and the legal setback he may be seeing in the future.
  • December 10, 2012: Wayne Cohen appears on the Fox News Radio stations WILS Lansing, MI, WGY Albany, NY, WREC Memphis, TN, WTAM Cleveland, OH, WDUN Gainesville, GA to discuss the North Carolina law on allowing teachers to sue students over cyber bullying.
  • November 28, 2012: Wayne Cohen appears on ESPN Radio with Doc Walker and Brian Mitchell to discuss the lawsuit filed by the ACC against the University of Maryland.
  • November 14, 2012: The Chicago Lawyer “Keeping Em Honest with Video Depositions”: by Wayne Cohen.
  • October 30, 2012: WTOP Radio “Hurricane Sandy News Coverage”: Wayne Cohen discusses Storm Damage insurance claims.
  • September 2012: Washington DC 2012 Super Lawyers: Wayne Cohen and Adam Leighton listed as two of Washington, DC’s Super Lawyers.
  • September 2012: The Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association: “Insurance and Personal Injury Cases: A Crash Course for Young Lawyers” by Sean Sherlock
  • September 4, 2012: WVOX Radio “Crime and Justice with Dan Schorr”: Kim Brooks-Rodney discusses the Penn State Sandusky scandal and relevance of Title 9.
  • August 27, 2012: The National Law Journal: Tort Laws Tested in D.C.
  • June 19, 2012: ESPN 980 Inside the Locker Room: Wayne Cohen, Brian Mitchell, and Doc Walker discuss Roger Clemens case
  • May 2012: WJLA USA 7 News: Wayne Cohen discusses the liability of texting while driving.
  • November 2011: Wayne Cohen and Kim Brooks Rodney are listed as one of “Washington’s Best Lawyers” by Washingtonian Magazine.
  • May 20, 2011: Washington DC 2011 Super Lawyers: Wayne Cohen and Adam Leighton listed as two of Washington, DC’s Super Lawyers.
  • January 15, 2010: CBS Sports Radio 106.7FM: Wayne Cohen and Brian Mitchell discuss the charges facing Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas
  • December 1, 2009: Washingtonian Magazine: Wayne Cohen and Kim Brooks-Rodney are named as two of “Washington’s 2009 Best Lawyers”
  • December 1, 2009: Washington Post: Kim Brooks-Rodney is quoted on the standards of Virginia funeral homes
  • November 30, 2009: Fox 5 News: 3 Cars Damaged in DC Metro Crash – Kim Brooks-Rodney comments on the recent accident.
  • October 28, 2009: GW University Note Bene – “Mock Trial Hosts Record Number Participants in Fall Competition”
  • July 2, 2009: Washington Post: Kim Brooks-Rodney comments on a Falls Church funeral home’s lack of decency regarding the disposal of a body
  • June 25, 2009: USA 9 News: Kim Brooks-Rodney discusses the liability of Metro and the fatal metro train crash that recently occurred.
  • June 23, 2009: Fox 5 News: Metro Working to Replace Cars: Kim Brooks-Rodney comments on a recent metro accident.
  • April 15, 2009: Washington Post: Kim Brooks-Rodney discusses her client’s case concerning unethical treatment of a Veteran.
  • April 15, 2009: Associated Press: Veteran’s Family Sues Funeral Home – Kim Brooks-Rodney discusses the case.
  • March 30, 2009: Legal Times: Plaintiffs Bar Pushes Hill Agenda – Wayne Cohen provided attorney input for upcoming legislation that could open up new areas of litigation.
  • December 6, 2008: WTOP Radio103.5 FM – Wayne Cohen provided expert analysis into the Walmart trampling case that occured on Black Friday. He analyzed the civil and criminal liability involved.
  • November 26, 2008: Note Bene – George Washington Law School Newspaper – C&C 2008 Mock Trial
  • October 15, 2008: Note Bene – George Washington Law School Newspaper: Students Gear Up for Cohen & Cohen Mock Trial Competition
  • July 17, 2008: The Insiders – 99.9 The Fan (NC Station): Wayne Cohen discussed the updates in the Roger Clemens/steroid case as well as the Tim Donaghy (Former NBA referee)/post season game throwing case.
