Wrongful Death Abroad

What recourse do you have if a loved one dies due to negligence in a foreign country? Written on behalf of Aitken Aitken Cohn Summer is vacation season! Whether you tour a fabulous faraway city, sunbathe on the beach in a tropical paradise, embark on an outdoor adventure, or visit your hometown to gather with… read more

AAC’s Chris Aitken Achieves $2 Million Settlement for Bicyclist with Rare Medical Condition

In a victory for justice, partner Chris Aitken achieved a $2 million settlement in a complex personal injury case highlighting the critical role of thorough medical investigation. The case involved the plaintiff, Tawna Nelson, a bicyclist who faced unimaginable challenges due to a rare pre-existing medical condition called erythromelalgia (EM). The incident, where a utility… read more

Seeking Justice for a Tragic Workplace Incident: A Family’s Fight for Stronger Safety Measures

AAC partners Chris Aitken and Megan Demshki represent the family of a 36-year-old husband, father, and dedicated pipefitter from Lomita, who died in a workplace incident at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Cris Abraham and three other workers were exposed to carbon dioxide fumes in the Terminal 8 baggage area. As a result, Abraham’s family… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn Partner Megan Demshki Named 2023’s Attorney of the Year by Riverside County Barristers

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (May 17, 2023) – Aitken Aitken Cohn proudly announces that partner Megan G. Demshki has been named the ‘Attorney of the Year’ by the Riverside County Barristers for 2023. Ms. Demshki is honored for her strong commitment to the Riverside legal community and mentoring new and young attorneys. The bar organization will present… read more

AAC Partner Megan Demshki Featured in Faces of Riverside

As the head of our firm’s Riverside office, Ms. Demshki has demonstrated an impeccable work ethic and dedication to her clients and cases. Learn more about Megan’s new role in Faces of Riverside article below.

Megan Demshki Authors Article for OCTLA’s The Gavel

AAC’s Megan Demshki recently wrote an article for OCTLA’s The Gavel “iSWITRS, TIMS, CPRA and FOIA: Free Online Tools in Your Next Government Tort Case” where she talks about several online tools that will allow you to conduct a meaningful, prelitigation investigation in your next government tort case before you even file. Read the full article below.

AAC’s Rising Star Megan Demshki Promoted to Partner

SANTA ANA, Calif. (January 30, 2023)— Prominent plaintiff’s firm Aitken * Aitken * Cohn is thrilled to announce attorney Megan Demshki’s promotion to partner. As the head of the firm’s Riverside office, Ms. Demshki has demonstrated a strong work ethic and dedication to her clients and cases. Ms. Demshki has a reputation for being detail-oriented… read more

California’s Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Cases

The loss of a loved one is devastating under any circumstances. But when it could have been prevented—when a family member dies as the result of someone else’s wrong actions, whether negligent, reckless, or intentional—the grief and fallout can be even more complicated and acute. When this happens, eligible surviving family members of the deceased… read more

AAC Founding Partner Wylie Aitken Honored as a Daily Journal 2022 ‘Top 100’ Lawyer

SANTA ANA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2022 — The Los Angeles / San Francisco Daily Journal has named prominent plaintiff lawyer Wylie Aitken one of 2022’s Top 100 Lawyers in California out of the state’s 266,000 practicing attorneys. The annual list, published Wednesday, recognizes Wylie for his outstanding success for his clients, leadership as the founding partner of Orange County-based law firm Aitken Aitken Cohn… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn Attorneys Named to the 2023 List of Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

  Congratulations to all the Aitken Aitken Cohn attorneys who made the 2023 list of Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch for their top-tier work in the following areas: Wylie Aitken: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs Richard Cohn: Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs Darren O. Aitken:… read more