Understanding California’s Wrongful Death Statute

According to California’s wrongful death statute, wrongful death is caused by the legal fault of another person or entity. A wrongful death may occur due to wrongful acts of negligence or intentional acts, including crimes. The following people may file a wrongful death lawsuit in California civil court: The deceased person’s surviving spouse or…

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Hiring the Right Lawyer For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Every year, approximately one million Americans receive emergency hospital treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI). Truck and car accidents, severe falls, and crushing injuries are common instances that can cause a TBI due to negligence resulting in costly care to the individuals involved. TBI claims are necessary to help the victims rebuild their lives…

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The Importance of Cautious Driving Behind The Wheel

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of daily life, especially when behind the wheel. However, exercising caution while driving is paramount for ensuring not only your safety but also the safety of those around you. Rodriguez & Associates attorney Blake Mustoe explains the importance of practicing caution…

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Rodriguez & Associates Named 2024 Best Personal Injury Lawyers

The Bakersfield personal injury attorneys at Rodriguez & Associates have been recognized by Expertise.com’s 2024 Best Personal Injury Lawyers list. They are also listed in Expertise for the following: 9 Best Bakersfield Motorcycle Accident Lawyers 18 Best Car Accident Lawyers in Bakersfield 3 Best Car Accident Lawyers in Tehachapi 6 Best Car Accident Lawyers…

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What is the Role of a Trial Lawyer in Personal Injury Law?

Have you ever wondered about the role of a trial lawyer? Bakersfield, California personal injury trial lawyer and founder and president of Rodriguez & Associates Daniel Rodriguez explains that there are some statistics about trial lawyers that people may find surprising as it relates to personal injury law: How Often Do Personal Injury Lawyers…

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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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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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