  • July 11, 2008: LawyersandSettlements.com – Wayne Cohen: Flying Golf Balls Can Cost You More Than an Extra Stroke on Your Game
  • July 6, 2008: The Daily Record – FORE! Lawyers Tee Off On Errant Golf Ball Suits
  • June 11, 2008: The Insiders – 99.9 The Fan (NC Station): Wayne Cohen commented on the allegations made by former NBA referee Tim Donaghy that other referees helped alter the outcomes of games during the ’02 and ’05 postseasons. Wayne also spoke about the possible outcomes of Barry Bonds’ upcoming trial.
  • June 10, 2008: The John Thompson Show – SportsTalk 980: Wayne Cohen commented on Barry Bonds’ upcoming trial.
  • May 23, 2008:The Washington Post – Relatives Push D.C. Officials To Release Bodies of 4 Girls
  • May 2, 2008:NBC4 Website – Fenty Announces Child Protective Services Reforms
  • April 9, 2008: NBC4 News – Kim Brooks-Rodney discussed her client’s, (Norman Penn Jr.), $25M lawsuit against the District of Columbia. Norman Penn Jr. is the father of Brittany Jacks, the eldest daughter allegedly killed by her mother, Banita Jacks.
  • April 9, 2008: The Washington Post (Associated Press) – Father of 1 of 4 Girls Found Dead in DC Home Sues City
  • April 9, 2008: The Examiner – Father of Dead Jacks Girl Files $25M Suit Against City
  • April 9, 2008: The Examiner (Associated Press) – Father of 1 of 4 Girls Found Dead in DC Home Sues City
  • April 5, 2008: The Washington Post – Forensic Expert to Aid In Review of Evidence In Children’s Death
  • March 14, 2008: 3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed former NY Governor, Eliot Spitzer’s, prostitute scandal
  • February 14, 2008: The Insiders – 99.9 The Fan (NC Station): Wayne Cohen discussed the Clemens/McNamee hearings
  • February 14, 2008: The John Thompson Show – SportsTalk 980: Wayne Cohen discussed the Clemens/McNamee hearings
  • January 22, 2008: 3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Interview with Jill and Wayne Cohen
  • January 15, 2008: The John Thompson Show – SportsTalk 980: Wayne Cohen discussed Marion Jones’ six month prison sentence, the upcoming MLB steroid hearings, and OJ Simpson’s bail being revoked.
  • January 14, 2008: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed Marion Jones’ six month prison sentence, the upcoming MLB steroid hearings, and OJ Simpson’s bail being revoked.
  • December 19, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed the legal implications of the players named in Mitchell’s steroid report. He also discussed Britney Spears’ 16 year old sister, Jamie Lynn Spears’ recent pregnancy announcement and whether or not her 19 year old boyfriend can be charged with rape in the state of Louisiana.
  • December 11, 2007:The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed Michael Vick’s sentencing, Isiah Thomas’ appeal, and Barry Bonds’ upcoming trial
  • December 10, 2007: The John Thompson Show – SportsTalk 980: Wayne Cohen discussed Michael Vick’s sentencing
  • December 3, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed the recent arrests of four men in connection with Washington Redskin Sean Taylor’s death
  • December 2007: Washingtonian Magazine: Wayne Cohen named one of “Washington’s 2007 Best Lawyers”
  • Fall 2007: GW Law School Magazine – Fifth Annual Cohen & Cohen Mock Trial Competition Showcases Student Talent
  • November 28, 2007: The George Washington University Law School Nota Bene – Students Participate in Cohen & Cohen Mock Trial
  • November 22, 2007: The Washington Post – Letter to the Editor
  • November 21, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed why the Red Hot Chili Peppers filed papers against Showtime Networks over the show’s title “Californication.” He also provided updates on Mike Tyson and Michael Vick.
