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November 2, 2022 | Tips & Information

Study: Cost of Ambulance Rides Soar While Patients, Accident Victims Pay More

The cost of an ambulance ride has soared over the past five years, according to a new study, leaving patients and accident victims on the hook for hundreds of dollars. …

November 1, 2022 | Tips & Information

How Much Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

As one of the most trusted personal injury law firms in Bakersfield, we get asked this question a lot. Unfortunately, there is no set answer because all personal injury cases …

October 26, 2022 | News & Media, Tips & Information

10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Bakersfield

Of all the intersections in Bakersfield, Ming Avenue and New Stine Road in southwest Bakersfield has experienced the most collisions involving motor vehicles since 2011. That’s according to an analysis …

October 20, 2022 | Tips & Information

Deadly Dimensions: Big Trucks, SUVs Equal Bigger Danger For Pedestrians and Bicyclists

Drivers of SUVs, pickup trucks, and vans are safer behind the wheel, but they are also more likely than smaller vehicles to injure or kill pedestrians. That’s according to new …

October 14, 2022 | Tips & Information

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

If you are injured due to another party’s negligence in California, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim. By pursuing legal action, you can recover compensation for your …

October 12, 2022 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Crime No More: Jaywalking To Be Allowed In California ‘As Long As It Is Safe To Do So’

Starting Jan. 1, it will no longer be illegal to jaywalk in California after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill decriminalizing it. But it also won’t be any safer. The …

October 7, 2022 | Tips & Information

Personal Injury Settlements in California

Accidents happen all the time, especially in the most populous state in the country. California residents who are injured due to someone else’s negligence are entitled to compensation for their …

September 30, 2022 | Tips & Information

Settling vs. Going to Court for Your Personal Injury Case

One of the most difficult parts about pursuing damages in a personal injury case is that you are often still recovering at the most opportune time to file a claim. …

September 28, 2022 | At the Firm, Community Service

MADD Kern County Raises $55,000+ in 9th Annual ‘Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash’, Presented by Chain | Cohn | Clark

Hundreds of DUI crash victims, family members and friends, law enforcement officers and first responders, community leaders, and supporters came together Sept. 24 at the Park at River Walk to …

September 27, 2022

Common Truck Accident Types

Accidents with semi-trucks are typically more severe than accidents between regular passenger vehicles. The size and weight of trucks make them a dangerous force on the road. Understanding the different …

September 21, 2022 | At the Firm, Community Service

11th ‘Grito de Dolores’ Celebration in Downtown Bakersfield Honors 30 Kern County Students, Scholarship Recipients (Sponsored By Chain | Cohn | Clark)

Thirty students received scholarships during the 11th annual “Grito de Dolores” celebration hosted by the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, sponsored in part by Chain | Cohn | Clark. …

September 20, 2022

Filing a Personal Injury Claim Without a Lawyer

After a personal injury accident, you have enough to worry about. Beyond any physical injuries you may have sustained, you might still be dealing with emotional stress and trauma about …

September 14, 2022 | Tips & Information

‘One Billion’: Safety Recalls Reach Record Levels, Putting Lives At Risk (What To Do About Dangerous Products)

The number of products recalled in the United States this year has reached 1 billion, on track to break an annual record while at the same time putting countless lives …

September 13, 2022

Brain Injury Compensation

If you sustain an injury to your brain, it could last a lifetime. You deserve to be compensated by the responsible party for any and all potential expenses. Before you …

September 6, 2022

California Personal Injury Lawyer Fee

When you sustain an injury in California because of someone else’s negligent actions, you may be entitled to compensation. This money will help you address the costs of the accident …

August 31, 2022 | At the Firm, Community Service

MADD Kern County to host 9th ‘Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash’, presented by Chain | Cohn | Clark

Bakersfield is ranked as one of the worst places to drive in the United States, with life-changing crashes taking place regularly in Kern County and motor vehicle accidents spiking to …

August 30, 2022

What Are Punitive Damages? Examples of Punitive Damages in California

Punitive Damages in California Sometimes an injury case is more severe and requires more of a punishment than regular personal injury benefits. Normally, the money awarded after somebody sustains harm …

August 25, 2022

Wrongful Death Damages

California residents can file a civil suit to get compensation from a liable party if they sustain an injury. Unfortunately, sometimes negligent actions can result in death.  If your loved …

August 24, 2022 | At the Firm, Awards & Recognition

Three attorneys selected for 2023 ‘Best Lawyers in America’ prestigious ranking service

Three lawyers at Chain | Cohn | Clark have been recognized in the 2023 Best Lawyers in America program, the oldest and among the most respected attorney ranking services in …

August 23, 2022

What Is Loss of Consortium? Examples and Settlement Amounts

Loss of Consortium Settlements Beyond the expenses of an injury lawsuit, there are sometimes other consequences of an injury that need to be compensated. The ripple effect of a serious …

August 18, 2022

Dog Bite Laws in California

If you are bitten by a dog in California, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries. Unsurprisingly, your ability to recover benefits will be governed by a …

August 16, 2022

California Reckless Driving

Regardless of how safely you drive, you are always at risk for an accident because you cannot control other drivers. You can give them space and try to stay out …

August 12, 2022

Rear-End Collisions in California

There are many different types of car accidents that can occur in California. Some are more common than others, some are more likely to be fatal, and all of them …

August 11, 2022

California Car Accident Reporting

The first thing you should do after a California car accident is to ensure that everybody is safe from (further) harm. This might involve getting out of the way, calling …

August 11, 2022

Head-On Collisions in California

When operating a motor vehicle, you are primarily watching the road in front of you. That’s where you are moving to and that’s where hitting something would cause the most …

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