Verdicts and Settlements

$96,000: Bicyclist Claimed Motorist’s Negligent Turn Caused Crash

CASE DESCRIPTION: Plaintiff was riding her bicycle on the road when she collided with a vehicle making a right turn. Plaintiff alleged operator of vehicle failed to yield the right of way. Defendant disputed shared negligence. RESULT: $96,000 total settlement On Jan. 26, 2011, plaintiff, a high school lacrosse coach and teacher, was riding her… read more

$2,500,000: Three-Year-Old Boy Who Lost Mother in a Vehicle Accident Leads to Settlement in Millions

Partner Darren O. Aitken of Aitken Aitken Cohn secured a $2,500,000.00 settlement for a three-year-old boy who lost his mother in a vehicle collision caused by a military service member on active duty.  Decedent was a 26-year-old homemaker who was fatally injured when defendant, operating a military Humvee at the time as part of a… read more

Atticus Wegman Tromps Insurance Company in Unanimous Jury Decision

In celebration for receiving a unanimous verdict from the jury this past week, Aitken Aitken Cohn raised a glass to toast Atticus Wegman for all his hard work representing a client who was struck while crossing the street. Defendant argued that our client shared in the fault because she only saw a doctor a limited amount… read more

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