Truck Company Liability: Drivers are Employees not Independent Contractors

Truck Collision Trucking Litigation Update: Independent Contractor Truck Drivers are Employees In recent decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal the ruled that Affinity Logistics Corp. employed their independent contractor drivers where Affinity had the right to control the details of  →

Pedestrian Safety: What you need to know

Crosswalk Safety Pedestrians killed or injured in traffic accidents in Kern County and the Bakersfield area are at epidemic proportions according to latest reports by our local new media. How can we as a community prevent these tragedies?   The greatest risk  →

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.  →

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  →

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  →

School Crossing Safety is Paramount

School Crossing Safety is Paramount Crosswalk Safety in Bakersfield: Today in the Bakersfield Californian there was an article about the needless death of Shaylyn Anela Pinoliar in Delano. Had proper precaution been taken, this tragic event could have been prevented. Children must be provided a safe  →

Let Our Family Help Your Family

Let Our Family Help Your Family Promoting the Safety of Our Community, Protecting the Rights of Our Clients: If you have been injured in an accident, you need to gain assistance from a law firm that not only has many years of experience handling personal injury  →

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1825 18th Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301

Phone: (661) 327-0601