Verdicts and Settlements

Chris Aitken and Atticus Wegman Win Settlement of $760,000 for Injured Motorcyclist

Congratulations to Chris Aitken & Atticus Wegman for recently settling a matter just prior to trial for $760,000. Our client was seriously injured on a motorcycle due to a falling tree limb in the City of Garden Grove. The plaintiff received severe bilateral wrist fractures as a result of the collision.  The Defendant disputed these allegations and contended… read more

Rancho Cucamonga Seniors Suffer Injuries in Accident When Driver Ran a Red Light

This unfortunate incident occurred in 2014. Plaintiff #1 was driving her 2012 Toyota Camry in the #2 lane in the City of Rancho Cucamonga, County of San Bernardino, State of California. After stopping for a red traffic signal, Plaintiff #1 proceeded into the intersection on a green traffic signal. Suddenly and without warning, Defendant negligently… read more


FINAL RESULT: $4,200,000 Fu $1,800,000 Ashe $6,000,000 Total CASE DESCRIPTION: In the early morning hours of June 11th, 2014, the plaintiff and his car passenger waited for help, parked in the shoulder of the 210 freeway with emergency flashers on. At 3a.m., the defendant, driving a semi-truck, was on his way home after being dismissed… read more

Aitken*Aitken*Cohn Resolves Case for $900,000 For Hand Injury To Young Girl

Case Description: A 7-year old student of Doe Elementary suffered severe injury to her hand after being instructed to operate a gate unsuitable for pedestrian traffic. While holding the gate open for her fellow students, the gate was pushed, resulting in extreme injury to her fingers. Consequentially, the girl had to have some of her… read more

Aitken*Aitken*Cohn congratulates Jere Beasley, Graham Esdale, and Cole Portis of Beasley Allen for their great results for their clients in Toyota trial

Aitken*Aitken*Cohn would like to congratulate Jere Beasley, Graham Esdale, and Cole Portis of Beasley Allen of Alabama for their settlement with Toyota Motors after a jury returned a $3 million verdict against Toyota in an unintended acceleration case tried in Oklahoma. In September 2007, Jean Bookout and her friend and passenger were exiting a highway… read more

$1.63 Billion: Aitken * Aitken * Cohn Part of Largest Automobile Class Action Lawsuit Settlement in U.S. History

As National liaison counsel and co-counsel for suit on behalf of secondary auto dealers, Wylie Aitken, founding partner of Aitken* Aitken* Cohn, and the firm are part of a team of 30 law firms and 80 plus lawyers that represented millions of Toyota vehicle owners in the largest automobile class action lawsuit settlement in U.S…. read more

$100,000: Inattentive Driver Causes Fatal Injuries to Pedestrian

CASE DESCRIPTION: Decedent, James K. was a pedestrian crossing Francis Street, at its east intersection with Hellman Avenue in the City of Ontario. Defendant, Veronica M. was driving her vehicle on Hellman Avenue, where she alleged that she stopped before making a left hand turn onto Francis Street, where she struck James, causing fatal injuries…. read more

$1,000,000: Elderly Driver Strikes Pedestrian in Crosswalk

CASE DESCRIPTION: On August 30, 2008, Karen P. was crossing Sports Arena Boulevard at its intersection with Hancock Street, within a crosswalk and with a “walk” signal, when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Defendant, Fred A., who was 86 years old at the time. Fred struck Karen while completing a left turn… read more

$100,000: Intoxicated Driver Causes Collision

CASE DESCRIPTION: On August 27, 2011, Lauren D. was driving her 2003 Saturn Northbound on Valley View St. in the number one lane in the City of Cypress. As she approached the intersection at Orangewood, Defendant made a left hand turn directly in front of her. The front of her vehicle struck Defendant’s 2005 Chrysler… read more

$100,000: Unsafe Lane Change Leads to Auto V. Motorcycle Collision

CASE DESCRIPTION: On or around 6:50 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2011, Gabriel S. was traveling to work on a blue 2009 Kawasaki EX 250F. Gabriel was heading westbound on Interstate 10 in the #1 lane at approximately 40 to 45 mph west of Azusa Avenue. Around this time, Gabriel was traveling slightly behind and… read more