Danay Gonzalez Answers What NOT to Do If You Are a Party In a Lawsuit

Danay Gonzales, partner at Rodriguez & Associates, answers commonly asked questions about what NOT to do if you are a party in a lawsuit in her educational TikTok video: Do NOT post about the lawsuit on social media- it will be used against you. It’s important to be on your best behavior if you…

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Rodriguez & Associates Welcomes a New Attorney

Rodriguez & Associates is happy to welcome new attorney Victoria L. Harp to our firm. Born and raised in West Bloomfield, Michigan, Victoria made her way to the west coast after earning her JD from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Victoria has extensive experience in personal injury/torts, family law, criminal law, and…

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks, semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and municipal trucks are only some of the massive vehicles on the road at any given time, all of which are nearly 30-40 times the mass of the traditional family car, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. When a large truck is involved in an accident with a…

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Danay Gonzalez Answers Commonly Asked Questions About Being a Lawyer

Danay Gonzalez, attorney at Rodriguez & Associates, answers a few commonly asked questions people have for her about being a personal injury lawyer. What made you become a lawyer? I wanted to be a voice for my community and make a difference. How did you become a lawyer? After high school, I attended UCLA,…

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Trucks vs. Cars: Are All Vehicle Crashes the Same?

Every car crash has its own unique set of circumstances that individuals, law enforcement, and insurance companies must handle, but when a crash involves a commercial truck (also referred to as a semi-truck or tractor-trailer) additional layers of trucking law, regulations, insurance policies, and negligence come into play. Handling a lawsuit that involves a…

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Common Mistakes People Make After Being In a Motor Vehicle Accident

We understand how a serious injury or losing a loved one in a car crash can and will impact your life. It’s very common to be shaken up after a motor vehicle accident, but it’s very important to remember these key steps so we can help your case to the best of our ability….

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Pros and Cons of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

After an unexpected accident, you may ask yourself if you should retain a Bakersfield personal injury attorney. Hiring a lawyer can deliver significant advantages to your case, but in some situations, you may wonder if it is worth the cost. To identify whether you should hire a personal injury attorney, it is important to…

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What Causes Poor Road Conditions?

When we think of traffic accidents and collisions, we tend to think that the situation must have been caused by a driver that was reckless, distracted, or under the influence. However, unsafe roadway conditions are an underlying contributor to a number of accidents across the country. A poorly designed, ill-maintained, or naturally hazardous roadway…

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What Are Soft-Tissue Injuries?

The soft tissues in the body, such as the muscles, ligaments, skin, and tendons, can sustain serious trauma during an accident. Soft tissue injuries can result in severe pain, swelling, bruising, and other physical symptoms. If you sustained a soft tissue injury due to another person’s negligence, you may be eligible for financial compensation….

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California Oilfield Statistics 2021

California is one of the top 10 oil-producing states in America, with Kern and Ventura counties home to much of that production. In these counties, oilfields provide employment for thousands of individuals, making it an important industry for the livelihoods of many families. While work on the oilfield is inherently dangerous, the right safety…

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