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$1,500,000: Nurse Negligence Leads to Wrongful Death of Teacher Following Lower Back Surgery

CASE DESCRIPTION: Decedent died due to bleeding after low back surgery. He sustained a retroperitoneal hemorrhage, left side from diaphragm to pelvis and an estimated blood loss greater than 1000 cc’s. The bleed was due to a small puncture of a vessel at the time of the surgery. The nurses failed to call the surgeon… read more

Ashleigh Aitken Spends her Summer Busier than a Weatherman in a Tornado

With great power comes great responsibilities, and for Ashleigh Aitken, those responsibilities came in the form of bacon wrapped turkey legs, dinner awards ceremonies, and community functions. This year, not only was Ashleigh sworn in as President of the OCBA, but she was also appointed as Chairwoman of the OC Fair and Events Center Board… read more

Chosen from More than 5 Million Lawyers Nationwide!

Seven lawyers from Aitken Aitken Cohn were listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 edition! While Partners Wylie Aitken, Darren Aitken, Chris Aitken and Richard Cohn have been listed in the annual publication for years, 2016 marks the debut for the younger members, Casey Johnson, Ashleigh Aitken, and Michael Penn. To compile the list… read more

$305,000: Homeowners Neglect to Fix Loose Tiles Causing Traumatic Fall for 71-Year-Old Lady

CASE DESCRIPTION: On Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2011, Ms. B. enjoyed dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. with other family and friends. She left the house at or around 11:00 p.m., stepped on some loose tiles on one of the steps leading up to the front of the house, lost her footing, and… read more

Casey Becomes an AV Rated Attorney!

Martindale-Hubbell AV ratings are to lawyers what Michelin Stars are to restaurants: highly sought after, respected within the community, and difficult to obtain. Aitken Aitken Cohn is so very pleased to announce that Partner Casey Johnson has just received the highly prestigious AV preeminent rating! This ranking is reserved for only those attorneys who have… read more

Wylie Named Top 25 Plaintiffs Lawyers by Top Los Angeles Newspaper

With thousands of exceptional, even legendary, plaintiff’s lawyers across California, what sets Wylie Aitken apart? “All my cases have contributed in some way to safer parks, safer products, better corporate and insurance practices and lasting legislation.” AAC founding partner Wylie Aitken is no stranger when it comes to receiving recognition for his work; this year is no… read more

Bring out the Champagne: Aitken Aitken Cohn named a Best Place to Work!

“The truest drive comes from doing what you love” and that certainly rings true for the crew at Aitken Aitken Cohn where we are celebrating our debut as one of Orange County’s Best Places to Work. With literally thousands of boutique businesses in Orange County, being chosen as the top 13th best place to work… read more

$200,000: Motorcyclist Thrown from Vehicle when Bicyclist Makes an Unsafe Turn during Bicycle Tour

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff Russell H. went on a motorcycle ride from his home in Las Vegas through Death Valley. Russell was traveling westbound on SR-190 west of SR-127 in unincorporated Inyo County, California. Suddenly, and without warning, a bicycle driven by A. Scott made an unsafe left turning movement and turned directly in front of… read more

Wylie Makes the Irish Legal 100 List for the 7th Year in a Row

First introduced in 2009, the Irish Legal 100 honors the most accomplished and distinguished lawyers, judges, educators and politicians of Irish descent from around the country who share a passion for the law and pride in their heritage. Every year since its inception, Aitken Aitken Cohn’s founding partner, Wylie Aitken, has been named to the… read more

AAC Partners Richard Cohn and Chris Aitken Recognized for Impeccable Client Satisfaction

American Business Author Michael LeBouf once said, “A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” As a law firm that lives by this philosophy, Aitken Aitken Cohn is proud to have been recognized by their clients for top notch service and satisfaction. AAC Partners Richard Cohn and Chris Aitken have both been nominated to… read more