Accident

What is an Anoxic Brain Injury?

Anoxic brain injuries occur when the brain does not get the oxygen it needs to optimal functioning. If the brain does not receive enough oxygen, for even just a few moments, this can cause cells inside of the brain tissue to die. There are various ways that anoxic brain injuries occur. This can include complications… read more

What to Do if Your Business is Impacted by Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has had dramatic effects on the way of life for most people in this country. This is particularly true for businesses. In March of this year, California Governor Gavin Newsom implemented stay at home orders and closed all non-essential businesses across the state. This has had a devastating impact on most businesses,… read more

The Psychological Effects of An Injury

Anytime someone sustains a severe injury that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, it is inevitable that they are going to deal with a certain level of pain and suffering. However, while most people focus on the physical injuries that a victim sustains, it also needs to be pointed out… read more

If Injured on a Break at Work, Can I Receive Compensation?

While nobody wants to experience a work injury, these incidents occur on a regular basis in and around our area. The good news is that those who sustain on-the-job injuries in California are entitled to receive workers’ compensation coverage to pay for their medical bills and lost wages. However, what happens if an employee sustains… read more

Are You Adequately Protected?

By Casey Johnson At Aitken*Aitken*Cohn, we regularly get to meet the greatest people under the worst circumstances—after serious injuries or the death of a loved one. While our profession necessarily requires us to help individuals and families put the pieces together after an oftentimes catastrophic event, we also work diligently to help “get the word… read more

Why Driving Too Slowly Is Dangerous?

Most people understand that speeding on the roadway is incredibly dangerous and can lead to severe accidents and injuries. Speeding does not even have to mean driving over the speed limit. This can simply be driving too fast for conditions. However, most people do not think about whether or not driving too slowly can be… read more

Who Is At Fault In A Chain-Reaction Car Accident?

Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident of any kind. However, car accidents are a regular occurrence in and around our area. One of the most important factors in the aftermath of a crash is determining which party, or multiple parties, were at fault for the accident. For chain-reaction crashes, determining fault can… read more

The Top 10 Most Common Prescription Drug Errors

When you are prescribed a medication by a doctor, the last thing you should have to worry about is that an error will be made with that medication. Unfortunately, medical mistakes are a leading cause of death in this country, and prescription medication errors are a contributing factor to many of those mistakes. Prescription errors… read more

What’s the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

Before a person undergoes a medical procedure or any type of medical treatment plan, a healthcare professional must generally get the consent of that person. If a healthcare professional fails to get the consent of a patient before they undergoing treatment, they could be held liable for medical malpractice. However, there are two types of… read more

What is a Soft Tissue Injury?

You may have heard the term “soft tissue injury” but not really understood what this referred to. Soft tissue injuries are the trauma that occurs to any skin, tendon, muscle, or ligament in a person’s body. These injuries are not fractures to a person’s bones or injuries to a person’s internal organs, such as the… read more