Joshua C. Cohen
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Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Phone:

Fax:

323-937-0958

CASE RESULTS

$5 million

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Successfully represented a doctor who suffered a traumatic brain injury with cognitive impairment, a comminuted fractured clavicle with surgical repair and broken pelvis. The case involved significant future lost earnings.

 

 

$1.5 Million

Car vs. bike

Successfully represented a car vs. bike case with significant comparative liability. Then 16-year-old cyclist riding non-street-legal fixie illegally without a helmet who is right-hooked by an SUV suffers a fractured skull and brain atrophy.

 

$750,000

Bicycle Accidnt

Successfully represented a biker in a case against the city of Los Angeles. The city striped a bike lane across a defect on Colorado Boulevard. The biker suffered a shattered right elbow with multiple surgeries, 28 pins, 12 screws and 3 plates.

$278,000

Car vs. bike

Successfully represented a car vs. bike case in which cyclist, who already suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, suffers broken pelvis and has residual neck pain after being hit by SUV in a 4-way stop sign intersection.

HONORS & AWARDS

Superlawyers
AV peer review rated

Los Angeles County 
Bicycle Coalition

Josh is a member, sponsor and donor of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, a non-profit organization working to make communities safer for bikers through education, advocacy and outreach. He brings a unique combination of skills as a member who truly believes in the movement and is both a cyclist himself and a lawyer who has dedicated his practice to helping victims of bicycle accidents.

MoveLA

Another organization where Josh devotes his time is MoveLA, a county-wide organization devoted to transportation issues in Los Angeles. By helping victims seek justice, it brings awareness to the problem and holds the negligent accountable.

Legal 
Consultant

Because Josh is not only a personal injury attorney but an avid cyclist himself who understands firsthand the perils of biking in LA, he is frequently tapped by the media and various organizations to speak about his expertise in bicycle law. Josh has been interviewed by and quoted in the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, SoCal Connected on KCET, Which Way LA by Warren Olney, and several legal publications, including the Advocate legal magazine and Plaintiff Magazine.

California Bicycle 
Coalition

The goals of this organization include transportation policy changes that would provide for an equitable, environmentally sustainable and safe future. Josh is a member of the board of directors for the California Bicycle Association

Josh is a member, sponsor and donor of Climate Ride; a member of CAALA, CAOC and the AAJ; and highly reviewed on Avvo and Yelp. He is also a Super Lawyers Rising Star. In addition, we sponsor SoCal Fixed Series racing and Streets Are For Everyone.

BAR ADMISSIONS

EDUCATION

  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Dean’s List, American Jurisprudence Award
    • Honors: Clerk, United States Environmental Protection Agency
    • Honors: Clerk, London office of Dewey and LeBoeuf
    • Honors: Clerk, Office of the California Attorney General.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Dean’s List, American Jurisprudence Award
    • Honors: Clerk, United States Environmental Protection Agency
    • Honors: Clerk, London office of Dewey and LeBoeuf
    • Honors: Clerk, Office of the California Attorney General.