  • November 20, 2007: The John Thompson Show – SportsTalk 980: Wayne Cohen discussed why Michael Vick turned himself in early to jail
  • November 16, 2007: The Washington Post – Home Run King Bonds Charged With Perjury (front page)
  • November 16, 2007: The John Thompson Show – SportsTalk 980: Wayne Cohen discussed the differences between the Michael Vick and Barry Bonds cases
  • November 16, 2007:The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed Barry Bonds’ indictment
  • November 15, 2007: 3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed the death of Kanye West’s mother and Dr. Jan Adams’ shady medical past. He also gave updates in the OJ Simpson case
  • November 8, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed the possible outcomes of OJ Simpson’s hearing scheduled for this afternoon as well as the fact that Britney Spears has been ordered to pay for Kevin Federline’s attorney fees
  • October 30, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed David Copperfield’s rape accusation, the release of the Georgia teen who was serving a 10-year sentence for a teen sex charge, and the latest updates in the OJ Simpson case
  • October 24, 2007:The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed the speculation that Judge Roy Pearson, Jr may lose his reappointment as well as the recent developments in the OJ Simpson case
  • October 17, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show – 3WT (WTOP) Radio: Wayne Cohen discussed legal updates in the OJ Simpson, Michael Vick, and Larry Craig cases
  • October 16, 2007:Fox 5 News – Wayne Cohen discussed things that Homeowners’ Associations fail to tell you when purchasing a home
  • October 12, 2007:Fox 5 News – Wayne Cohen filmed a segment about what Homeowners’ Associations do not tell you when you purchase a home. The segment will air on Tuesday, October 16th
  • October 8, 2007:3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed Marion Jones’ admitted steroid use
  • October 3, 2007: The John Thompson Show: SportsTalk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed various legal cases in the news including Isiah Thomas, Michael Vick, and Phil Spector
  • October 3, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show: 3WT (WTOP) Radio – Wayne Cohen discussed the outcome of the Isiah Thomas/sexual harassment case
  • October 2, 2007: 3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed the recent developments in the Britney Spears/Kevin Federline child custody battle
  • September 27, 2007:The John Thompson Show: SportsTalk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed Isiah Thomas’ sexual harassment case and Michael Vick’s recent failed drug test
  • September 27, 2007:The Tony Kornheiser Show: 3WT (WTOP) Radio – Wayne Cohen discussed various legal cases in the news including Michael Vick, Senator Larry Craig, and Phil Spector
  • September 26, 2007: 3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed Michael Vick’s state charges and Mike Tyson’s recent drug arrest
  • September 25, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show: 3WT (WTOP) Radio – Wayne Cohen discussed the recent developments in the Michael Vick case and Mike Tyson’s recent drug arrest
  • September 20, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show: 3WT (WTOP) Radio – Wayne Cohen discussed the outcome of OJ Simpson’s bail hearing
  • September 20, 2007: 3WT (WTOP) Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed the outcome of OJ Simpson’s bail hearing
  • September 19, 2007: The John Thompson Show: SportsTalk980 – Wayne Cohen discussed OJ Simpon’s bail hearing
  • September 18, 2007: The Sports Junkies 106.7 – Wayne Cohen discussed OJ Simpson’s arrest and robbery, assault, burglary and conspiracy charges
  • September 17, 2007: The John Thompson Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed OJ Simpson’s arrest and robbery, assault, burglary and conspiracy charges
  • September 17, 2007: Washington Post Radio Afternoon Show – Wayne Cohen discussed OJ Simpon’s arrest and robbery, assault, burglary and conspiracy charges
  • September 17, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show: Washington Post Radio – Wayne Cohen discussed OJ Simpson’s arrest and robbery, burglary and conspiracy charges
  • Fall 2007: Washington’s Finest Magazine – 5 Tips for Keeping Your Teenager Safe
  • September 3, 2007:Legal Times – Will Superior Court Have a Rocket Docket?
  • August 29, 2007: The Tony Kornheiser Show: Washington Post Radio – Wayne Cohen discussed various legal issues involving Idaho Senator Larry Craig, Lisa Nowak, and Michael Vick
  • August 27, 2007: The John Thompson Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed Michael Vick’s plea agreement
  • August 27, 2007:Washington Post Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed Michael Vick’s plea agreement
  • August 22, 2007:The John Thompson Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed the recent developments in the Michael Vick/illegal dog fighting case
  • August 21, 2007: Washington Post Radio Afternoon Show – Wayne Cohen discussed the recent developments in the Michael Vick/illegal dog fighting case
  • August 21, 2007: Washington Post Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed the recent developments in the Michael Vick/illegal dog fighting case
  • August 20, 2007: Legal Times – Wayne Cohen commented on an incident in which a 47-year-old woman was mistakenly detained in a D.C. jail as a male inmate
  • July/August 2007:Washington Lawyer – Adam Leighton Elected 2007-2008 Secretary of the Trial Lawyers of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
  • July 27, 2007: Washington Post Radio Morning Show – Wayne Cohen discussed the Michael Vick/illegal dog fighting indictment.
