How Much Does a Lawyer Charge for a Car Accident Case?

The amount a lawyer charges for a car accident case depends on many factors. However, most car accident lawyers accept car accident cases on a contingency fee basis. Therefore, hiring an accident attorney would typically not cost you anything up front; the fees are based on how much money the lawyer recovers for your personal […] Read more

How Safe Is It to Ride a Motorcycle in Bakersfield?

For Bakersfield residents, motorcycle riding can be one of the most liberating and exciting experiences on the road. Motorcycle riding is a hobby that has been enjoyed in and around Kern County for generations. The Bakersfield Motorcycle Club, founded in 1919, was one of the first organized groups for motorcycle riders in the country. With […] Read more

What Are the Most Scenic Roads in California?

California is the third-largest state in the U.S., and it offers residents and visitors alike beautiful views and many scenic routes. From the mountains of Northern California to the beaches of Southern California, the state has something for everyone. Because California is home to millions of residents and attracts millions of visitors every year, many […] Read more

What Are the Most Common Personal Injury Cases in California?

Most personal injury cases fall under tort law. Specifically, most personal injury claims are based on negligence. These cases arise after one person injures another person due to negligence (or carelessness). Below, you will learn about some of California’s most common personal injury cases. Personal Injury Statistics No one has studied the types of personal […] Read more

Is It Illegal to Drive Barefoot in California?

No state in the U.S. has a law against driving barefoot. You will not break any criminal laws by simply driving barefoot in California. Just because you can, however, doesn’t mean you should. Although California has no laws against driving barefoot, you should avoid this dangerous practice. It can increase your risk of getting into […] Read more

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Motorcycle Accident?

If you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident, you’re probably wondering whether it’s worth the hassle of involving a lawyer. It can be a big mistake not to consult a lawyer after a motorcycle accident. When you don’t consult a lawyer, you might not know your rights or how much compensation you’re entitled to receive. […] Read more

What’s the Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

Most people use the words “attorney” and “lawyer” interchangeably in California. In Bakersfield, residents may use these words to describe someone who represents them in a criminal case at the Kern County Superior Court, a contract dispute, an employment law matter, or after an accident.  Even Google uses these words synonymously. For example, if you […] Read more

What To Do If The Other Driver Doesn’t Report the Accident

When you are involved in a car accident that involves injuries or property damage, you are required to remain at the accident scene until police arrive. It can be difficult to know if your car has damage until you take it to a mechanic. The car may appear to have a few scratches, but the […] Read more

How Safe Are Motor Scooters in California? 

Over the years, many forms of public transportation have become less popular. The COVID-19 pandemic has only served to further this trend. Many people who are wary of infection or seeking a more private commute might be curious about alternative forms of travel. Therefore, the growing popularity of motor scooters should not come as a […] Read more

What Does Yielding the Right of Way Mean?

You might have heard the term “yielding the right of way.” You likely know that the term refers to the standard of conduct at traffic intersections. But what exactly is the right of way? Who has it and who does not? In this post, we’ll explore what it means yield the right away and when […] Read more

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