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Halloween Safety Tips: How to avoid the tricks on Halloween

Halloween is a fun and festive holiday that should always be memorable for its treats rather than its tricks. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Very often we hear of injuries that trick-or treaters sustain as a result of avoidable accidents that occur on Halloween. Many of these incidents include car accidents involving pedestrians… read more

Amusement Park Safety Interview with Chris Aitken

Summer is a great time to take yourself or your family to enjoy an amusement park; however we must not neglect the risks. Summer is peak season for amusement parks which also unfortunately means peak season for accidents. In the past 20 years, 93,000 children have ended up in the ER after getting injured at… read more

Chris, Darren, Casey & Wylie Honored As Top Attorneys In Orange County By Peers

Ryan, the grandson of singer Pat Boone, went to the top of his apartment building to enjoy some sun prior to his upcoming wedding, when he stepped on the side of a skylight and plummeted 30 feet below to the concrete. After his miraculous survival, Ryan’s family came to Aitken * Aitken * Cohn facing… read more

Protecting Yourself in Tough Economic Times

Protecting yourself in tough economic times can be as simple as evaluating your insurance coverage. Partner, Casey Johnson, explains how drivers and automobile owners can ensure their investments and assets are protected. Accidents happen no matter how high or how low the unemployment rate. As individuals struggle to make ends meet, they are more likely… read more

Casey Johnson, Editor of The Gavel, Focuses on Pro Bono and Charitable Work

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn Partner, Casey Johnson, was recently published in the Summer 2012 issue of the The Gavel, the quarterly publication of the Orange County Trial Lawyer Association. The longest serving Editor of the publication (2007, 2008, 2009, 2012), Casey’s recent Editor’s Commentary focuses on the often unknown pro bono and charitable work… read more

Frequency, Severity and Cost of Brain Injuries Demand Increased Awareness

State Independent Living Council Speaks Out on the Need for Increased Awareness of the Impact of Living with Brain Injuries. News Source: PR Newswire via MarketWatch/Wall Street Journal SACRAMENTO, Calif. – March 5, 2012 – A brain injury can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere in the world. According to the Brain Injury Association of California,… read more

Driving a Motorcycle While in Pain Compromises Rider Safety

Over 350 motorcyclists died in driving accidents in California during 2010 – numbers are not available yet for 2011. Although the number of fatalities are down from previous years, even one death is one too many. Motorcycle safety is a very popular topic within the riding community. Thousands of websites dedicate numerous pages to safety… read more

Is Your Public Playground a Safe Place to Play?

As a parent, taking your child to the playground can be a source of many fun memories. But the experience can quickly take a turn for the worse if an accident happens. It’s estimated that more than 200,000 children each year are severely injured from playground accidents, resulting in trips to hospital emergency rooms. Most… read more

Living With Brain Injury

Brain injury is unpredictable in its consequences. Brain injury affects who we are, the way we think, act and feel. It can change everything about us in a matter of seconds. The most important things to remember: A person with a brain injury is a person first No two brain injuries are exactly the same… read more

How Medical Malpractice Leads to Birth Injuries

For most parents, the birth of a baby is one of the greatest days of their lives. But when something goes wrong during delivery, it can become the beginning of a nightmare that no parent or child should have to experience. Statistics show that six out of every 1,000 babies born in the United States… read more