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Surgery at an Ambulatory Surgery Center—Know the Risks

By Aitken Aitken Cohn Until about 50 years ago, surgery took place in a hospital. The first Ambulatory Surgery Center or “ASC” opened in 1970 in Phoenix, AZ. Also known as an outpatient or same-day surgery centers, there are now more than 5,600 Medicare-certified ASC facilities nationwide. ASCs offer several advantages for patients in terms… read more

Birth Injury and Medical Malpractice

What you need to know when your baby was harmed in the birthing process By Aitken Aitken Cohn It’s an expectant parent’s worst nightmare. You’ve had a normal, happy pregnancy. Mother and unborn infant are both doing great. You’ve been counting the days till you’ll meet your child, feeling you already know this little person…. read more

Top Swimming Pool Hazards

Written by Aitken Aitken Cohn July 30, 2021 Summer is in full swing in Southern California, which means many are flocking to private and public pools to beat the heat. Swimming pools are a great source of fun for the entire family, but accidents can and do happen, so it is vital to know the… read more

What Consumers Should Know About Theme Park Dangers

  California theme parks have returned to full capacity and pre-pandemic operations, which means that thousands of Americans are visiting amusement parks this summer. Theme parks are a popular source of summer entertainment and attract millions of visitors each year with the roller coasters, food, and entertainment they provide. But good times can quickly turn… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn’s Annual Holiday Donation Drive Returns

Join us for our annual giving event This holiday season is unlike any other, to cap off a year unlike any other in our lifetimes. Throughout this season, and as we move into a new and hopefully better year, we wish you moments of peace and love amid the difficulties. No matter what our challenges,… read more

Casey Receives Heartfelt Testimonial From Client

Casey Johnson recently received a touching handwritten letter from one of his clients thanking him for everything he did for them. The letter is a heartfelt message the spotlights just how attentive and thorough Casey is with every one of his clients. Read the complete message down below. “We truly appreciated your understanding, dedication, and… read more

Medical Malpractice: The Alleged “Crisis” in Perspective

By Wylie A. Aitken Medical Malpractice: The Alleged “Crisis” in Perspective Originally published in “The Insurance Law Journal” in the February 1976 issue. About Wylie Wylie is one of the most respected attorneys in the country. Most recently, he was named Best Lawyer 23rd straight year and was among the honorees in the 2020 Irish… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn to Join 2020 CAOC Convention as Sponsor and Honoree

Aitken Aitken Cohn is proud to announce it is sponsoring the 2020 CAOC “Unconventional” Convention. The three-day convention starts today and runs through Saturday where it’ll conclude on a high note with its Awards & Installation Ceremony. Two Aitken Aitken Cohn attorneys will take center stage at the convention, Wylie Aitken and Casey Johnson. Wylie… read more

Staff Spotlight: Kathi Drinnenberg (Episode 5)

Our Staff Spotlight series is back for episode 5, and this time we are talking to Executive Assistant Kathi Drinnenberg. This episode is particularly special because Kathi has been with the firm since 1987! She was around when the firm moved to its current building in 1991, back when it was known as The Law… read more

Client Leaves Touching Testimonial for Michael Penn

“I cannot say enough positive things about my experience with Michael Penn and the entire staff at Aitken Aitken Cohn. Nothing but professionalism, compassion, diligence, and outstanding service from everyone there. I could not have been set up with a better firm to help me with a very difficult time in my life and case…. read more