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March 2, 2022 | At the Firm, Cases, News & Media, Tips & Information

‘Social Host Liability’: Lawsuit Filed In Local New Year’s Eve Crash That Killed Three Young Men

Chain | Cohn | Clark has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the home where several young men allegedly drank alcohol before a crash that killed three of them on …

March 31, 2021 | News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark files lawsuit in the choking death of 21-year-old at local for-profit care facility

Ryan Kowal, 21, had severe autism and required one-on-one care “at all times” when he was placed in the care of SAILS Westbrook Crisis Home in Bakersfield. That care was …

January 13, 2021 | Cases, News & Media

Lawsuit: Dangers of Highway 99 through Bakersfield should be addressed for safety

In November 2019, a big rig driver slammed into the back of a pickup truck on Highway 99 at Rosedale Highway, killing both the pickup’s driver and passenger, Kathy McNutt …

July 8, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark resolves Nancy Garrett wrongful death case, the last in a series of fatal crashes involving Kern County Sheriff’s personnel

Chain | Cohn | Clark has resolved a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of 72-year-old Nancy Joyce Garrett, who was killed when a Kern County Sheriff’s Office …

June 10, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

‘America’s deadliest police’ title hangs over Kern County as protests continue against law enforcement brutality

As protests against police brutality continue throughout Kern County, the United States, and the world, Chain | Cohn | Clark would like to revisit this issue that has been brought …

December 26, 2018 | At the Firm, Cases, News & Media

Wrongful death, civil rights, elder abuse cases among notable cases resolved by Chain | Cohn | Clark in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Kern County’s leading accident, injury and workers’ compensation law firm Chain | Cohn | Clark takes a look back at noteworthy resolved cases, some …

May 9, 2018 | Cases, News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark resolves wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of family of motorcyclist killed in crash with Sheriff’s deputy patrol car

Chain | Cohn | Clark has reached a settlement with the County of Kern on behalf of the family of a motorcyclist who was killed in 2015 when a Kern County …

April 18, 2018 | Audio, Cases, News & Media, Video

Kern County Sheriff’s comments from leaked video on cost of deadly force causes controversy

A video released recently showing Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood telling an employees union that it is better “financially” to kill suspects than to “cripple” them has sparked controversy locally and …

November 15, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

ACLU report outlines civil rights violations in Kern County, highlights Chain | Cohn | Clark cases

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has published a report following a two-year study that concludes law enforcement agencies in Kern County – specifically the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern …

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 …

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