  • July 19, 2007:The John Thompson Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed the Michael Vick/illegal dog fighting investigation
  • Summer 2007:Washington’s Finest Magazine – 7 Swimming Pool Safety Tips
  • June 11, 2007: Legal Times – Adam Leighton Elected as TLA-DC’s 2007-2008 Secretary
  • May 2007: Washington Lawyer – Karen Kohn Has Joined Cohen & Cohen, PC
  • Spring 2007: Washington’s Finest Magazine – Tire Pressure Safety
  • April 19, 2007:The Washington Post: Parents to Get $1.2 Million in Fatal Police Chase
  • April 12, 2007: The Brian Mitchell Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed the dismissal of the Duke lacrosse rape case
  • April 9, 2007: Legal Times – Karen Kohn Joins Cohen & Cohen
  • March 22, 2007: Good Morning America Website – Wayne Cohen comments on hotel safety
  • February 20, 2007: Good Morning America – Wayne Cohen taped a segment that will air in March
  • February 2007: Washington Lawyer – Stephanie Marcus Has Joined Cohen & Cohen, PC
  • January 17, 2007: The Brian Mitchell Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed the Duke lacrosse rape case
  • December 14, 2006: The Washington Post – DC Ordered To Pay In Police Chase
  • December 2006: Larry King’s Novel, Beyond A Reasonable Doubt – Tort Reform
  • December 2006: GW Law School Alumni Magazine – Cohen & Cohen Mock Trial Competition
  • Winter 2006:Washington’s Finest Magazine – Car Seats – You Better Use Them!
  • November 6, 2006:Legal Times – Stephanie Marcus Joins Cohen & Cohen
  • Fall 2006:Washington’s Finest Magazine – It May Not Be Cool – But Just Wear It
  • September 2006:Washingtonian Magazine – From Bar Brawl to Business Partners (Brian Mitchell)
  • August 17, 2006: The Brian Mitchell Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed Lonny Baxter’s arrest
  • July 21, 2006: The Brian Mitchell Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed the Barry Bonds case
  • July 2006: JCR Magazine – Mea Culpa
  • July 2006: Washingtonian Magazine – Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • June 19, 2006:The Washington Examiner – Mendelson Says Fire Department Needs Overhaul
  • June 14, 2006: Women’s National Democratic Club – Jill & Wayne Cohen Loan Donkey-Hotey to WNDC
  • Summer 2006:Washington’s Finest Magazine – Smoke Detector Safety
  • June 2, 2006: Washington Examiner – Crash Victim’s Family May Have Tough Burden In Lawsuit, Lawyer Says
  • May 17, 2006: The Brian Mitchell Show: Sports Talk 980 – Wayne Cohen discussed the Duke lacrosse rape case
  • Spring 2006: TLA-DC Spring Newsletter – Kim Brooks-Rodney Promoted to Partner at Cohen & Cohen
  • April 2006: Brian Mitchell Signs on as Cohen & Cohen, PC’s Celebrity Spokesperson
  • April 4, 2006:The Washington Examiner – Appeals Time Improving, But Still Dragging in District
  • Spring 2006: Washington’s Finest Magazine – Own Real Estate Investment Property? Don’t Get Sued!
  • March 2006:PGCBA NewsJournal – Kim Brooks-Rodney Promoted to Partner at Cohen & Cohen
  • March 9, 2006:The Washington Examiner – Daughter of Man Killed by Police Officer to Sue D.C.
  • February 13, 2006:Legal Times – Kim Brooks-Rodney Named Partner at Cohen & Cohen
  • January 31, 2006:The Washington Examiner – GOP Activist Sues National Club Over Fall
  • January 25, 2006: NBC 4 News, FOX 5 News, and News Channel 8 – Wayne Cohen appeared to discuss a case involving the unnecessary shooting of an unarmed man by two, petite D.C. Metropolitan Police Officers
  • Winter 2005: Washington’s Finest Magazine – You Better Protect Your Assets
  • Fall 2005: The George Washington Law School Newsletter – Training Better Lawyers
  • October 31, 2005: Legal Times – Embassy of Cohen
  • Fall 2005: Washington’s Finest Magazine – Cohen’s Counsel: How to Check Your Doctor’s Credentials in Five Minutes
  • September 9, 2005: ABC 7 News – Wayne Cohen discussed a case involving two children who were killed during a high-speed police pursuit
  • September 9, 2005: News Channel 8 – Wayne Cohen appeared to discuss a case in which two children were killed during a high-speed, police pursuit
  • September 8, 2005:The Washington Post – Parents of Slain Children Sue District Government
  • September, 2005:Attorney Kim Brooks-Rodney featured in the Hemingway Herald
  • August 4, 2005:Washington Lawyer – Attorney Briefs: Wayne Cohen Receives President’s Award
  • July 21, 2005:Washington’s Finest Magazine – Q & A with Wayne Cohen
  • June 20, 2005:Legal Times – Wayne Cohen Receives President’s Award From TLA-DC
  • May 14, 2005: Wayne Cohen Receives the President’s Award from the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington D.C.
