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Aitken*Aitken*Cohn helping the fight to protect consumers

By Casey Johnson Aitken*Aitken*Cohn has a long history of being active in and supporting the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC), the statewide organization representing consumers and attorneys who represent them. Founding Partner Wylie A. Aitken is a Past President of the organization, and is the youngest person ever to serve as President of the organization… read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

We understand these are difficult times and it can be challenging to navigate the internet to find information regarding the  Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We are monitoring the news and will be frequently updating our directory for resources and information. STATE NEWS Orange County Court Suspends Civil Jury Trials and Other Appearances as COVID-19 Incidents Increase. Read… read more

Concerned About Meeting In Person Due to Coronavirus?

Get Your Free Initial Consultation From Home This is uncharted time in our history, but injuries don’t stop for anything, not even the Coronavirus (COVID-19). At Aitken*Aitken*Cohn, we want to assure our clients and potential clients that we are still here to serve you. Although our approach to connect may be different than usual, our… read more

Statement from Aitken Aitken Cohn on Coronavirus

Our thoughts are with you and your families during these uncertain times. We have been following the ongoing development of COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus. We would like to update you on the status of our operations and assure you of our continued ability to serve your needs. Our highest priorities are to ensure… read more

What Are My Rights and Duties as a Pedestrian?

Pedestrian crashes can lead to severe injuries, and they are much more common than most people realize. During the latest reporting year in California, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) states that there were 811 pedestrians killed and more than 15,000 pedestrians injured across the state. If you are out walking around the roadways, you… read more

I Hit a Parked Car…Now What?

Imagine you are in a grocery store parking lot and backing out of your parking space. It is dark outside, and as you are backing out, you feel a sudden jolt. You just reversed into a car parked behind you. Or perhaps you are pulling into a parking space and bumped the car parked in… read more

Consumer Attorney of the Year Finalists Wylie Aitken and Megan Demshki

  Wylie Aitken and Megan Demshki are in the running for the Consumer Attorney of the Year award for their successful appeal of a complicated motorcycle accident case. The winner, announced this weekend at the CAOC Annual Convention, will be the case that “has significantly advanced the rights of safety of California consumers by achieving… read more

Paying for Reasonable and Necessary Medical Care After a Car Accident

According to a recent data analysis of hospitals, California, New Jersey, and Nevada carry the highest prices of any states for the cost of medical care and treatments. While the average cost of an emergency room visit in the United States is $5,036, California’s costs are 49 percent higher. This can be financially devastating for… read more

Conception Dive Boat Scrambles to Avoid Liability and Accountability: Tragedy Strikes us in Anaheim Hills ⁠— A Note from Wylie Aitken

Aitken Aitken Cohn, through Megan Demshki and I, have been working on a boating tragedy where “The Attessa IV,” a 337 foot mega yacht, struck a fishing boat, “The Prowler,” just outside of the San Diego Harbor on October 26, 2018 injuring 21 fisherman. This collision also caused the death of an Orange County resident… read more

The Car Making a Left Turn Is Not Always Liable for an Accident

Driving in California can be challenging, especially when you must navigate through and around busy intersections. Most people would agree that, as a rule, left-hand turns are more complicated than other types of turns. Making a left turn at a light without a left turn arrow can be especially difficult, and in fact, such turns… read more