What to do in case of an accident

Posted Wed 12th Nov, 2014 | by | on Auto Accident Lawyer

1.  Do not move your vehicle (unless it presents a danger to other traffic). 2.  Be certain the other party does not move their vehicle. 3.  Always notify the police.  If for some reason they will not come out (i.e. private property, weather conditions, etc.) be sure to file a report in person or online within 24 hours. 4.  Collect the following information: -name, address, and telephone number of the other driver -name and policy …

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Jury Duty

Posted Thu 6th Nov, 2014 | by | on Legal Insights

While very few people actually want to get picked for jury duty, it’s truly an experience that those who do get chosen come to appreciate.  Because nearly every person who had served on a jury will tell you how beneficial the experience was, it’s too bad that the majority of people will do just about any thing to get out of jury duty.  So next time, you get a summons in the mail to appear …

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Settling a Minor’s Case

Posted Sat 25th Oct, 2014 | by | on Legal Insights

At Kidneigh & Kaufman we have been very successful in handling personal injury matters for minor children who have been injured. Most commonly when a minor gets injured in an accident, it is his or her parent who initiates the filing of a claim and who gives authority to the attorney throughout the settlement process.  While a minor’s parent has the authority to settle the minor’s claim, approval is often sought by a probate court …

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Identity Theft

Posted Thu 20th Sep, 2012 | by | on Legal Insights

The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year.  This occurs when someone uses your personal information to commit fraud or other crimes.  This personal information identifies you, such as your social security number, date of birth, legal name, or credit card number.  Because this information can be used to commit various crimes in your name, it’s important that you take precautions to safeguard this information.  This often …

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Best Personal Injury Law Firm

Posted Tue 5th Jun, 2012 | by | on Injury Law Firm

People often ask, what does a personal injury law firm do? Personal injury law firms assist people who have suffered injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence.  Lots of law firms say they handle personal injury cases, but only a few can say that their practice is devoted to helping personal injury victims.  True personal injury law firms, like Kidneigh & Kaufman, P.C., can handle a wide variety of personal injury cases, know the …

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Your Accident and Social Media

Posted Fri 1st Jun, 2012 | by | on Legal Insights

In these technological times, it’s not surprising that when a person gets into an accident they want to put the details on Facebook, Twitter, blogspot or some other social media site.  However, it’s important to know that these postings can often be used against you by the insurance company and their attorneys if you later decide to make a personal injury claim and may possibly even be admissible in court.  While posting accident pictures and …

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