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

Should a Sputtering Economy Affect How You Value Automobile Insurance?

By: Atticus N. Wegman Beginning in 2007, the world’s economic markets began to see the onset of what would later come to be known as the global economic crisis. The global economic crisis was created by a domino effect with the U.S. arguably serving as the first tile to topple.  Fast-forward to present time and… read more

Consumer Attorneys of California Article by: Darren Aitken & Atticus Wegman

When is the Cable Guy Off the Clock? The ins and outs of the “going and coming” rule By: Darren Aitken and Atticus Wegman (See Biographies below) When representing those injured through the fault of others, the prudent lawyer always investigates whether the negligent party was acting within the course and scope of his employment… read more

Pro-Business Theme Pervades Recent Rulings from the California and United States Supreme Courts

While political debates at all levels of government seem to reach a fever pitch on each and every issue being decided, the Supreme Courts of both the United States and California have recently issued a string of rulings that reflect what is almost unanimously viewed by Court observers as an anti-consumer trend. Since such decisions… read more