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Category: News & Media

February 13, 2024 | News & Media

Vehicles’ Weight Puts National Guardrail System at Risk: Crash Test Research Reveals Alarming Results

Recent crash tests have raised concerns about the ability of the United States’ guardrail system to withstand impacts from heavy vehicles, especially growing-in-popularity electric vehicles. Concerns were raised about the …

February 7, 2024 | News & Media, Tips & Information

California Senate Introduces Bill Requiring Speed-Limiting Devices in Vehicles To Decrease Crashes (Chain | Cohn | Clark In The News)

The California Legislature has introduced a bill aimed at enhancing road safety that would require vehicles to be equipped with an intelligent speed limiting system. If signed into law, elected …

January 31, 2024 | News & Media

Latest Statistics Reveal Increase In On-the-Job Injuries, Deaths

For the sixth time in 7 years, workplace deaths in the United States have surpassed 5,000 deaths, according to the latest available statistics released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, …

January 24, 2024 | News & Media

Chain | Cohn | Clark Attorney Featured in 2024 Southern California ‘Super Lawyers Magazine’

Editor’s Note: Chain | Cohn | Clark partner and workers’ compensation attorney Beatriz Trejo was recently featured in the 2024 issue of Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine. Trejo was highlighted …

January 17, 2024 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Skinny Streets: New Study Finds Narrower Lanes Improve Traffic Safety

A new national study has revealed that narrower lanes on roads do not increase the risk of accidents and, in fact, can reduce traffic crashes in certain cases. The new …

January 9, 2024 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Unveiling The Truth: Workers’ Compensation Fraud Myths and Realities

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Chain | Cohn | Clark “of counsel” attorney James Yoro.  === In the realm of workers’ compensation, there is this prevailing narrative …

December 26, 2023 | News & Media, Tips & Information

New California Traffic Safety Laws For 2024: Speed Cameras, Cruising, Crosswalks, Bike Signals, More

Each year California’s governor signs hundreds of bills into law, and this year several new laws focus on roadway and traffic safety. Here are several significant laws regarding driving and …

December 19, 2023 | Tips & Information, News & Media

Holiday Travel Survival Guide: How to Safely Reach Your Destination During Busy Travel Season

The holiday season is a time of joy, family gatherings, and festive celebrations, but it’s also one of the busiest times for travel. An estimated 104 million people are expected …

December 12, 2023 | At the Firm, News & Media

Family of ‘Bakersfield Christmas Parade’ DUI Crash Victim Speak About ‘Hero’ Father, Grandfather (Chain | Cohn | Clark Lawsuit)

Editor’s Note: The following was part of a news release sent to local media outlets regarding a press conference with the family of victims of the alleged DUI crash during …

November 28, 2023 | Tips & Information, News & Media

Officials Consider Banning Right Turns on Red Lights To Decrease Accidents Involving Pedestrians, Bicyclists

An average of 20 pedestrians are killed every day in the United States, the highest rate nationally in more than 40 years, according to the latest national statistics. Banning right …

October 18, 2023 | Tips & Information, News & Media

New Vehicles Are Safer, But Roadway Deaths Are Increasing. Learn Why, And What Safety Experts Say We Can Do To Help.

New vehicles today are safer than any other point in history thanks to national car safety standards. So how is it that roadway fatalities are increasing? Car-related fatalities have been …

September 27, 2023 | Community Service, News & Media

10th Bakersfield Walk Like MADD – Presented By Chain | Cohn | Clark – Brings Together Hundreds, Raises Nearly $60K To Fight Impaired Driving in Kern County

More than 500 DUI crash victims, family members and friends, law enforcement officers and first responders, community leaders, and supporters came together Sept. 23 at the Park at River Walk …

September 20, 2023 | News & Media, Tips & Information

New California Bills Introduce Speed Cameras, Restrict Self-Driving Trucks, Make Bike-Friendly Code Changes

California is poised to introduce speed cameras on its roadways for the first time while simultaneously taking steps to restrict the operation of self-driving trucks without human drivers, and bike-friendly …

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