Fatal Auto Accidents Increase Over Summer Months According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the number of fatal auto accidents rise during the summer with approximately 2,800 fatal crashes occurring individually in the months of June and July. The IIHS reports that June through September experiences the most fatal auto accidents than any…

Negligence in a Personal Injury Case A personal injury can be devastating both emotionally and financially. You may experience financial losses as you have to pay for any medical treatments you require to fully recover. You may also need to take time off work to heal properly. If you were in an auto accident, you…

How to Prevent Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian accidents are very common occurrences that can happen to anyone. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reportsthat almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed in a crash involving a passenger vehicle in 2017 alone. In fact, pedestrians are 1.5 times more likelyto be killed in a crash than an occupant…

Avoiding Accidents With Motorcycles It seems like we’re always hearing about someone being severely injured or killed due to a motorcycle crash. In fact, the number of motorcycle fatalities has been on the rise since the late 1990s as more and more people are choosing this mode of transportation. Approximately 5,000 motorcyclist deaths were reported…

Texting and driving is a serious legal offense. It’s not just typing and sending a text that’s illegal, even reading a text is illegal. Watch my latest video to learn more. Stay safe; don’t text and drive. Contact my office should you need additional legal advice.

Caring for our Loved Ones – Watching Out for Nursing Home Abuse Nearly everyone I talk to can share a story about caring for an older loved one and the challenges that brings.  Whether dealing with someone who has dementia or someone whose health is fragile brings a host of issues that can tax any…

Do you need a personal injury attorney? Watch my latest video to find out….If you find yourself needing an injury attorney, contact me to determine your next move; also subscribe to my youtube channel for more videos!

In a recent accident in east Bakersfield, five people were injured and four cars were involved, with one ending up flipped over onto its side.  It’s a miracle no one died in that hit and run. According to the Office of Traffic Safety’s most recent data (2015), Kern ranked 17th out of 58 counties for…

Motorcycles – Be Carefree & Be Careful! As the weather gets better people throughout Kern County will enjoy the roads on a motorcycle and/or All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV).  And why not?  Feeling the breeze and enjoying sights unavailable from a car are things to look forward to every Spring. Motorcycles and ATVs can be a safe,…

Biting Dogs – Man’s Best Friend? At this year’s Rose Parade, Bakersfield’s Tara the Cat was honored for protecting her owner’s daughter from a dog in May 2014. Unfortunately, dog bites are a common occurrence and can cause severe injuries. Some resulting in loss of wages and even a loss of life. According to the…

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