Chain | Cohn | Stiles files lawsuit on behalf of family of jogger killed by driver who allegedly fell asleep

August 19, 2014 | 9:45 am


The Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles has announced it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family of Jesse Rios. You can see the news release and media coverage below. Rios was struck and killed by a truck driver while on a morning jog. The driver allegedly fell asleep ...
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Update: Kern County deputy takes plea deal in crash that killed 2, including Chain | Cohn | Stiles client

August 15, 2014 | 9:06 am


A Kern County Sheriff’s deputy who killed two pedestrians in 2011 took a plea deal in his criminal case. The civil case was settled earlier this year by Chain | Cohn | Stiles for a record $8.8 million. The criminal case and plea deal is getting nationwide attention. To read more about it, click here. ...
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Student safety tips for a successful new school year

August 14, 2014 | 10:02 am


For the majority of students in Bakersfield and Kern County, Aug. 18 is back-to-school time. It’s important for students to have a safe environment at school, and also to and from school. Read below for various safety tips and advice — courtesy of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office — on how to protect your children, and ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners with Bakersfield College ‘Renegades’ this season

August 11, 2014 | 10:10 am


Bakersfield College recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary. The Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles this year is celebrating 80 years. For the two local institutions, a partnership is only natural. The two Bakersfield staples are partnering this year to help bring all Bakersfield College “Renegades” football games to the people of ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles represents victims in explosive accident garnering media attention

August 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm


UPDATE: Arrests have been made in this case. See the news stories below for more information.  Russell Lester and Bryan Walls were attending a party on Fourth of July in west Bakersfield, celebrating our nation’s independence and wedding reception. By the end of the night, they were in local hospitals. The two arrived at the party ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles unveils new videos airing now on ChainLaw.com, local TV

August 4, 2014 | 9:39 am


Several things set apart Chain | Cohn | Stiles from other law firms in Bakersfield, Kern County and the San Joaquin Valley. It’s one of the oldest and most successful personal injury law firms in the area, for example. But another fact that makes Chain | Cohn | Stiles stand out is that most of ...
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NBC article highlights increasing number of truck accidents, fatalities in US

July 31, 2014 | 10:46 am


Fatal truck accidents in the United States happen nearly 11 times every single day in this country on average, killing nearly 4,000 people each year, according to a recently released NBC News feature titled “Truck Accidents Surge, But There’s No National Outcry.” On top of that, more than 100,000 people are injured every year in ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles takes underprivileged kids back-to-school shopping in ‘Children’s Shopping Spree’

July 29, 2014 | 10:26 am


The first day of the 2014-15 school year is fast approaching for most Kern County students, which means back-to-school shopping is in full swing. But for some underprivileged students in Bakersfield and Kern County, there may not be any back-to-school shopping. For some students, new clothes and school supplies to start the school year are ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles celebrates Delano’s 40th ‘Philippine Weekend’

July 24, 2014 | 8:48 am


Each year, thousands congregate in Delano for a month’s worth of events designed to unite, celebrate and commemorate the Kern County city’s large Filipino population. Chain | Cohn | Stiles is proud to help the city celebrate its 40th Philippine Weekend, continuing this weekend. Events and celebrations during the commemoration include a basketball tournament, a ...
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles partners with correctional officers to provide legal services

July 21, 2014 | 9:39 am


Nearly 50 years ago, the Bakersfield personal injury law firm Chain | Cohn | Stiles pioneered Group Law Services, which provides legal assistance to the working people in Kern County. Members of Group Law Services groups and businesses can take full advantage of membership benefits including free consultations, reduced legal fees and notary assistance. Chain | ...
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