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Aitken * Aitken * Cohn Assist In Victory for Orange County Residents in Fairgrounds Case. ‘This Sale Cannot Go Forward,’ Court says

Pro Bono cases matter. Never was that more clear than when Wylie and Ashleigh Aitken helped secure a victory in the long-fought case concerning the future of the Orange County Fairgrounds. ORANGE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS: PROFITS OVER THE PUBLIC? On June 7, 2011, a California Court of Appeals held that the sale of the Orange County… read more

Are there Design and/or Maintenance Issues with the Beechcraft Super King?

The recent tragedy at the Long Beach airport in Long Beach, California on March 16th, 2011, resulting in the death of five occupants, including the pilot, continues to raise questions regarding the safety of the Beechcraft Super King Aircraft involved. This incident is erringly similar to litigation being handled by this office arising from a… read more

Are there Design and/or Maintenance Issues with the Beechcraft Super King?

The recent tragedy at the Long Beach airport in Long Beach, California on March 16th, 2011, resulting in the death of five occupants, including the pilot, continues to raise questions regarding the safety of the Beechcraft Super King Aircraft involved. This incident is erringly similar to litigation being handled by this office arising from a… read more

“Making a Difference”

Consumer Attorneys of California FORUM Magazine, September 2010, “Making a Difference,” an article about the pro bono representation Wylie and Darren and the top Orange County law firms, provided to the Catholic Worker’s Isaiah House shelter. The success of their efforts saved the shelter so they could continue to feed and house the homeless in… read more

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn named as State Liaison Counsel in nationwide Toyota litigation

Since the sudden, unintended acceleration of Toyota vehicles gained national attention, and spurred two separate recalls of Toyota vehicles, numerous lawsuits alleging product defect, personal injury, and economic loss have been filed throughout the country. Many of these cases were filed in the United States (or federal) judicial system, while others were filed in the… read more

AITKEN * AITKEN * COHN Fall 2010 Newsletter

You can read our Newsletter Here. (pdf link)

Fatal San Bernardino Off-Road Truck Accident Raises Safety Concerns

Eight people died and several others were injured in a San Bernardino off-road trucking accident, Aug. 14, 2010. What started out as a normal California off-road race quickly turned into a local tragedy. The driver of the off-road truck was a participant in the California 200 race held in the Mojave Desert 100 miles northeast… read more

AITKEN * AITKEN * COHN Summer 2010 Newsletter

You can read our Newsletter Here. (pdf link)

Ten Die in LA Train Crash

 At least 10 people were killed and nearly 200 injured on Wednesday when two Los Angeles commuter trains collided after one struck an automobile left on the tracks in what authorities called an aborted suicide attempt by a “deranged” man. Police and fire officials said the man slashed his wrists and stabbed himself in the… read more

Hearing in Toyota Recall Suits

The Orange County Register May 28, 2010 Wylie Aitken is mentioned in the article “Hearing in Toyota recall suits set for today,” regarding Toyota litigation. https://www.ocregister.com/2010/05/28/toyota-must-hand-over-internal-records-to-attorneys/