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Willing to take cases to trial

We won't shy away from taking your case to trial to fight for you.

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Bakersfield Personal Injury Attorney

At Faulkner Law, we focus our attention on one client at a time; providing the personal quality and care you need.

Why Choose Us as Your Lawyer?

At Faulkner Law Offices, we have been representing injured people since 1974 with a sole focus on personal injury. We believe this gives us the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively pursue compensation for our clients. We are not intimidated by large companies and are willing to take our cases to trial if necessary to recover the maximum possible compensation.

If you have been injured through the negligence of another, Faulkner Law Offices can help. We serve Bakersfield, California representing injured people in a range of personal injury matters.

Why You Need a Lawyer

Accidents and injuries can cause major disruptions in a person’s life and bring enormous financial and emotional burdens. A personal injury claim may involve severe or disabling injuries, in which case the claim has a higher value.

It makes sense to have a legal professional with extensive knowledge, experience, and resources handling your case. The insurance company may deny liability or refuse to offer a fair settlement. Our experienced Bakersfield personal injury attorneys can negotiate skillfully on your behalf or fight for your rights in court if necessary.

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Our firm works hard to hold people accountable for needlessly injuring others.
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What our clients say

"These attorneys are some of the best. They work hard for your case... I can't say enough good things about this law office.

Meghan L.

“Very nice people, would recommend again, I think they were fair with the outcome. Thank you Faulkner’s...”

Christy S.

“Great accident attorney. Highly recommend them if you are seeking an attorney for an injury."

Jesse L.

"The Faulkners are wonderful attorneys and extremely kind people."

Jamie W.

"An honest lawyer you can trust! Leave the legal details to Matt as he is very experienced..."

Mercedes M.

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A history of successful injury cases

Types of Personal Injury We Cover

Our attorneys have decades of experience representing injured clients in a range of personal injury matters. We have a history of success handling cases including:

  • Car accidents: Auto accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in the state and the country. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)  reports 3,623 traffic fatalities in 2016, representing a 7% increase from the previous year.
  • Trucking accidents: Passenger vehicle occupants are vulnerable to serious injuries in a collision with a fully-loaded tractor-trailer. Unfortunately, many wrecks involving commercial trucks and passenger vehicles are caused by the truck driver or trucking company.
  • Motorcycle accidents: Motorcyclists lack the protection of an enclosed vehicle in a crash and are more likely to suffer serious or fatal injuries. Many motorcycle accidents are caused by drivers who fail to register the motorcycle in the roadway.
  • Pedestrian accidents: Pedestrians are completely unprotected and vulnerable in a traffic crash with a motor vehicle. OTS reports 867 pedestrian fatalities in California in 2016.
  • Bus accidents: Although they do not happen as frequently as car accidents, bus accidents can cause serious injuries when they occur.
  • Slip and Fall: If your slip and fall accident occurred on someone else’s property because of property owner negligence, you may have a premises liability claim for compensation.
  • Dog bites: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an estimated 4.7 million people in the U.S. sustained dog bites in a single year.
  • Medical malpractice: Although doctors are there to improve and protect our health, medical error remains a leading cause of death and injury in the U.S.
  • Wrongful death: If you have lost a loved one because of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we can help you pursue a wrongful death claim to hold the responsible parties accountable.

Contact Us Today

People are injured every day through the negligence or wrongdoing of others. If you or your loved one has been hurt in an accident or injury that was someone else’s fault, contact Faulkner Law Offices as soon as possible. We take a personal approach to personal injury law and maintain a direct line of communication with our clients.