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Conception Dive Boat Scrambles to Avoid Liability and Accountability: Tragedy Strikes us in Anaheim Hills ⁠— A Note from Wylie Aitken

Aitken Aitken Cohn, through Megan Demshki and I, have been working on a boating tragedy where “The Attessa IV,” a 337 foot mega yacht, struck a fishing boat, “The Prowler,” just outside of the San Diego Harbor on October 26, 2018 injuring 21 fisherman. This collision also caused the death of an Orange County resident… read more

Ashleigh and Michael’s Love Story Published in KUDOS Newport Beach Magazine

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, KUDOS Newport Beach published the story of how a blind date led Ashleigh Aitken and Michael Penn to their happily ever after. Aitken Aitken Cohn partner Michael Penn and of counsel Ashleigh Aitken have shared 18 joyous years and 3 beautiful daughters together, but how did it all start?… read more

Governmental tort liability warning: Beware of 23 U.S.C. 409 – a defense tactic that is a blatant attempt to “impede the search for truth”

As published in the May/June 2018 CAOC’s The Forum Magazine Governmental tort liability warning: Beware of 23 U.S.C. 409 – a defense tactic that is a blatant attempt to “impede the search for truth” By Wylie A. Aitken and Megan G. Demshki Our client was enjoying the final months of her senior year of high… read more

June Is Safety Awareness Month: Tips to Stay Safe

The National Safety Council (NSC) is committed to educating people of all ages across the United States in order to keep us all from harm whenever possible. In June, the NSC is observing National Safety Month – an entire 30 days dedicated to learning how to stay safe and decreasing risks of injuries. Families, schools,… read more

Adventures with the Aitken Family

As published on South of the Pier Magazine, February 2018 For a family that loves to travel, it’s fitting that Christopher and Maureen Aitken met while abroad. The couple, both attorneys, met while at a legal seminar in Puerto Vallarta in 1997 and married two years later. The family now includes four children: Tyler (18),… read more

The Value of Educators and Brain Injury Education Specialists in a Pediatric Legal Case

As published in BRAIN INJURY Professional Magazine, Vol. 14, Issue 3 The Value of Educators and Brain Injury Education Specialists in a Pediatric Legal Case Authors: Brenda Eagan Brown, MEd, CBIS, Sharon Grandinette, MS, Ed, CBIST, Casey R. Johnson, JD, and Michael M. Shea, Jr, JD Introduction The Centers for Disease Control (2017) considers traumatic… read more

Important Drowsy Driving Stats and How You Can Stay Awake at the Wheel

Guest Blog Post by Ben DiMaggio Drowsy driving is a dangerous national epidemic. An estimated one in 25 adult drivers report having fallen asleep while driving within the previous 30 days. Falling asleep at the wheel driving when you’re too sleepy to feel alert can cause serious accidents. It’s estimated that drowsy driving is responsible for… read more

Wylie Aitken Named to Irish Legal 100 Eighth Year in a Row; Ashleigh Aitken Named Irish Legal 100 “Rising Star”

For the eighth year in a row, Wylie Aitken has been named to the Irish Legal 100 list. The annual national list released by the Irish Voice Newspaper honors the “most distinguished legal professionals in the United States who share one common bond: pride in their Irish roots.” The Irish Legal explains that Wylie continues… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn Attorneys Named Top Lawyers in the Inland Empire by Inland Empire Magazine Second Year in a Row

Aitken Aitken Cohn is proud to announce that all of our attorneys have been named among the Top Lawyers of the Inland Empire for the second year in a row! Wylie, Darren, Rich, and Casey have also been highlighted for their AV-rating on Martindale-Hubbell, a ranking reserved for only the top five percent of lawyers… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn named the “Face of Personal Injury Law” by Orange Coast Magazine

With over 3 million people and more than 90,000 businesses thriving in Orange County today, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the many choices this wonderful county offers. In last month’s August issue, Orange Coast Magazine tackles this problem by highlighting the “faces” behind the most successful businesses and how they serve the people… read more