Wrongful death case involving speeding deputy continues after plea deal in criminal case
Chain | Cohn | Stiles files wrongful death claim on behalf of family of man who died while in police custody
News Coverage: Claims filed on behalf of 2 students wrongfully arrested
Attorney Neil Gehlawat comments on President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee
Press Conference: Claims filed on behalf of 2 students wrongfully arrested
Attorney James Yoro discusses State Bar ethics rules
Lawsuit on behalf of third juvenile hall sexual abuse victim
Chain | Cohn | Stiles sponsors 2016 “Childspree”
Elder neglect lawsuit filed after man drowns in senior living facility
Chain | Cohn | Stiles comments on local federal case backlog
KBAK: David Silva wrongful death lawsuit settles for $3.4 million
Press Conference: Silva wrongful death lawsuit settles for $3.4 million
Attorney Beatriz Trejo joins El Cascabel on Spanish radio station
Attorney Neil Gehlawat comments on juvenile hall sex assault verdict
Lawsuit filed in case of Tehachapi teenager killed in DUI hit-and-run
Chain | Cohn | Stiles sponsors India Association’s Kite Festival
Firm settles K-9 dog bite case against for record $2 million
David Cohn speaks out against county payoffs of sex assault victims
Chain | Cohn | Stiles represents victims of exploding e-cigarettes, vapes
First Look: Attorneys discuss lawsuit in Delano teenager’s school death
Chain | Cohn | Stiles files lawsuit in Delano school death
Chain | Cohn | Stiles celebrates new building with ribbon cutting
Wrongful death claim in KCSO fatal crash with motorcyclist
Chain | Cohn | Stiles represents victims in deputy sexual assault cases
News station previews Chain | Cohn | Stiles’ bicycle helmet giveaway
Matt Clark represents family of woman killed by KCSO
Matt Clark discusses wrongful death lawsuit involving KCSO
Neil Gehlawat speaks about Delano school wrongful death claims
Neil Gehlawat files false arrest claim on behalf of Central Valley woman
Matthew Clark comments on charges being filed against KCSO deputy
Marketing director shares Fourth of July safety tips on behalf of MADD
CCS’ David Cohn provides insight on prosecutor misconduct case
News report highlights 3 CCS cases
Matt Clark shares Christmas safety tips
Neil Gehlawat discusses hazing case
Matt Clark backs MADD Kern County
City of Bakersfield recognizes CCS
David Cohn discusses Hiler case
Lynch: “First Look with Scott Cox”
Adam Lynch Press Conference
Sexual Assault Press Conference
David Silva Press Conference
A Sheriff’s deputy has pleaded “no contest” in connection with a crash that killed a 72-year-old Oildale woman, a crash also connected to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Chain | Cohn | Stiles on behalf of her family.
News coverage of the filing of a wrongful death claim against the city of Lemoore after 30-year-0ld Donald Hill died after being restrained by officers. Click here for the full story.
News coverage on the filing of claims for wrongful arrest, excessive force and racial profiling against the city of Bakersfield and Bakersfield Police Department. Click here for the full story.
As a civil rights lawyer, Neil Gehlawat comments on President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on KGET-17’s Sunrise show.
Full press conference announcing the filing of claims for wrongful arrest, excessive force and racial profiling against the city of Bakersfield and Bakersfield Police Department. More on this story.
Workers’ compensation attorney James Yoro, who also serves as the president of the Kern County Bar Association, discusses the California Bar Association’s revised ethics rules. More here
A federal lawsuit has been filed by Chain | Cohn | Stiles against the County of Kern and a juvenile corrections officer who allegedly sexually abused a girl at a juvenile hall. More on this story.
Chain | Cohn | Stiles sponsors the 2016 “Childspree” organized by the Bakersfield Active 20-30 Club, which takes hundreds of underprivileged youth of Kern County back-to-school shopping. Click here to learn more.
Robert Fink, 77, drowned at a swimming pool in Glenwood Gardens in Bakersfield despite having doctor’s orders not to be allowed to swim. Click here
to learn more.
In Kern County and the Central Valley, where the federal justice moves slower than it does anywhere else in the United States, justice for many residents can take years to realize. Chain | Cohn | Stiles comments on the issue here
Local, national and international media covered news of the settlement reached between the County of Kern and the family of David Sal Silva. Full coverage here
On May 4, 2016, a settlement was reached between the County of Kern and the family of David Sal Silva for $3.4 million. Chain | Cohn | Stiles hosted a press conference with the Silva family for media. Learn more by clicking here
Attorney Beatriz Trejo partnered with El Cascabel radio host on La Caliente 96.9 to assist Spanish radio station listeners who need help with their potential accident, injury or workers’ compensation* cases. Learn more by clicking here
Chain | Cohn | Stiles comments following a verdict in the case of a correctional officer accused of sexually assaulting a teenage inmate at Juvenile Hall. The law firm has filed two claims on behalf of two females who were sexually assaulted. Learn more here
Chain | Cohn | Stiles filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian — a Tehachapi teenage girl — in which the driver was driving under the influence. For more on this case, click here
The 2016 Uttarayan Kite Flying Festival hosted by the Indian Association of San Joaquin Valley was sponsored by Chain | Cohn | Stiles. Attorney Neil Gehlawat, a member of the IASJV board , spoke about the significance of the event in Kern County.
