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June 7, 2023 | Tips & Information

Sink Your Teeth Into Pet Safety Education For ‘Dog Bite Awareness Week’, Your Mail Carrier Will Thank You

The U.S. Postal Service has a message for us all: Get your paws on dog safety knowledge and sink your teeth into prevention for everyone’s protection. For National Dog Bite …

May 31, 2023 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Bakersfield Home Invasion Case: Homeowner Liability, Self-Defense, And The ‘Castle Doctrine’

If someone broke into your home while you and your family were inside, could you legally defend yourself? That’s what happened at a northeast Bakersfield home when a man was …

May 17, 2023 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Study Finds Small Cars Fail to Protect Rear Passengers in Head-On Crashes, Raising Safety Concerns

Rear passengers in small cars beware! You may not be protected in the back seat in the event of a head on crash. A new study by the Insurance Institute …

May 10, 2023 | News & Media, At the Firm, Video

Reckless, Alleged Impaired Driver Kills Woman, 66, In Head-On Crash in Southwest Bakersfield

Gayla Sue Price, 66, was simply returning home from buying groceries. Price had stopped in the center turn lane on Campus Drive to drive into her southwest Bakersfield neighborhood when …

May 3, 2023 | Awards & Recognition, News & Media

2023 ‘Best of Kern County’: Chain Cohn Clark Voted Into ‘Best Law Firm’, ‘Best Personal Injury Lawyer’ Categories

Chain | Cohn | Clark has been voted in the “Best Law Firm” category and “Best Personal Injury Lawyer” category in the 2023 Best of Kern County Readers’ Choice Poll …

April 27, 2023

California’s Deadliest Roads: Analysis Explores Roadways With The Most Fatalities, Including Kern County’s, And Common Factors Associated With Crashes

Out of nearly 4,500 roads in California making up 400,000 miles, a few stand out as the deadliest, including one roadway going through Kern County. A study looking at 10,370 …

April 18, 2023

‘Work With Us’: Driver Safety Key In Reducing Prevalent And Deadly Road Construction Zone Accidents

When driving through roadway construction zones, let’s work hand in hand with the people on the ground in the name of safety. That’s because nationally, 857 people including 117 workers …

April 12, 2023 | Tips & Information

How to Report Elderly Abuse in California

Sadly, elder abuse—deliberately or negligently causing harm to an elderly person—is a common occurrence. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that one in 10 adults aged 65 and over is …

April 11, 2023 | Tips & Information, News & Media

Distracted Driving Roadway Fatalities Hit Record Highs, And The Problem Is Likely Worse That Current Numbers Show

Nearly 46,000 people died in U.S. traffic crashes in one year, the latest federal statistics show, showing a dramatic increase in roadway deaths, including crashes involving at least one distracted …

March 22, 2023 | Tips & Information, News & Media

Bakersfield Ranks 39th Highest Rate In Nation For Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents, Analysis Shows

Bakersfield has the 39th highest rate of motor vehicle fatalities in the United States, according to a new analysis of U.S. Department of Transportation data by Stacker. Across the United …

March 15, 2023 | Video, Tips & Information

Chain | Cohn | Clark’s ‘Legal Minute’ Videos Provide Latest Tips in Personal Injury, Workers’ Compensation Law

Chain | Cohn | Clark has developed a series of informational :60-second videos, featured during local TV news station KGET-17 (NBC). You can watch the video related to the following …

March 8, 2023 | Tips & Information, News & Media

‘Traffic Calming’ In Bakersfield? What It Means, And How It Can Make Our Local Street Safer

It’s time to “calm” the streets of Bakersfield. The City of Bakersfield has approved a “traffic calming” program that implements a standardized toolbox aimed to make roadways safer for drivers, …

February 28, 2023 | Tips & Information

Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (MICRA)

In medical malpractice lawsuits—and other types of personal injury cases—there are two broad categories of compensatory damages a plaintiff can pursue: economic and noneconomic damages. Economic damages compensate victims of …

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