Sunday, June 26th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Statements Made by Accident Victims

Following an accident, it is common for insurance adjusters representing the potential defendant to try and get a “statement” from an injured party as to how the accident occurred, what injuries they have, who the witnesses were, etc.   Often, the adjuster attempts to get a statement very quickly after the accident and before an attorney […]

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Sunday, June 26th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin iAnnotate and OCR Problems Highlighting Documents

Other than junk mail, we scan the hundreds of documents that we receive weekly and these documents, for the most part, are not scanned for OCR (optical character recognition). Acrobat Pro does a nice job of converting a scanned pdf to OCR but, if the document hasn’t been processed that way, it is not read […]

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Friday, June 24th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Diario de Daños Personales

Las lesiones corporales (daños al  cuerpo) pueden demorar días o semanas después de un accidente para aparecer.  Por esta razón, aunque usted tengan dudas si una reclamación por  lesiones corporales/daños personales puedes existir en un futuro, nosotros le sugerimos a las víctimas de accidentes que mantengan un diario o agenda sobre los dolores y/o otros […]

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Email Communications with Contractors

In construction defect litigation, it is common for an owner to email the contractor about purported construction problems.  It is likewise common for the contractor to email the owner.  Absent some type of legal privilege, these emails are discoverable and subject to production in litigation. As a result, keep in mind the following: 1. Do […]

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Cloud Security Issues

This is a lesson for attorneys and the public as a whole. CNNMoney reported today that Dropbox had a security breach which allowed visitors, for a limited amount of time, to use any password to log into a customer’s account.  The link to the article is here:  http://money.cnn.com/2011/06/22/technology/dropbox_passwords/index.htm?iid=HP_LN.  Dropbox is a cloud-based storage site that […]

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Monday, June 20th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin iPad Review: Bamboo Paper by Wacom

As previously described, we are as “paperless” a law firm as we possibly can be.  As a result, most of our documentation is sent and received in a pdf format.  We need to make this documentation functional and capable of being organized. Approximately 3 years ago I leased a Dell XT tablet computer figuring that […]

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Monday, June 20th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Auto Accident Information

If you are ever involved in an auto accident, make sure to get the police officer’s contact information and always make sure to carry your insurance card with you. This article does not constitute legal advice or the formation of an attorney-client relationship, and is not for re-publication without express permission of the author.

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Saturday, June 18th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Bill Haast

The Herald today reported that my former client, Bill Haast, passed away. I got to know Nancy and Bill Haast on a legal matter I helped them with a few years ago. As a result, I had the good fortune to meet Bill a few times. I told him that I distinctly remembered seeing the […]

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Sunday, June 12th, 2011 | Author:kelsky_admin Accidents and Health Insurance

In our experience, many people do not realize that their health insurance may cover the cost of their medical care. For example, most people in automobile accident cases have PIP coverage available to them. This coverage limits the amount of medical benefits available for an automobile accident up to $10,000.00. Since medical care is expensive, […]

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