Johnson & Johnson Ordered to pay $63 Million

Posted Sat 14th Feb, 2015 | by | on Cases

A jury in Boston awarded the Reckis family $63 million in damages on February 13, 2013.  The Reckis’ nightmare began over ten years ago when a then 7 year old Samantha suffered a life threatening severe allergic reaction to Motrin brand Ibuprofen, a medication manufactured by Johnson & Johnson.  It was the day after Thanksgiving 2003 when Samantha’s parents gave her Motrin to relieve a fever she had for several days.  She had taken Motrin …

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Kidneigh & Kaufman Personal Injury Attorney Wins Appeal

Posted Sun 8th Feb, 2015 | by | on Cases

In follow-up to my January 25th blog post, I am pleased to announce that on February 7, 2013 the Colorado Court of Appeals upheld Steve Kaufman’s verdict against Shelter Insurance.  As a brief recap, Mr. Kaufman tried this case with another Kidneigh & Kaufman Denver personal injury lawyer, Charlie Crichton, in August 2011 in Denver District Court. On behalf of their injured client, Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Crichton argued that the client’s insurer, Shelter Insurance, …

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Kidneigh & Kaufman’s own Denver Injury Attorney to Defend Verdict on Appeal

Posted Sun 25th Jan, 2015 | by | on Cases

On Monday, January 28th, Denver accident lawyer Steve Kaufman will argue in the Colorado Court of Appeals to uphold his approximately $500,000 verdict on behalf of his injured client against Shelter Insurance.  Mr. Kaufman tried this case with another Kidneigh & Kaufman Denver personal injury lawyer, Charlie Crichton, in August 2011 in Denver District Court.  On behalf of their injured client, Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Crichton argued that the client’s insurer, Shelter Insurance, did not …

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DUI Cases

Posted Wed 23rd May, 2012 | by | on Cases, Criminal Cases, DUI, DWAI, Lawyer, Legal Insights

Kidneigh & Kaufman, P.C. represents clients in both criminal and civil matters.  One of the most common criminal charges is Driving Under the Influence.  The odds are that everyone knows someone who has been charged with Driving Under the Influence or Driving While Ability Impaired.  A DUI or DWAI can have serious implications for individuals including potential jail time, losing your driver’s license, probation and associated costs, fines, alcohol classes, and mandatory community service.  After …

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Introduction of Medical Bill Payments

Posted Mon 21st May, 2012 | by | on Cases

In a recent series of Colorado Supreme Court Cases, the Court held that evidence of amounts paid by health insurance companies, Medicare, etc. (otherwise known as “collateral sources”) to cover an injured Plaintiff’s medical expenses are not admissible into evidence.  As a result, this means the jury will only hear evidence of the amount of medical expenses actually billed to the Plaintiff versus the reduced amount that was paid by a collateral source.  This is …

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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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