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Aitken Aitken Cohn has a remarkable reputation for its expertise, experience, and landmark results. As one of the top 10… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn has a remarkable reputation for its expertise, experience, and landmark results. As one of the top 10 law firms in California, our team of highly skilled and experienced attorneys is dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. Our commitment to excellence and focus on client satisfaction is why we consistently receive a Tier 1 Ranking in the legal community.


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You Will Be Treated Like Family

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We understand that facing a legal matter can be overwhelming and stressful, which is why we offer personalized and compassionate representation to every one of our clients. At our law firm, you can expect to be treated like family. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and fighting for your best interests.


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We Have Over 200 5-Star Reviews

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Our clients love us, and it shows. We have a proven track record of delivering exceptional legal services and providing the best possible outcome for our clients. We are proud of the relationships we have built with our clients and their trust in us to handle their legal needs.


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Choosing the right law firm for your case is your biggest decision. Your legal representation can impact the outcome of your case and your future. That's why picking a law firm like Aitken Aitken Cohn with experience, compassion, resources, and results is essential. Our firm was founded in 1972 and has earned a national reputation for the quality of our personal injury trial lawyers.

Southern California Personal Injury Attorneys

Serving All of California

Here in Southern California, accidents frequently happen in the blink of an eye. Those who are injured in these accidents often face serious physical, emotional, and financial turmoil in the aftermath. Even more devastating are those family members who are left to pick up the pieces after an accident has resulted in the death of a loved one.

Choosing A Southern California Personal Injury Lawyer

When you have been injured by someone else’s negligence, you deserve help to get back on your feet. Fortunately, personal injury law allows injured parties to recover compensation from the responsible party so they can get their lives back on track. If you have been injured in an accident, you may not know where to turn. The Southern California personal injury lawyers at Aitken * Aitken * Cohn can help. You aren’t just a statistic to us. You are our number one priority.

The Potential Problems With an Insurance Settlement

Although we all have been taught that we can rely on insurance after an emergency, the reality is not so clear-cut. Because insurance companies are large, public, for-profit enterprises, their first priorities are usually profits and their corporate shareholders’ happiness, not fair settlements for accident victims.

Unfortunately, victims often get short-changed in this scenario. One of the ways that insurance companies can show such huge profits is by cutting costs. This includes fair and equitable settlements for victims. Accident victims are put in a position to fight to get fairly compensated for what they are entitled to. While injured victims should be able to trust that they are being treated fairly by the insurance industry, the opposite is usually true. That is where we come in.

At Aitken * Aitken * Cohn, we are Southern California personal injury lawyers dedicated to getting our clients the financial help they need after a serious accident. Whether that help comes from a fair insurance settlement or if we take the matter to court, our lawyers stop at nothing to get injured victims the maximum compensation they deserve.

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This firm is 100% reliable and trustworthy.

No question about it, this firm is 100 percent reliable and trustworthy. I felt very comfortable about continuing my case with this firm based on the first impression they gave me: professional.

Jose L.

Extremely competent and really cared about our family

The law firm provided us complete guidance and direction in our legal matter, but at the same time, they didn’t make our decisions for us. It sure was nice to have confidence in knowing we were going to be taken care of.

Andrea and Larry W.

This firm has a great reputation, even amongst other lawyers.

I was referred to by a lawyer friend and had Richard Cohn as my attorney. He was personable, compassionate and took his time explaining everything to me. His assistant was also very personable and easy to contact.

Corinth C.

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Billions Won
Over the years, we have recovered billions of dollars in damages for our clients, helping them to receive the compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses.
Compassionate &
We understand that a personal injury or the wrongful death of a loved one is a traumatic and devastating experience. We take the time to listen to our clients' stories, understand their needs and goals, and offer support throughout the legal process.
Trial Results
Whether in the negotiation room or in front of a judge and jury, our trial attorneys are tenacious advocates for justice, always working tirelessly to achieve the best possible result. With our team on your side, you can trust that your case is in good hands.
No Costs
Unless We Win
We believe everyone should have access to quality legal representation, regardless of their financial situation. That's why there are no costs to incur unless we win your case. That way, you can focus on your recovery while we take care of the legal process.
An experienced lawyer will thoroughly understand the legal system and know how to effectively negotiate and litigate a case to secure the compensation you deserve. Don't leave your future to chance - choose an experienced personal injury trial lawyer to increase your chances of a favorable outcome.
Acclaimed &
Award Winning
With a track record of high-stakes wins and a reputation for providing personalized attention and strategic guidance, our legal team has earned awards, accolades, and recognition from industry peers and satisfied clients.
Our trustworthy attorneys will provide sound guidance, protect your rights, and advocate for your interests. When facing a complex lawsuit, having a dependable legal professional by your side gives you peace of mind and the confidence to navigate the legal system successfully.
Happy Clients
Client satisfaction is our top priority. We understand that encountering the legal system can be overwhelming, which is why we treat every one of our clients like family. With our team on your side, you can trust that your case is in good hands.
Our law firm is proud to have a stellar reputation for excellence in the legal community. With years of experience and a commitment to providing top-notch legal services, we have earned the respect of judges, lawyers, and clients alike.
Every client deserves the highest level of representation. That's why we have amassed unparalleled resources to take on even the most formidable opponents, including corporate giants, public entities, and deep-pocket defendants.

