Hiring an Attorney for an Auto Accident Case or Handling it Yourself

slide4-small When someone is involved in an auto accident, they may be unsure whether they should hire an attorney to handle their case or deal with the insurance companies on their own. The answer is yes, hire an attorney, without delay  →

Concussions and Traumatic Brain Injury: What People Need to Know

Brain Injury Too many young football players are suffering from recurring concussions. It may not be first apparent after an accident but a concussion can cause continuing brain injury from mild to severe.  Presently there is no sure way to definitively diagnose  →

Is your Church or School Van Safe?

van_rollover Bulletin: NHTSA warns of the Dangers of 15-Passenger Vans The federal government issued a consumer advisory warning all people and groups that use 15-passenger vans. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is an federal agency established by the Highway  →

How to Avoid Distracted Driving

The Danger of Distracted Driving The PBS Newshour recently produced a really good story about the dangers of distracted driving.   In an effort to help educate our Bakersfield community about how to avoid distracted driving, we would like to provide the following information. Distracted  →

Kern County Bar Association Thanksgiving Dinner for the Homeless

Thanksgiving Dinner Matthew Faulkner is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kern County Bar Association. Every year the Kern County Bar Association members were present at the Bakersfield Homeless Center to help serve Thanksgiving Dinner to families in need.  →

Tips to Ensure a Safe and Happy Holiday Season

tips 1.    DO NOT DRIVE DISTRACTED. That can mean a number of things from texting to talking on the phone to eating/drinking to yelling at your noisy kids in the backseat.  Don’t let what seem like harmless activities turn into a  →

Bounce House Injuries on the Rise

image 3 From Medscape Medical News: The number of bouncy-house injuries has skyrocketed in the last 10 years, reaching the point where an American child is injured every 46 minutes, according to research published online November 26 in Pediatrics. Meghan C. Thompson, BA, from the  →

Kid Safety: Learn About the 10 Most Dangerous Toys

image 2 It is more important than ever to know what toys are safe for our children. A new study reveals the names of real toys were sold to millions of unsuspecting Americans: The 10 Most Dangerous Toys of All Time. Toys are  →

California Operation Life Saver

Amtrak train. amtrak, travel, transportation, track, train, railroad, rail, transit A new nonprofit public safety organization called California Operation Lifesaver has been founded to reduce the number of tragic incidents at highway rail grade crossing intersections and trespassing at railroad right of ways.  The organization educates the public on how  →

Anderson Cooper: Insurance Companies – Keeping them Honest

Anderson Cooper: Insurance Companies – Keeping them Honest If you have been injured and are having trouble with being treated fairly by insurance companies, you should watch the Anderson Cooper report about insurance companies deliberately Delaying, Denying and Disputing legitimate claims. Faulkner Law Offices has the experience and  →

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Faulkner Law Offices
1825 18th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: (661) 327-0601