Chain | Cohn | Stiles settled a lawsuit on behalf of a Bakersfield woman for $2 million in the largest award for a dog bite case against a public entity in California. Learn more here
KGET tackles how law enforcement officers in Kern County tried to “buy off” victims in sexual misconduct cases against the men sworn to protect them. Chain | Cohn | Stiles attorney David Cohn speaks out about the practice. Click here
for more coverage.
Chain | Cohn | Stiles represents Kern County residents who suffered major burn injuries when electronic cigarettes, or “vapes,” they were using failed and exploded spontaneously. Click here
for more information on these cases.
Attorneys Matt Clark and Neil Gehlawat joined TBC Media CEO Richard Beene on “First Look with Scott Cox” to discuss the wrongful death lawsuit and the circumstances surrounding Jose Beltran’s tragic death. Click here
for full case coverage.
Chain | Cohn | Stiles has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of 13-year-old Jose Manuel Beltran, who died after collapsing in January in a Delano school gymnasium. School officials failed to respond appropriately. Click here
for full case coverage.
Chain | Cohn | Stiles, Bakersfields oldest injury law firm, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate its new home that will help better serve clients, while contributing to the ongoing revitalization of downtown. More information here
Chain | Cohn | Stiles filed a wrongful death claim against the County of Kern related to a Kern Countys Sheriff deputy involved crash with a motorcyclist. Matthew C. Clark and Neil Gehlawat hosted a press conference. For more information on this case, click here
Two years ago, three Tehachapi women thought when a Kern County Sheriffs deputy came to their homes, they would be protected. Instead, they were sexually assaulted at the hands of former deputy Gabriel Lopez.
In an effort to keep the roadways as safe as possible for students who cycle to school, Chain | Cohn | Stiles partnered with local nonprofits Bike Bakersfield and Children First Campaign for a safety helmet giveaway. More information: Click Here
Attorney Matt Clark represents the family of Nancy Garrett, who was struck and killed by a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy while driving in his patrol car. A CHP investigation found the deputy was ultimately at fault in the crash. More information: Click here
Attorney Matt Clark discusses a lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of Nancy Garrett, who was struck and killed by a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy while driving in his patrol car, on First Look with Scott Cox. More information: Click here
Thirteen-year-old Jose Manuel Beltran was participating in physical education class at his schools gymnasium in Delano when he collapsed. The law firm is representing his family in a potential wrongful death lawsuit. More information: Click Here
Neil Gehlawat represents a Central Valley woman who was falsely arrested and imprisoned by Tulare Police. For more on this case, click here
Kern County District Attorneys Office filed charges against a Kern County Sheriffs deputy involved in a fatal crash. Matthew Clark, the attorney who represents the family of Nancy Garrett, comments on the case. Read about the case here
Jorge Barrientos — director of marketing at Chain | Cohn | Stiles and committee member for Mothers Against Drunk Driving — discusses safety measures for the Fourth of July holiday. More on Chain | Cohn | Stiles involvement with MADD: click here
CCS managing partner David Cohn provides insight on the case of a Kern County prosecutor who is being reprimanded by the State Bar for misconduct. Cohn is a veteran trial lawyer who has led seminar on civility and ethics in the courtroom as part of American Board of Trial Advocates. For more on this case, click here
KERO Channel 23 News examines the public image of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, and highlights three cases in which Sheriff’s deputies have killed local residents — all three of them cases represented by Chain | Cohn | Stiles. Learn more: Click here
CCS partner Matt Clark speaks with KERO Channel 23 (ABC) about Christmas light safety, and the liability that comes with hiring someone to hang your lights for you. Learn more by clicking here
Chain | Cohn | Stiles associate Neil Gehlawat speaks with local media about a reported hazing case in Taft, and shares that the school district could be held liable for the hazing depending on the circumstances. Learn more here
CCS partner Matt Clark and Kern County Deputy District Attorney Brandon Stallings promote Bakersfield’s first “Walk Run Like MADD” on the live stream show First Look with Scott Cox and discuss the problem of drinking and driving in Bakersfield. Learn more here
CCS on May 21, 2014 was awarded a “Certificate of Appreciation” from Mayor Harvey Hall and City of Bakersfield during a city council meeting for the law firm’s partnership in the “Freeway Litter Cleanup Project.” Learn more here
CCS Managing Partner David Cohn appears on the live stream and radio show, “First Look with Scott Cox,” to discuss an auto accident case involving pedestrians struck and killed by a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy. Learn more here
Chain | Cohn | Stiles Associate Neil Gehlawat discusses our wrongful death lawsuit (Adam Lynch) on the live stream and radio show, “First Look with Scott Cox.”
Chain | Cohn | Stiles Partner Matthew Clark hosts a press conference after filing a claim in the wrongful death case involving Adam Lynch.
Managing Partner David K. Cohn holds a press conference in the a case involving a young woman who was sexually assaulted by a sheriffs deputy at her home in Tehachapi.
CCS managing partner David K. Cohn holds a press conference in the wrongful death case of Silva v. County of Kern. David Silva was beaten to death by several law enforcement officials in May 2013.