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September 20, 2017 | At the Firm, Community Service

New personal injury attorney joins Chain | Cohn | Clark

Chain | Cohn | Clark, the Bakersfield-based accident, injury and workers’ compensation law firm, has welcomed a new lawyer to its team. Tanya D. Alsheikh has joined the personal injury …

September 13, 2017 | At the Firm, Community Service

Chain | Cohn | Clark helps kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with celebration, scholarships

Chain | Cohn | Clark is helping kick off Hispanic Heritage Month this year by celebrating with the local community and awarding scholarships to students in need. The law firm …

September 6, 2017 | At the Firm, News & Media, Video

Longtime local attorney, community advocate Milt Younger dies at 86

Milton Younger, a former esteemed attorney and partner of Chain | Cohn | Clark, who spent 53 years at the law firm, died Sept. 1 at age 86. “Milt was not …

August 23, 2017 | Cases, Community Service, News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark matches donation to MADD Kern County by mother of Tehachapi teenager who died after being struck, killed by DUI driver

The mother of Leslie Balderrama, a Tehachapi teenager who was struck and killed by a DUI driver in 2015, has donated $2,500 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Kern County, following …

August 16, 2017 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition

Chain | Cohn | Clark’ David Cohn, James Yoro selected to ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ publication

Two veteran attorneys at Chain | Cohn | Clark have been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America program, which is the oldest and among the most respected attorney ranking services …

August 9, 2017 | Community Service, Tips & Information

Back-to-school tips: For students and parents, getting to and from campus safely should be top priority

With the close of each summer comes the return of school, including back-to-school shopping, hectic schedules, sports, and seemingly never-ending homework. In fact, Chain | Cohn | Clark recently helped …

August 2, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark files lawsuit against Bakersfield convalescent hospital after patient’s fall, death

Chain | Cohn | Clark has filed a lawsuit against Valley Convalescent Hospital in Bakersfield on behalf of the family of an 80-year-old patient who died as a result of …

July 26, 2017 | Community Service

Chain | Cohn | Clark celebrates 43rd Philippine Weekend in Delano

For 42 years, thousands of people from all around Kern County and the world have come together in the northern Kern County city of Delano to celebrate the vibrant Filipino …

July 19, 2017 | Tips & Information

What cities in America have the worst drivers, and where does Bakersfield rank?

Where are the worst drivers in America? The answer, unfortunately, appears to be in California, where a recent survey found five cities in the state listed in the top 10 …

July 12, 2017 | News & Media, Video

The death of Benjamin Greene and the legal issues surrounding it

On June 20, 2017, local lawyer Benjamin Greene collapsed and died while running in a 5K run at Hart Park. Temperatures were soaring in Bakersfield during the race, hovering around …

July 5, 2017 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition

Chain | Cohn | Clark lawyer Neil Gehlawat named to 2017 Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list

* Note: Neil Gehlawat is no longer an attorney at Chain | Cohn | Clark * Neil Gehlawat, former attorney and partner at the Bakersfield-based law firm Chain | Cohn …

June 30, 2017 | Cases, Tips & Information

Tips: Safety with fireworks, sober driving for that perfect Fourth of July

Each year, the Fourth of July holiday in Kern County brings with it swimming, barbecuing and celebration with fireworks. Independence Day bears not only fun and excitement, but unfortunately, it …

June 28, 2017 | Tips & Information, Video

How to keep your home safe to avoid common accidents, injuries

Nearly 150,000 people in the United States died from accidental deaths in 2015, and many of these tragedies happened in the home. Today, unintentional injury-related deaths are an all-time high, …

June 21, 2017 | Community Service, Tips & Information

Speak up for those who can’t during Elder Abuse Awareness Month

More than 500,000 incidents of elder abuse are reported to authorities each year in the United States. Additionally, an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are abused or …

June 15, 2017 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition, Community Service, News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark joins MADD to honor local officers, prosecutors fighting to end DUI crimes

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Kern County recognized and honored local law enforcement officers and prosecutors on Wednesday, June 14, for their valiant efforts in helping stop DUI crimes. Bakersfield-based …

June 7, 2017 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Steps to take to identify and prevent heat-related illness at work

The following article written by Chain | Cohn | Clark lawyers James Yoro and Beatriz Trejo appeared in the Kern Business Journal.  ——— Summer is here, and with temperatures exceeding …

May 31, 2017 | Community Service, Tips & Information

Two-wheeled transportation safety tips for bike, motorcycle month and beyond

May is National Bike Month as well as National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, where we celebrate the benefits of riding on two wheels, while remembering the dangers of doing so and …

May 24, 2017 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition

Chain | Cohn | Clark wins ‘Kern Green Award’ for making positive environmental impact in Kern County

Chain | Cohn | Clark law firm has been awarded a 2017 Kern Green Award, which recognizes business, organizations and individuals going above and beyond to make a positive environmental impact …

May 17, 2017 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition, Community Service

Chain | Cohn | Clark attorney Beatriz Trejo delivers keynote speech at CSU Bakersfield’s ‘Chicano Commencement Celebration’

Beatriz Trejo, Chain | Cohn | Clark workers’ compensation attorney, was recently honored to deliver the keynote speech at the CSU Bakersfield “Chicano Commencement Celebration” held May 14 at the Icardo …

May 10, 2017 | Community Service, News & Media, Video

‘Law Day at the Mall’ provides free legal advice to people of Kern County

Once a year, lawyers throughout Kern County come together for one day to offer free legal advice to anyone who may have a legal question. It’s called “Law Day at …

May 3, 2017 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition, News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark, attorney David Cohn selected among the ‘Best of Kern County’ for fifth year straight

For the fifth year straight, the people of Kern County have voted Chain | Cohn | Clark as one of the best law firms in the area, and managing partner David …

April 26, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

Wrongful death case involving speeding deputy continues after plea deal in criminal case

A former Kern County Sheriff’s deputy has pleaded “no contest” in connection with a crash that killed a 72-year-old Oildale woman in 2014, a crash also connected to a wrongful …

April 19, 2017 | At the Firm, Community Service

Chain | Cohn Stiles supports Kern County’s first dance and disability program

Kern Dance Alliance has teamed up with the League of Dreams to bring the first dance and disability program to Kern County, called “danceABILITY,” and Chain | Cohn | Clark is …

April 12, 2017 | Community Service, News & Media, Tips & Information

Chain | Cohn | Clark fights to protect the rights of all injured workers in California, including immigrants

Did you know that in California, Latinos are less likely to file workers’ compensation* claims, yet have the highest rates of work-related injuries? They are also less likely to seek …

April 5, 2017 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Hands on the wheel: We can all do our part to end distracted driving

Plain and simple, distracted driving is a deadly behavior. In fact, federal estimates suggest that distraction contributes to 16 percent of all fatal crashes, leading to around 5,000 deaths every year. …

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