Car accident

Questions for Car Accident Witnesses

If you or somebody you care about has ever been involved in a car accident, then you likely understand the importance of speaking to witnesses after the incident occurs. In order to determine liability for a car accident claim, insurance carriers and attorneys will use various types of evidence. Eyewitness statements are one type of… read more

Common Delayed Injuries After a Car Accident

When most people think of vehicle accident injuries, they think of visibly traumatic ones such as broken arms, lacerations, contusions, etc. However, there are many injuries that can occur due to the mechanism of a vehicle accident that do not have immediate signs and symptoms. These types of delayed injuries can be particularly devastating because… read more

Brain Injury Symptoms After a Car Accident

Perhaps one of the most devastating injuries that can occur as a result of a vehicle accident is a brain injury. Moderate to severe brain injuries can occur in a variety of ways due to the mechanism of a vehicle accident. This can include injuries caused by a person’s head slamming into parts of the… read more

The Most Common Causes of Serious Car Accidents in California

Vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout the state of California. In most vehicle accident cases, the property damage and injuries are relatively minor. However, that is not always the case. Serious vehicle accidents occur regularly throughout the state, and these incidents can lead to catastrophic injuries for those involved. Here, we want to discuss the most… read more

What are Delayed Injuries In Car Accident Cases?

Vehicle accident injuries can be 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