What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is a serious injury that can be caused by a forceful external blow to the head, a sudden jolt to the body, or a penetrating head injury. A TBI directly impacts brain functionality leading to catastrophic injury or possibly death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Rodriguez & Associates: Top Personal Injury Lawyers in Kern County

With over 100 years of combined experience and nearly 1 billion dollars recovered for our clients in the last 20 years, Rodriguez & Associates is well known as home to some of the top personal injury trial lawyers in Kern County. The firm’s dedication to excellence and attention to detail is apparent in each…

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Rodriguez & Associates Recognized for Top Verdict in California

Rodriguez & Associates has earned the number one spot on the TopVerdict.com list of Top 10 Personal Injury Verdicts in California for 2022. This list is comprised of various types of cases that were tried either in state or federal courts in California. The listed personal injury case of Ruckman, et al. v. Big…

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The Dynamic Culture of Rodriguez & Associates

Rodriguez & Associates case manager, Phyllis Stassi, attributes the firm’s success to its dynamic workplace culture and the principles of commitment, professionalism, and drive that have been exemplified by founder and president Daniel Rodriguez. From her first day at the firm in 2008, she immediately recognized the respect, attention to detail, and fortitude shared…

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What to Do if Injured in a California Oilfield Accident

Despite available safety equipment and extensive operational regulations, negligence and lack of training continue to contribute to serious oilfield accidents. Workers are not only exposed to the dangerous nature of volatile elements but also face completely avoidable hazards that stem from working conditions. One of the top oil production states, California oilfields provide many…

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Different Types of Damages You Can Recover in a Personal Injury Case

An unexpected accident can happen at any time, in any place. When these events occur, the victim can be left with serious physical injuries, emotional trauma, and extensive financial hardship. Fortunately, victims of negligence have the right to hold the person responsible for their injuries accountable in a personal injury lawsuit. Personal injury claims…

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Meet Rodriguez & Associates Attorney Jefferson Eberhardt

It was a chance meeting with Daniel Rodriguez while borrowing a book from a friend and peer, that catalyzed Jefferson Eberhardt’s path toward Rodriguez & Associates. Speaking with Daniel in those first casual moments in the office taught him a great deal about the culture and merit of the firm and the pride Daniel’s…

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Vote For Us In The 2023 Best Of Readers’ Choice Poll!

Vote for Rodriguez & Associates, Daniel Rodriguez, Chantal Trujillo, and Joel T. Andreesen in The Bakersfield Californian’s 2023 Best of Readers’ Choice Awards. We are listed in the following categories: Best Law Firm Rodriguez & Associates Best Personal Injury Lawyer Daniel Rodriguez Chantal Trujillo Joel T. Andreesen Vote now – click on the links…

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Common Causes of Oilfield Accidents

Working on an oilfield is a dangerous profession. In an industry that requires working with heavy machinery, combustible materials, and large vehicles among many other hazards, there are a large number of potential hazards. Most oilfield accidents are preventable with proper precautions, yet traumatic and fatal accidents caused by explosions, faulty machinery, or environmental…

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Serious Injuries From Car Accidents

Accidents from the impact of cars crashing often result in serious injuries that have a lasting impact on the lives of the victims. Since the average American car weighs over 2 tons when an accident occurs between two cars over 8,000 pounds of metal and steel collide at great force. The damage and potential…

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