We want to listen and offer solutions within our power to help.

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What Compensation Can You Expect After a Personal Injury Claim?

After an accident, there are two categories of damages, or monetary awards, designed to make a victim “whole.” These are

  • Economic damages are quantifiable amounts of money that came out of your pocket because of the accident. These include anything from your hospital bills to the amount of time you had to take off work for physical therapy.
  • Non-economic damages are less quantifiable and cover the emotional cost of the accident. These can include physical or emotional suffering, disability, or other emotional or psychological damages you are suffering because of the accident.

The personal injury attorneys at Aitken * Aitken * Cohn have decades of valuable experience successfully advising people in many types of personal injury claims.

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Wylie Aitken

Founding Partner

He was recently inducted in the LawDragon 500’s “Hall of Fame,” is repeatedly designated a “Southern California Super Lawyer,” and is featured in the Best Lawyers in America and The… read more

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Richard Cohn


Known as a persistent, aggressive trial attorney who takes a “turn every stone” approach toward the legal matters he handles, he has received numerous awards and accolades for his results…. read more

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Darren Aitken


Darren has been recognized and awarded consistently throughout his career for his professional accomplishments and was named the Orange County Trial Lawyers “Top Gun–Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year” in… read more

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Chris Aitken


Chris graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Political Science Major. He obtained his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of… read more

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Casey Johnson


Casey obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from USC Law School in 2002, graduating in the top quarter of his class. At USC Law School, he was a member of the… read more

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Michael Penn


After graduation, he returned to Tokyo and worked at Toyo Corporation.  Mr. Penn obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Chapman University School of Law in 2004 and was elected student… read more

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Megan Demshki


Megan received departmental honors in both Political Science and Peace Studies.  Megan served as Chapman University’s Student Body President from 2012-2013. As Chapman University Student Body President, Megan worked to… read more

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Ashleigh Aitken

Of Counsel

Ashleigh is a former federal prosecutor, practicing in the Los Angeles and Santa Ana Office of the United States Attorney in the Central District of California. While serving as an… read more

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How to Find the Right Southern California Personal Injury Lawyer for You

In California, there are thousands of personal injury firms to choose from. How do you know which firm is the right fit for you? The right personal injury law firm for you will not only have a proven track record for getting results in claims that are similar to yours, but the attorneys and staff will take the time to answer all your questions, guide you through each step of the process, and keep you updated on every aspect of your claim.

At Aitken * Aitken * Cohn, we are tenacious advocates for our clients and we never back down from getting them the compensation they need, even if that means pursuing the matter in court. If you have been injured in an accident, let our Southern California personal injury attorneys help get you the justice you deserve. Call us at (866) 434-1424 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

What Types of Accidents Does Personal Injury Law Consider?

Personal injury law considers many different types of accidents, usually involving negligence or an intentional act. At Aitken * Aitken * Cohn, our experienced Southern California personal injury lawyers handle many different cases to help you when injured.

Our attorneys are experienced in handling car accidents, bicycle accidents, truck injuries, motorcycle accidents, dog bites and animal attacks, premises liability, slip and fall injuries, workplace injuries, medical malpractice cases, accidents resulting in wrongful death, product liability cases, traumatic brain injuries, burn accidents and spinal cord injuries.

How Does Personal Injury Law Work?

Personal injury law is that branch of civil law that serves to protect injured parties from the harm another party has caused them. In a personal injury claim, the injured party files a claim against the at-fault party to seek compensation for their injuries and other damages. While some personal injury claims go to court, most get settled through insurance claims. And this is just one of the many problems an injured party will face.

You can have peace of mind knowing that you have one of the most respected law firms in Southern California in your corner.

Each accident and accident claim is unique and compensation will depend on various factors, considering:

  • How serious the accident was
  • What medical interventions were needed
  • Who was at fault and their percentage of fault
  • The level of injuries that were sustained
  • How long healing and rehabilitation took
  • Medical bills and other costs associated with injuries
  • Any out-of-pocket costs related to the accident
  • Personal property damages
  • Lost wages and interference with the ability to work
  • Future possible medical bills that may relate to the injuries
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Whether a permanent disability or scarring was sustained
  • Pain and suffering or emotional trauma
  • Punitive damages, in some cases
  • Wrongful death if the accident resulted in a fatality