Blog Posts in 2014

Injured at the Gym? Do You Have the Right to Sue?

In California, almost everyone goes to the gym. After all, who doesn't want to look great in a bikini? Unfortunately, the gym is one of the most common places for injuries to occur. From simple ...
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Need an Orange County Car Accident Lawyer? Here's 4 Signs That You Do!

Had a little fender bender today in Orange County traffic? You probably don't need a personal injury attorney. However, if your car accident was more serious and you feel like you may be in the ...
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Bitten By A Dog? Here's Why You Need a Dog Bite Lawyer!

Did you know that every single day there are about 1,000 dog bite incidents that require medical treatment? Majority of the time, fatal dog bite attacks involve male dogs that had not been neutered. ...
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"Beer Can" Boating Accident Highlights Need for Proper Representation

Tragedy struck amid the friendly waters of San Francisco Bay late Wednesday night. One person died and another was injured when the 42-foot-long Catalina sailboat named "Bella" collided with ...
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Shocking Mistrial in Westminster Distracted Driving Case

Almost exactly three years ago, Joren Nicolas plowed into the back of Deanna Mauer's car on the 405 Freeway in Westminster. The accident was reported all over the news and polarized a community ...
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Many Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases Likely in FedEx Crash

A tour bus full of California high school students taking part in Humboldt State University's Annual Preview Plus recruiting program was hit head on by a FedEx semi-truck going the opposite ...
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Feds Come Down Hard on GM for Answers

Last week, General Motors chief executive Mary Barra deflected cries for an internal company probe citing that the company would provide more information in due time regarding to a defect in their ...
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Affordable Care Act & Howell v. Hamilton: Boon Year For Insurance Industry

Health insurance has been on everyone's minds over the last few months. After Monday's open enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act, things have become immensely more complicated for ...
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Attorneys Cohn and Swartzon Included in the 2014 Super Lawyers® List

Our Orange County personal injury attorneys, Jason Cohn and Saar Swartzon, have been chosen for inclusion on the Super Lawyers® list for 2014. This follows years of inclusion on the Rising Stars ℠ ...
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Silver Lining in a Hit-And-Run or Uninsured Motorist Accident: How Our Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help You

As many of us already know, every automobile insurance policy in California must include uninsured motorist coverage unless the insured waives the coverage in writing. However, not all drivers know ...
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Personal Injury Cases Likely to Develop in Servite High School Stage Collapse: School Admits to Construction Flaw

New details are emerging about the structural integrity of the Servite High School stage in Anaheim which collapsed Saturday night and injured 28 girls from Rosary High School, Servite's sister ...
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Odd Turn in Deadly Westminster Hit-And-Run

As many of us already know, hit-and-runs have become an epidemic in the greater Los Angeles area. However, in an even more cowardly twist to the typical script, the culprit of a deadly hit-and-run ...
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Interesting Turn in Anaheim Wrongful Death Case

This afternoon a federal jury concluded that the fatal 2012 police shooting of 25-year-old Manuel Diaz was not an excessive use of force by officers. The shooting created a firestorm of protests in ...
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How to Spot Bad Drivers in the Rain

A weak storm system arrived on cue in Orange County today. The meager rainfall will, however, give way to a much stronger system on Friday, continuing through the weekend. The much more powerful ...
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Bicycle Death Toll Continues to Climb in Orange County

Two people die every day from cycling-related accidents in the U.S. and more than 130 people are injured in cycling accidents daily in the U.S., according to research done at Northeastern University. ...
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Los Angeles' Hit-And-Run Epidemic: How to Protect Yourself

While much of the national attention directed at Los Angeles' roadways revolves around traffic congestion, there is a darker side of the city's roads that is starting to come into the national ...
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My Medical Bills Were Paid by My Insurance Company & Now They Want Part of My Personal Injury Settlement, Can They Do This?

The simple answer is yes. However, an experienced personal injury attorney can guide you through this process to make sure that you do not make any more repayment than necessary. Here at the Law ...
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How Much Is My Dog Bite Injury Claim Worth?

Each and every state has enacted its own statues when it comes to dog bites and attacks. If you or a loved one were bitten or attacked by a dog in the state of California, then the state's laws ...
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Red Flags When Selecting The Right Personal Injury Attorney

Choosing the right personal injury attorney for your case can be overwhelming at times. However, there are certain universal red flags that, if present, should dissuade you from working with a ...
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How Selective Are Personal Injury Attorneys When Taking New Cases?

Over the years, the media has portrayed personal injury attorneys as opportunists who cannot wait to get their hands on the next case. In some instances it seems as if these attorneys try to create ...
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How Does My Personal Injury Attorney Get Paid?

One of the most common questions we get asked when we are taking on a new case is how the client will pay for our services. The answer is simple; we only get paid if a financial recovery is made for ...
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Three Big Mistakes That Ruin Personal Injury Cases

Given our extensive experience working within the legal community as well as the countless hours spent in discussions with judges and jurors, we at Cohn & Swartzon have compiled a list of the ...
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Crackdown on Car Dealer Scams: How to Not Be Victimized

The Federal Trade Commission has started to crack down on auto dealers nation-wide in an effort to stop deceptive practices used to entice customers. This week, they have charged nine dealers ...
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I Have Been in a Car Accident, Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney

While all accidents are unique, the short answer is that if you were injured in any way in the accident, it may pay to hire an experience personal injury attorney. Some people believe that if you ...
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