Car accident

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