  • May 12, 2005: Washington City Paper – Loose Lips Column
  • May 9, 2005: WPFW 89.3 – Wayne Cohen appeared on Metro Watch to offer commentary on the Liability Reform Act of 2005.
  • May 6, 2005: The Washington Times – Committees to Scrutinize Tort Reform
  • May 5, 2005: Channel 9 – WUSA TV – Wayne Cohen appeared on Channel 9 News to discuss the Liability Reform Act of 2005.
  • May 5, 2005: The Washington Post – Medical Malpractice Costs Hit by Mayor
  • May 5, 2005:The Washington Examiner – Mayor Backs Tort Reform to Stem Doctor’s Departure from the District
  • May 4, 2005: News Channel 8 – Wayne Cohen appeared to give commentary on the Medical Liability Reform Act
  • March 28, 2005: Fox 5 News – Consumer Watch: Headgear Hazard
  • March 28, 2005: Legal Times – Personal Injury Practice Focus: How to Pick the Right Audience
  • March 17, 2005: The Washington Times – Without Tort Reform, Doctors Say They’ll Leave
  • March 7, 2005: Legal Times – Million-Dollar Babies
  • March 2005: TLA-DC Newsletter – President’s Message
  • December 20, 2004: Legal Times – The Year in Review
  • December 2004: TLA-DC Newsletter – President’s Message
  • December 2004: Washingtonian Magazine – Cohen & Cohen PC featured as one of DC’s Best Law Firms
  • November 15, 2004: Fox 5 News – Mr. Cohen discussed a recent case in which his client, a young girl, was blinded by defective orthodontic headgear.
  • Fall 2004:The George Washington Law School Newsletter – Students Excel in Mock Trial Competition
  • September 30, 2004: The Washington Times – Merck recalls Vioxx
  • September 2004: TLA-DC Newsletter – President’s Message
  • September 2004: Washington City Paper – Bleaching a Verdict
  • August 2004:Washingtonian Magazine – Wayne Cohen with Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate John Edwards
  • July 27, 2004: The Washington Post – Letter to the Editor by Wayne Cohen
  • May 24, 2004: Legal Times – New Blood
  • May 14, 2004: Washington Business Journal – DC Tort Reform Rankles Lawyers
  • October 2003: The Washington Post – DC Sued in Killing by Group Home Runaway
  • July 2003:The Washington Post – Williams Vows to Fix Juvenile System
  • April 2002: Washingtonian Magazine – Wayne Cohen was named one of Washington’s 75 Best Lawyers
  • April 2000: USA Today – Deaf Suit
  • January 2000: The Washington Times – Storm Cleanup Drags On
  • June 1999: The Washington Post – PEPCO Says MD’s Limits on Tree Trimming Contributed to January Blackout
  • May 1999: The Washington Times – Complain to State, 2 Suing Pepco Told
  • February 1999: The Montgomery Journal – PEPCO Hit With Lawsuit
  • April 1998: Lawyers, Once Chary of Big Tobacco, Rush to Line Up Plaintiffs
  • August 1997: Wall Street Journal – Tobacco: New Times Means New Measures for Law
  • July 1997: Daily Report – Rushing to Beat Tobacco Settlement
  • July 1997: The Legal Times – Suing Big Tobacco Before It’s Too Late
  • April 1995: The Washington Post – Barry’s Choice to Head New Convention Center Withdraws
  • June 1994: The Legal Times – Transexual Rights
  • May 1990: The Relationship Between Criminal Liability and Sports: A Jurisprudential Investigation