February 8, 2019
Who is Liable if I Sustain an Injury or Property Damage in a Car Accident?
If you were in a car accident, the negligent driver who crashes into your car is usually liable for your injury-related damages. However, you must first prove that he or she caused the accident. This challenge begins at the accident scene, where post-accident emotions may cause you to lose focus. Following your accident, you should… read more
January 31, 2019
What You Need to Know to Help You Avoid a Winter Car Accident in Orange County
While the coming winter months will likely mean cooler temperatures, baked goods, and time indoors with the family, it may also bring with it heavy rains that can make it dangerous to drive on Orange County’s highways. This makes it important that drivers do not become complacent when driving in the rain this winter, as… read more
January 15, 2019
What Does the Law Consider a Hit and Run in California?
It is easy to get confused when driving on unfamiliar roadways. Those who are driving late at night and get slightly disoriented could potentially damage a mailbox or fence. In these instances, the driver could be facing a misdemeanor charge of hit and run. During 2018, more than 1,100 hit and run accidents took place… read more
December 21, 2018
Back and Neck Injuries From Rear-End Collisions in Orange County and Inland Empire
When someone rear-ends your car during a collision, your body’s response is immediate but often unpredictable. During even a minor impact, your neck moves with an unnatural flexion-hyperextension motion. This sudden whip-like movement sometimes triggers a series of physical reactions commonly known as whiplash. If a heavy truck or a speeding vehicle strikes you in… read more
December 14, 2018
Suing a Bus Company for a Loved One’s Wrongful Death
Our Orange County Personal Injury Lawyers dedicate themselves to one result: serving those who are injured or aggrieved due to legal conflicts in the Orange County region of California. Aitken * Aitken * Cohn benefit from a national reputation of high-quality experience and aggressive representation for our clients. Our firm has obtained substantial recoveries on… read more
November 30, 2018
Understanding Spinal Cord Injuries and Permanent Paralysis
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), approximately 12,000 spinal cord injuries occur annually in the United States. Furthermore, over one-quarter of Americans live with spinal cord injuries, and they spend a combined three billion dollars each year managing their injuries. Sadly, 36.5 percent of spinal cord injuries occur during motor… read more
November 15, 2018
The Main Causes of Rollover Car Accidents and How to Avoid Them
Car accidents often involve complex interactions between drivers, vehicles, the road, and the weather. Accidents are traumatic events that can leave a lasting impression on the individuals involved, particularly if the accident included a rollover. When one or more vehicle rolls over during an accident, it can result in serious injuries and even death. According… read more
October 26, 2018
Who Is Liable If My Child is Injured in a School Bus Accident?
School buses carry precious cargo. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean school buses always avoid getting into accidents. If your child sustains an injury in a school bus accident, who is liable? Who will take care of medical bills and other expenses? The circumstances surrounding a school bus accident can determine legal liability for your child’s injuries…. read more
October 19, 2018
When School Zones Become Danger Zones
Who’s Liable for Your Child’s Medical Bills? You taught your child how to be a safe pedestrian. She knows to look both ways before leaving the curb, to use crosswalks, and to obey crossing guards. Your family lives only blocks from your kid’s school, and you have every reason to trust she will arrive there… read more
September 18, 2018
Have You Been in a Car Accident Without Insurance?
With expenses increasing and income decreasing, it may be tempting to cut costs by eliminating automobile insurance coverage. You may think that if you have a valid license and a car, you are all ready to hit the road: Not so fast. The purpose of car insurance is to protect people from financial hardship after… read more