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Aitken Aitken Cohn Recognized by U.S. News Best Lawyers as Best Law Firm in 2021 Edition

Aitken Aitken Cohn, one of the country’s most respected personal injury law firms, was recognized in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms.” The rankings encompass a diverse group of firms across the nation, making them a valuable research tool for the legal community as… read more

Darren Aitken Honored by the ADL with the 2020 Marcus M. Kaufman Jurisprudence Award

Aitken Aitken Cohn is proud to announce Partner Darren Aitken will be honored by the Anti-Defamation League with the 2020 Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award. Since 1993, the ADL has bestowed the Marcus Kaufman Jurisprudence Award on attorneys who make outstanding contributions to the legal profession and to the community. This year, the selection committee nominated… read more

Staff Spotlight: Megan Demshki (Episode 4)

Staff Spotlight is back with episode 4. The next person taking the spotlight is Associate, Megan Demshki. Megan is one of the most prolific up-and-coming attorneys already having earned many accolades throughout her young career, including the Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire President’s Award for Distinguished Service in 2019 and Super Lawyers’ Southern California… read more

Client Leaves Glowing Testimonial for Darren Aitken

At Aitken*Aitken*Cohn, our goal is to meet the needs of our clients to the best of our abilities and beyond. Often times they go through unspeakable situations that bring them to our firm. When we do attain deserving settlements or verdicts for the clients, we do so with great joy and satisfaction. You can imagine… read more

Setting a Course for the Future

By Casey Johnson This article was originally published in the November/December 2017 (Vol. 47, No. 6) issue of “Forum.” It has been a wild two years. The unprecedented legislative and political successes here in California have been tempered by events across the rest of the country, and especially the 2016 presidential election. From the Muslim… read more

Impactful Use of Demonstrative Evidence In Jury Trials

By Chris Aitken and Megan Demshki This article was originally published in the October 2017 (Vol. 67, No. 9) issue of “Riverside Lawyer Magazine.” In today’s fast-paced world, succinct and impactful communication of the most relevant evidence is vital in a jury trial. Demonstrative evidence is a necessary tool in the presentation of evidence in… read more

Lack of Auto Insurance Coverage Can Limit California Drivers’ Recovery of Damages but Not Innocent Heirs’ Recovery Wrongful Death Damages

By Michael Penn What happens in personal injury cases when one of the parties involved in an accident lacks automobile insurance coverage?  The classic lawyerly answer, “it depends” is incorrect.  Voters in California specifically addressed this issue in 1996 when they passed Proposition 213. Under Proposition 213, codified primarily in California Civil Code Sections 3333.3… read more

The Unsung Hero of Your Automobile Insurance Policy—Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage

By Atticus Wegman If you find yourself injured in a motor vehicle crash, whether or not you were in a vehicle, it is paramount that you understand if your automobile insurance policy includes underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage. Our Orange County car accident lawyers often find our clients, after suffering injuries relating to motor vehicle crashes including… read more

Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia: A Landmark Win for the LGBTQ+ Community or a Mask for Private Religious Discrimination?

By Casey R. Johnson and Darren J. Campbell This is an excerpt from an article originally published in the September 2020 issue of OC Lawyer. Introduction Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, 140 S. Ct. 1731 (2020) is a landmark victory for the LGBTQ+ community. The holding seems unambiguous: an “employer who fires an individual for… read more

Staff Spotlight: Courtney Zampino

Staff Spotlight is back with episode 3. The next person taking the spotlight is our Office Services Clerk, Courtney Zampino. This is a bittersweet episode as Courtney will be departing the company as she moves to England to attend law school. In this interview, Courtney talks about her humble beginnings growing up in Arizona, exactly… read more