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Case Results

  • Judgment for wrongful death of pedestrian struck by motor vehicle.

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    $1,900,000
  • Bike vs. motor vehicle collision resulting in low back injuries. Disputed liability.

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    $800,000
  • Speeding vehicle struck client’s parked car*

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    $950,000
  • Client was rear-ended resulting in low back injury*

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    $1,475,000
  • Clients were rear ended by a utility vehicle*

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    $2,300,000

Bakersfield Personal Injury Lawyer


The highly trained Bakersfield personal injury lawyers at The May Firm have the necessary knowledge and experience to help all Bakersfield residents with a variety of cases, including motorcycle, automobile and bicycle accidents, defective products, dangerous premises, catastrophic accidents and much more. Each of our Bakersfield injury lawyers are fully dedicated to defending the rights of clients, and they will aggressively pursue the best resolution for each case. Being locally based gives us a lot of hands-on experience with the Bakersfield court system, and we will utilize this knowledge to make the entire process as smooth and successful as possible. If you've been injured, contact a Bakersfield personal injury lawyer at The May Firm to learn your rights following a personal injury accident.

We understand the long-lasting and devastating impact that a traumatic personal injury can have on your life due to the need for continual treatment and long-term care. In some cases, a permanent disability can be caused by someone else’s negligence. These issues can hinder your ability to earn a living or find new employment. Therefore, part of our job is to help you find the resources, including quality medical treatment, to ensure that you are able to return to health and resume your life. The law provides injury victims compensation for your losses and we fight for you.

With more than 360,000 residents in the area, it is no wonder that the majority of the county’s courthouses and government offices are located within the city of Bakersfield. Interstate 5 and State Routes 58 and 99 are some of the busiest and most dangerous highways in California. This leads to heavily congested driving conditions which increases the likelihood of being involved in a serious collision.

Bakersfield Personal Injury Attorneys Who Care

The entire staff of The May Firm is cognizant of the difficult and often delicate nature of personal injury accidents and claims. Our team is dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care for each client. Our Bakersfield personal injury attorneys have earned their excellent reputation and have won numerous awards in their field. Additionally, we have successfully recovered millions in damages for our valued clients. Our passion for ensuring that your legal rights are always upheld is clear in our client reviews and case results.

Why So Many Accidents Happen In Bakersfield

Bakersfield is the largest city within Kern County, which encompasses more than 8,100 square miles. Bakersfield is conveniently located in the southern portion of the San Joaquin Valley, directly between Fresno and Los Angeles. The largest local employers are in the farming, agriculture and oil industries. Unfortunately, this type of heavy labor can lead to a variety of personal injuries, especially trucking accidents. The May Firm is here to help our clients get justice.

Clients Testimonials

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    The staff was friendly and very helpful throughout my entire case. Sienna stood out with her great customer service and help. I would recommend The May Firm to anyone looking for a personal injury attorney.

    Car Accident, Natalie Garcia
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    A friendly and professional firm. Always answered questions quickly. Highly recommended to anyone who needs a personal injury lawyer. Extremely satisfied with the outcome.

    Car Accident, Linda Hughes
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    Robert, Cameron and his staff are great. From day one the expectations were explained and updates were always provided. Robert put me at ease by reassuring me the case would be handled appropriately from beginning to end. I give him and his staff credit for the quick resolve to my case.

    Bicycle Accident, Javier Duran
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    Highly reliable and responsible team of sharp professionals. As a client, I am grateful for the assistance and help in my personal injury case. They took care of every aspect of the process being very supportive and responsive to my every question and concern. I highly recommend The May Firm as the most professional team of personal injury lawyers in California.

    Bicycle Accident, T.K.
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    Rob and Cameron are genuine people who helped me feel genuinely cared for. I appreciate their work and recommend them to others.

    Bicycle Accident, Christopher Scott
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    If I ever need a lawyer again I’m calling the May Firm. I was rear ended and had a ton of bills. They told me what my rights were and that they would take care of me. All I had to do was get to physical therapy. They did everything and I ended up with a very nice settlement and a new car. Thank you!!!! You exceeded my expectations!!!

    Auto Accident, Amanda Allen
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    The May Firm was able make a stressful time so much easier. They took care of everything quickly and efficiently. The entire staff was very professional but also friendly and supportive. I would recommend the May Firm to anyone that is looking for a excellent personal injury lawyer.

    Auto Accident, Lily Hoag
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    I feel that when I first called, you guys were all over it. You actually drove to Paso Robles which was huge at the time. You guys were great at communicating with me through the whole process. Thank you.

    Auto Accident, Nick Ferrari
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    I think they did an outstanding job dealing with my case – Thank you for taking that burden off of my back.

    Auto Accident, Terri Bak
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    Rob May and his team achieved over and above what I ever anticipated. I am thankful I found them and I hold them in the highest esteem. Should you ever need a conscientious and diligent personal injury lawyer, I strongly recommend Robert May. He’s awesome. Thanks guys, for your patience and professionalism. You rock!

    Dog Bites & Attacks, Jeanne Mello

Call Bakersfield's top ranked personal injury law firm at (661) 244-9712 to schedule your free appointment.

