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January 6, 2021 | Tips & Information

New year, new state laws face California drivers, workers, families

The New Year means new rules for Californians, including for drivers. New state laws for 2021 include those aiming to crack down even more on distracted driving, protecting crews working …

December 30, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

Department of Justice settles with Kern County Sheriff’s Office over civil rights violations, Chain | Cohn | Clark cases

A settlement has been reached between the California Department of Justice and local law enforcement departments after an investigation into civil rights violations and excessive force allegations, some of which …

June 10, 2020 | Cases, News & Media

‘America’s deadliest police’ title hangs over Kern County as protests continue against law enforcement brutality

As protests against police brutality continue throughout Kern County, the United States, and the world, Chain | Cohn | Clark would like to revisit this issue that has been brought …

January 2, 2019 | Tips & Information

New year, new laws for California drivers, bicyclist, scooter riders

As usual, the New Year brings about new laws to California. And for 2019, several new laws involve measures that affect most of us in the state: driving safety, civil …

December 26, 2018 | At the Firm, Cases, News & Media

Wrongful death, civil rights, elder abuse cases among notable cases resolved by Chain | Cohn | Clark in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, Kern County’s leading accident, injury and workers’ compensation law firm Chain | Cohn | Clark takes a look back at noteworthy resolved cases, some …

March 14, 2018 | Tips & Information

Sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo Movement

Chain | Cohn | Clark workers’ compensation* attorney Beatriz Trejo recently made a presentation in front of the Kern County Paralegal Association focused on ethical obligations to prevent sexual harassment …

November 15, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

ACLU report outlines civil rights violations in Kern County, highlights Chain | Cohn | Clark cases

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has published a report following a two-year study that concludes law enforcement agencies in Kern County – specifically the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern …

March 29, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark files wrongful death claim on behalf of family of man who died while in Lemoore police custody

* Note: Neil Gehlawat is no longer an attorney with Chain | Cohn | Clark * The family of Donald Hill, a 30-year-old Central Valley man who died in December …

February 15, 2017 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Sexual harassment in the workplace persists, but with the law on the victim’s side

The following article written by Chain | Cohn | Clark lawyer Neil Gehlawat appeared in the February-March 2017 issue of the Kern Business Journal. To view the PDF print version …

February 1, 2017 | Cases, News & Media, Video

Chain | Cohn | Clark files claims on behalf of two students wrongfully arrested by Bakersfield police

Chain | Cohn | Clark and the Bakersfield Chapter of NAACP announced the filing of government claims for wrongful arrest, excessive force and racial profiling against the city of Bakersfield …

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