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Litgation Involving U.C.I.’s Willed Body & Liver Program

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn is currently representing a family in their wrongful death lawsuit against UCI Medical Center. This lawsuit revolves around the issues of medical malpractice and fraudulent concealment of facts resulting in the the death of a 55 year old wife and mother of two. On November 10, 2005 the Orange County… read more

Winter 2006 Newsletter

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn OVERCOMING ADVERSITY:   FORMER CLIENTS LIKE JOHN CHAVEZ CONSTANTLY REMIND US WHY WE REMAIN DEDICATED TO PERSEVERING ON THEIR BEHALF Our former client, John Chavez, was recently honored by the Golden West College Foundation at the school’s “Courtyard of Honor” ceremony.  At the ceremony, a bronzed plaque with John’s picture was… read more

Beyond Sept. 11th

Here are some of Wylie Aitken’s thoughts on the September 11 attacks that were printed in Rick Reiff’s column in the Orange County Business Journal on October 1, 2001: It was never in doubt that America, New York or Orange County would rise above the ashes and rubble of the World Trade Center. We can… read more

The Key To Future Success

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn handles litigation stemming from vehicle related injuries on a regular basis. For example, during the last few months, the firm has resolved cases involving the following fact patterns: A confidential settlement of a tragic case where a 72 year old gentleman was fatally injured while walking in a crosswalk near… read more

Aitken, Aitken & Cohn Salutes Clients

AITKEN * AITKEN * COHN PROUDLY SALUTES CLIENTS WHO LEAD THE WAY IN CHARGE FOR CONSUMER ACCESS TO PHYSICIAN DISCIPLINARY RECORDS It was with great pride and a sense of frank responsibility and purpose that our law firm commenced representation of Scott and Kathi Broussard in their medical malpractice lawsuit after the tragic death of… read more

Fall 2005 Newsletter

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn Number of Trials Continue to Decline Nationwide, the number of matters taken through to trial has been declining steadily. The American Bar Association recently reported that the number of federal cases resolved by trial plunged from 11 percent in 1962 to 1.8 percent in 2002. The number of trials per… read more

Spring 2005 Newsletter

Lawsuits Not Cause Of Malpractice “Crisis” Study Finds According to a recent article published in the Houston Chronicle, lawsuits against physicians were not the cause of rapidly increasing malpractice premiums in the State of Texas.  Research by professors at the University of Texas and the University of Illinois studied data collected by the Texas Department… read more

Fall 2004 Newsletter

 AITKEN * AITKEN * COHN REDUCE RISK OF INJURY IN CAR CRASHES A news article that recently crossed our desks outlined some simple tips to help avoid physical injury in the common rear-end vehicle collision.  They include: Brace yourself– Contrary to the popular opinion that a loose and relaxed posture helps prevent injury, bracing oneself… read more