Car accident

Delayed Injuries In Car Accident Cases

Vehicle accident injuries are often severe, and they are often immediately noticeable after a crash. However, delayed injuries caused by a car accident are also very common, and this can present significant challenges when it comes to ensuring the well being of a crash victim as well as their ability to recover compensation. Here, we… read more

How Soon After a Car Accident Should I See a Doctor?

Getting involved in a car accident can be a scary experience, particularly if you or a passenger have sustained injuries. One of the most important things that any accident victim can do is to seek medical care soon after the incident occurs. Often, car accident injury victims do not feel any pain right away and… read more

The Importance of Preserving Evidence in Vehicle Accident Cases

The aftermath of a vehicle accident, particularly one involving commercial vehicles, can be tremendously confusing and scary. First and foremost, the most important thing for any person to do after a vehicle accident is to secure medical assistance for any injuries. However, it is also crucial that those involved in an accident begin to think… read more

Negligence in Personal Injury Cases

While it may seem obvious that an injury victim and their skilled Orange County personal injury attorney need to prove negligence in order to recover compensation, this is not as simple of a concept as it may seem. “Negligence” is an entire legal theory and must be proven before a person or company can be… read more

How Insurance Companies Investigate Car Accidents

When you look at the commercials for car accident insurance companies on TV, you may be left with the impression that these companies are going to look out for your best interest. While insurance carriers do provide a valuable service for consumers, the reality is that most of these companies are “for-profit” entities that do… read more

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Huntington Beach

From 2010 – 2018, there were 4,053 crashes at intersections in Huntington Beach. More than 4,600 people were injured and 31 people were killed as a result of these collisions. At Aitken Aitken & Cohen, we wanted to find out which Huntington Beach crossings put motorists at higher risk of collision and injury. As part… read more

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Costa Mesa

As part of our larger study of intersection-related collisions in Orange County, Aitken Aitken and Cohen wanted to provide drivers with resources for some of the major cities throughout the county. During the study period, the city of Costa Mesa saw more than 2,000 intersection-related crashes – leading to nearly 2,400 injuries and 16 deaths…. read more

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Garden Grove

From 2010 – 2018, the city of Garden Grove was home to nearly 4,000 intersection related motor vehicle crashes.  These crashes resulted in over 2,500 injuries and 18 deaths. Where are Garden Grove motorists at the highest risk of collision and injury? As part of a larger study, Aitken Aitken and Cohen identified the 25… read more

Bicycles v. Motor Vehicles: Who Owns the Road?

By Atticus Wegman Who owns the road between bicyclists and motor vehicles? Both, technically. For the most part, bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers (see California Vehicle Code section 21200). Our firm handles many cases involving this area of the law where bicyclists’ rights are pitted against drivers’ rights. Oftentimes,… read more

The Psychological Effects of An Injury

Anytime someone sustains a severe injury that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, it is inevitable that they are going to deal with a certain level of pain and suffering. However, while most people focus on the physical injuries that a victim sustains, it also needs to be pointed out… read more