Holiday Safety Tips

Posted Mon 19th Dec, 2016 | by | on Attorney, Injury Law Firm, Legal Insights

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time for decorating, celebrating, and spending time with loved ones. Whatever holiday you celebrate this season, it’s especially important to be mindful of safety this time of year. For many of us, it’s a holiday tradition to decorate the house, whether it be with a Christmas tree, a Menorah, or outdoor lights strung on trees or the house. When thinking about where to put your tree, be sure …

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Colorado’s Governmental Immunity Act and Wrongful Death Claims

Posted Mon 25th Apr, 2016 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Articles, Attorney, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury, Lawyer

While negligence will likely be the principal cause of action for most cases arising out of a motor vehicle collision, it may be necessary to plead other associated causes of action. For example, the Federal Tort Claims Act provides the cause of action based on the negligence of a federal governmental employee. A claim involving the negligence of a state, county, city or political subdivision employee is brought under Colorado’s Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA) to …

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WHO CAN BE A PARTY TO A PERSONAL INJURY ACTION AND WHAT ARE COMMON POTENTIAL CAUSES OF ACTION?

Posted Tue 8th Mar, 2016 | by | on Accident Law Firm, Attorney, Auto Accident Lawyer, Injury, Injury Law Firm, Lawyer

Causes of action for injuries resulting from motor vehicle collisions include claims based on: a tortfeasor’s (the responsible party) individual liability for the tortfeasor’s own acts and omissions; vicarious liability; contract; an injury to another (i.e. derivative claims); based on wanton and wanton conduct; and the right of subrogation. Negligence is the most often pled cause of action based on a tortfeasor’s own acts or omissions that give rise to a personal injury claim arising …

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How Do I Hire an Attorney?

Posted Thu 18th Jun, 2015 | by | on Attorney

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you’re probably wondering what your options are.  You wonder if you should try to handle your claim yourself or if you should hire an attorney.  For those who decide on an attorney, the next question is how do I hire one?  While the legal process can be complicated and confusing, hiring an attorney shouldn’t be.  The Denver injury attorneys at Kidneigh & Kaufman are here to help you …

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How to Hire an Attorney When you Have No Money

Posted Wed 6th May, 2015 | by | on Attorney

If you’ve been injured in an accident and have been trying to handle your claim yourself, the legal system may seem impossibly confusing.  Insurance companies who treated you well when trying to get your business, now treat you badly and don’t want to compensate you for your injuries. Claims representatives who are supposed to help you, are too often either rude to you, or completely ignore you.  And most disheartening, when you are released from …

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How Do I Hire an Attorney on a Contingency Basis?

Posted Sat 2nd May, 2015 | by | on Attorney

A lot of people who have been injured in an accident often wonder what their next step should be and how to go about initiating a claim with the at fault party.  Unfortunately, more often than not, a person becomes discouraged thinking he or she doesn’t have enough money to hire an attorney and seeks no further action.  Don’t let this happen to you!  The Denver personal injury attorneys at Kidneigh & Kaufman will work …

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How Denver Injury Attorneys at Kidneigh & Kaufman can make a Difference for you

Posted Fri 9th Jan, 2015 | by | on Articles, Attorney

We care about our clients: Denver Personal injury lawyers at Kidneigh & Kaufman treat each client like a person, not a case. We actually return phone calls and an attorney, and not just a paralegal, will be involved in handling your claim. One thing you can be sure of is that someone will always be there to help you through the process and you will always be able to talk to someone about your case. …

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Who are the Denver Personal Injury Lawyers at Kidneigh & Kaufman?

Posted Sun 28th Dec, 2014 | by | on Attorney, Personal Injury

For over 30 years, Steve Kaufman has been working as a Denver personal injury lawyer.  After graduating from Rutgers Law School he started his first job with Jon Kidneigh working as a Denver accident lawyer.  After only two years on the job, Steve and Jon tried the first toxic shock syndrome (TSS) case to go to trial in the country against Procter & Gamble. From that point on he’s successfully handled almost every kind of …

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Why Do I Need an Attorney?

Posted Sat 6th Sep, 2014 | by | on Attorney

I often get phone calls from potential clients who after explaining their situation then ask, but do I really need an attorney or can I handle this myself?  Almost always the answer I give is “unfortunately, if people were able to handle their own personal injury cases, I wouldn’t be in business and there’s a reason why we’ve been in business for over 30 years.”  Of course, I sincerely do wish that those persons injured …

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Jonathan Vilma Suing the NFL

Posted Fri 18th May, 2012 | by | on Attorney, Cases, Injury, Lawyer

Like most football fans, I have been following the coverage of the Saints bounty program very closely.  For those who don’t follow the NFL as closely as I do, the New Orleans Saints allegedly had a bounty program in which defensive players were to be paid for big hits that knocked opposing players out of the game.  Jonathan Vilma is alleged to have participated in the bounty program and have also contributed $10,000 of his …

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