Car accident

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

Are You Adequately Protected?

By Casey Johnson At Aitken*Aitken*Cohn, we regularly get to meet the greatest people under the worst circumstances—after serious injuries or the death of a loved one. While our profession necessarily requires us to help individuals and families put the pieces together after an oftentimes catastrophic event, we also work diligently to help “get the word… read more

Why Driving Too Slowly Is Dangerous?

Most people understand that speeding on the roadway is incredibly dangerous and can lead to severe accidents and injuries. Speeding does not even have to mean driving over the speed limit. This can simply be driving too fast for conditions. However, most people do not think about whether or not driving too slowly can be… read more

Who Is At Fault In A Chain-Reaction Car Accident?

Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident of any kind. However, car accidents are a regular occurrence in and around our area. One of the most important factors in the aftermath of a crash is determining which party, or multiple parties, were at fault for the accident. For chain-reaction crashes, determining fault can… read more

I Was Involved in a Car Accident Out-of-State…Now What?

Nobody wants to get into a car accident, particularly when they are driving out-of-state. When any car accident happens, the process of securing compensation can be confusing. For an out-of-state claim, this can be even more complex. However, if you have the minimum required insurance in your own state, then you are covered when you… read more

What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

Nobody wants to be involved in a car accident, much less think about a checklist of things to do if one occurs. However, by keeping the following steps in mind, you can make sure that you stay protected in the aftermath of a crash. Car accidents are going to occur. During the latest reporting gear… read more