Take the pledge: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 4, 2014 | 9:59 am


Put down the cell phone, and stay alive. That’s the message this month from the National Safety Council and National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration as April is “National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.” Thousands die each year due to people using their cell phones while driving. In fact, here are some startling statistics, courtesy of the ...
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CCS gears up for 2014 Kern Corporate Challenge

April 1, 2014 | 9:53 am


Chain | Cohn | Stiles is always up for a challenge, whether in a personal injury or social security disability case, in the court room, or on the playing field. Starting in May, our law firm will go head-to-head with other companies from throughout Bakersfield in the 2014 Kern Corporate Challenge. It’s a six-week, Olympic-style ...
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CCS: Where real people go for justice

March 28, 2014 | 4:02 pm


At Chain | Cohn | Stiles, we know our clients are No. 1. So, in the newest issue of Bakersfield Life Magazine, out Saturday in The Bakersfield Californian and online now, we wanted to highlight the experiences of our former clients at our law firm. See our ad HERE, and also on our Instagram. We chose three ...
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Witnesses in CCS wrongful death case file lawsuit for cell phone seizure

March 26, 2014 | 11:12 am


Another lawsuit has been filed related to our wrongful death case against local law enforcement. Five witnesses to the May 2013 confrontation between law enforcement and David Silva have filed a lawsuit in federal court, according to The Bakersfield Californian, alleging they were unlawfully detained and law enforcement improperly seized their cell phones they used to record the ...
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CCS supports local youth baseball programs

March 21, 2014 | 10:19 am


Chain | Cohn | Stiles for years has been a proud supporter of local youth programs, from Boys and Girls Club of Kern County to Youth Connection. This year is no different. CCS and our attorneys are proud supporters of the Southwest Bakersfield Baseball. Recently, our logo and sign was installed at the Aera Park ...
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Like the late Dr. Grossman, CCS devoted to providing care for burn victims

March 19, 2014 | 9:44 am


In 2009, San Joaquin Community Hospital established the Grossman Burn Center. Before then, Bakersfield and Kern County residents in need of specialized burn care had to travel more than 100 miles to Fresno or Los Angeles for treatment. Since opening in Bakersfield, the Grossman Burn Center has averaged about 350 patients annually, according to The ...
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CCS, MADD Kern County partner to help keep streets safe

March 17, 2014 | 10:13 am


St. Patrick’s Day is the second most dangerous time of the year for drunk driving fatalities, just behind New Year’s Day. And according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 79 people in the United States were killed in drunk driving crashes on St. Patrick’s Day in 2012. This represents 48 percent of all highway ...
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CCS sponsors Bakersfield Tennis Open

March 10, 2014 | 9:29 am


This weekend featured the start of the Bakersfield Tennis Open, the largest professional tennis event in Bakersfield since the 1965 Davis Cup. And Chain | Cohn | Stiles is a proud sponsor. See our “welcome” sign at the entrance of the Bakersfield Racquet Club, which is hosting the event. The tournament is a Unites States Tennis Association (USTA) Pro ...
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Media covers record-breaking Chain | Cohn | Stiles settlement

March 5, 2014 | 4:30 pm


Late last week, Chain | Cohn | Stiles announced a wrongful death settlement between the County of Kern and the families of two people killed by a speeding Kern County Sheriff’s deputy. That $8.8 million settlement is believed to be record-breaking for an automobile accident case against the County of Kern. But the toughest part ...
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