What Expert Witnesses Have Said
Expert’s Testimony at Trial regarding the Defendant Doctor’s Deposition
Q. “You think he was under pressure taking the deposition. You think he misstated something?
A. You’re a pretty mean guy. I’m sure he was uptight.
Q. You recall he said that twice. You recall he said it in another place in his deposition?
A. That’s fine.
Q. Okay. So I was so mean to him and I so confused this doctor who went to medical school I got him say something wrong twice?
A. “Yeah, you’re a pretty tough guy.”
Expert’s Testimony in Support of Attorney Fee Award to a Kidneigh & Kaufman Client
Q. “First of all are you familiar with my reputation…
A…. I’ve known you on a professional basis for probably at least 15, 16, 17 years and [I am] familiar with your capability and insightfulness when it comes to legal issues that have to do with insurance related issues. You’re one of the – you’re one of the people in the community who I would put into the category as the go-to guy if you got a question.”
What Judges Have Said About Attorney Steve Kaufman
“I think it was a very difficult case … and you did an excellent job of representing your client and convincing the Court of Appeals that Judge Martinez was incorrect in his – in his analysis.”
“it’s a very well thought out and specific and detailed analysis proffered by Mr. Kaufman on behalf of the Geigers”
“I strongly agree with the sentiments about C.R.C.P. 68 which are expressed by Stephen Kaufman in the attached article which appeared in the January issue of Trial Talk, and I think that the Civil Rules Committee should do something to re-draft the rule in such a way as to put some teeth into it – for both parties in a lawsuit. … I think that most, if not all, of the judges in the state would agree that making some changes in Rule 68 along the lines proposed by Mr. Kaufman would assist the parties in settlement negotiations, and would certainly help expedite the resolution of cases.”
What Other Attorneys Have Said About Attorney Steve Kaufman:
Comments made regarding Vered v. Ochoa Court of Appeals Decision
“Steve- Thank you to you and your client for this very important decision. It reinforces that ‘they don’t come easy.’ However, it validates that if we fight long enough and hard enough, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Keep fighting!”
“Steve. Congrats. Thanks so much for your excellent work in that case. Many of us have been waiting for this result! Best to you and your client.”
“Congratulations!!! You have done it again. Nice job!!!”
“I found your presentation to be superb. I thought your good humor and easy manner were very well received. I appreciate your kindness in making this seminar such a success.”
“Steve Kaufman’s presentation was excellent, especially the extensive materials he provided.”
“His materials were comprehensive and well thought out. In summary, I thought he was fantastic.”
“Steve Kaufman – 10+.”
“I thought Kaufman’s materials alone were worth the price of admission.”
Legal Argument Presented
“I nominate Steve for the Supreme Court.”
“I second that.”
“Steve, That was awesome.”
“Would like to have heard more from this speaker”
“Thank you very much for your kindness in making such an excellent presentation.”
“Smart idea to bring a chart to the Colorado Court of Appeals”
Letter to the Editor
“I just read the March 1997 issue of Trial Talk. Steve Kaufman has done a remarkable job, not only with respect to the content of the material he provides but the fact that his research forms the basis of an entire issue of the magazine. You and Steve are to be commended: he for the scholarship, research and work it took to put the articles together and you for the wisdom demonstrated in allowing it.”