Free Consultation

Home and hospital visits are available if you are unable to travel. Our attorneys are happy to meet with you at a convenient location to discuss your personal injury claim and help you determine the best course of action.

 

Experience Matters

Experience is important, especially in personal injury matters. Attorneys that specialize in other fields of the law will also occasionally handle personal injury cases. If you have been injured as the result of someone else’s negligence, you need an attorney who is intimately familiar with all the complexities of personal injury law, not a part-time personal injury lawyer. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to help you navigate your case so to avoid the kinds of pitfalls that can sink otherwise good cases.

Our attorneys have the knowledge and expertise to get the results you deserve. Our attorneys have helped countless accident victims and their families win tens of millions of dollars in settlements and jury verdicts. If you have been injured by no-fault of your own, you need an advocate to fight for your right to fair compensation. The auto insurance industry is staffed with teams of adjusters, claim representatives and lawyers ready to fight your claim. When you hire The May Firm, you even the playing field. If you are in need of a Bakersfield personal injury lawyer, please contact The May Firm today.

Start Today with a Free Case Consultation

Have you suffered from a personal injury accident? Contact a Bakersfield personal injury lawyer at The May Firm today for a free, no-obligation consultation. We will happily answer your questions and review the details of your situation to determine if you have a case. If you decide to move forward with legal action, you will not pay any fees unless we win. We operate on a contingency basis so you do not need to be worried about losing money. We also provide assistance with everything from properly filing your case to communicating effectively with your insurance company. In other words, after you retain our services, you can rest assured that everything will be taken care. This offers peace of mind and makes it possible to focus on healing.

Dedicated to Your Recovery

The May Firm represents injured clients throughout Bakersfield and the entire San Joaquin Valley. Our Bakersfield office is located in the heart of downtown on California Avenue. Call us now to learn more about personal injury law and how it impacts your legal rights. At The May Firm, we're dedicated to to helping people just like you get back on their feet by getting the compensation-and the justice-they deserve. If you or a loved one is in need of the services of a qualified Bakersfield personal injury lawyer, we would be honored to speak with you. Contact The May Firm today! Let our passion and experience be your guide.

  • Garrett May, Attorney

    Garrett May is a Santa Barbara County native. Garrett graduated from Righetti High School before studying economics at the University of Utah. After college, Garrett studied law on an academic scholarship at California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. He graduated from law school in just two years.

    Garrett is an experienced litigation attorney at The May Firm and is licensed to practice law throughout the State of California. Garrett heads the firm’s Santa Barbara office. He is an aggressive and experienced litigator with proven trial and arbitration success. Over the course of his career, Garrett has litigation hundreds of personal injury and wrongful death cases. In the past couple years, he has recovered in excess of $17,000,000 for his clients. Garrett takes great personal pride in providing passionate, caring, personalized service to each of his clients.

  • Robert May, Founder/Partner

    Robert May was raised the oldest of five siblings in a blue-collar family on the Central Coast of California. Robert spent his teenage years working after school and each summer at the local cement plant where he would shovel sand and repair cement trucks. Robert then made the decision to be the first member of his family to receive a college degree. Robert’s goal was to attend Cal Poly SLO after his grandfather, Bob May, took Robert to the campus (before taking him to the batting cages) to show him where he could get an education. Robert idolized his grandfather and always wanted to make him proud.

    After graduating from Righetti High School, Robert fulfilled his dream when he attended and graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a degree in Business Administration. After college, Robert moved to San Diego County to attend law school at California Western School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, Robert began his legal career practicing as a personal injury attorney in San Diego, CA.

  • Ryan Buchanan, Attorney at Law

    Ryan Buchanan grew up in Santa Barbara County and attended St. Joseph High School excelling in Golf, Volleyball, and Football. He then went on to attend San Diego State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. After graduating from San Diego State, Ryan immediately went on to attend California Western School of Law where he obtained his Juris Doctorate. Ryan knew he wanted to be an attorney so he wasted no time in pursing his goals of attending law school and becoming an attorney.

    During his time at law school, Ryan served as a Judicial Intern at the Santa Barbara Superior Court where he honed his legal research and writing skills. It was during his time working at the Court that Ryan immediately knew he wanted to be a personal injury attorney.

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Injury Scholarship

At The May Firm, we understand the importance of an education and just how difficult it can be to finance college these days. Robert May, our founding attorney here at The May Firm, was the first in his family to attend college! He’s incredibly appreciative of the opportunity he had to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo for his undergraduate degree, then moving on to law school. As we all know, the cost of obtaining a higher education keeps rising, which can often times put students in a tough situation, both mentally and financially.

Our goal is to provide students with assistance in obtaining a higher education, and taking some of the financial burden off of hard working students.

We’re offering a bi-annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000, which will be provided to a student enrolled at either a community college or University. The scholarship will be offered and announced bi-annually on (September 30th and January 31st.) The scholarships deadline for each applicant to apply will be September 15th and January 15th of each year.

The 300 word minimum essay should respond to the question: What Would Really Make Drivers Stop Texting While Driving (TWD)? Attached to your essay, please include a copy of your resume including current GPA as well as what University or community college you are attending.

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