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

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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.

Toyota State Cases Consolidated

Daily Journal May 27, 2010 LOS ANGELES-A hearing to consolidate lawsuits filed in state court against Toyota Motor Corp…

Lawyers Vie For Lead Roles in Toyota Suits

Wylie Aitken is mentioned in the Orange County Business Journal in an article regarding Toyota Litigation. Click on the link below to view the full article: (May 10-16, 2010, Vol.33, No.19) Aitken: “up there in the Super Bowl of class action cases.” Robinson: “a lot of people have applied” to lead litigation. By Michael… read more

Lawyers Strategize for Toyota Recall Litigation

May 13, 2010 Toyota update: Click on the link below for the full article.

Huntington Beach Lifeguard Boat Hits and Kills Junior Lifeguard

Alyssa Squirrell, an 11-year-old junior lifeguard, died after reportedly being run over by a lifeguard boat during a training session, July 14, 2009. An investigation of the wrongful death is underway. While details of the Huntington Beach boat accident have not yet been confirmed, Laurie Payne, Huntington Beach city spokeswomen, said the lifeguard boat ran… read more

Fall 2008 Newsletter

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Fatal Train Crash Sparks Railroad Safety Reform

The Sept. 12, 2008 Los Angeles Metrolink train crash has sparked attention among lawmakers, encouraging them to enforce new requirements that will make railroad travel safe. The Metrolink train crash, which claimed the lives of 25 and left 138 injured, is the deadliest railroad accident in the United States in 15 years. Spurred by the… read more