Kelly White Donofrio LLP

Kelly White Donofrio LLP Kelly White Donofrio LLP are Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Matrimonial and Family Law lawyers with over 60 years of combined experience.

This experience, coupled with their tireless advocacy, personal service and integrity, brings exceptional results for their clients. Whether you have been injured or are going through a divorce, Kelly White Donofrio LLP can help you regain control of your life.

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Bicycle accident victims can recover compensation for their injuries, if someone else is to blame for the collision. But...
02/05/2021

Bicycle accident victims can recover compensation for their injuries, if someone else is to blame for the collision. But, it can be difficult to determine who's to blame for these accidents. For this reason, it’s best to seek legal representation.

MORE: https://www.kwdllp.com/bicycle-accident/

BE SAFE | Regardless of whether you trudge out into the snow or use a remote starter to warm up your vehicle, you should...
02/02/2021
15 Winter Driving Tips to Help Avoid Personal Injury

BE SAFE | Regardless of whether you trudge out into the snow or use a remote starter to warm up your vehicle, you should never let it idle in an enclosed area, like a garage. Deadly carbon monoxide can easily build up before you're aware.

MORE TIPS: https://www.kwdllp.com/15-winter-driving-tips-to-help-avoid-personal-injury/

Stay safe on the icy Rochester roads this winter by following these 15 winter driving tips to help avoid personal injury.

In the state of NY, if you are paying child support, and if you want a DNA test to confirm or deny paternity, that reque...
01/27/2021
If DNA Shows You’re Not The Parent, Can Child Support Be Reimbursed?

In the state of NY, if you are paying child support, and if you want a DNA test to confirm or deny paternity, that request must be made to the court. If a DNA test shows you are not the child’s father, a child support order isn’t terminated.

READ MORE >>> https://www.kwdllp.com/reimbursed-child-support/

What if the child you’ve been supporting turns out not actually to be yours? Can you get any of that child support money back? Read here.

Can I Change Or Revoke My Will?In New York, you may revoke or change your will at any time. You may revoke your will in ...
01/26/2021

Can I Change Or Revoke My Will?

In New York, you may revoke or change your will at any time. You may revoke your will in these ways:

- creating a new will

- creating a new document in front of two witnesses that says you are revoking your will

- destroying or having the original will destroyed in front of two witnesses

MORE ADVICE HERE: https://www.kwdllp.com/last-will-and-testament/

If you’re thinking of a wrongful death claim in New York, you need to get your ducks in a row beforehand. Get the help o...
01/23/2021
What Constitutes "Wrongful Death" in New York? -

If you’re thinking of a wrongful death claim in New York, you need to get your ducks in a row beforehand. Get the help of a Law Firm to determine whether or not your case constitutes a wrongful death claim – and if it does, pursue the maximum available compensation in court.

MORE: https://www.kwdllp.com/wrongful-death-ny/

Are you considering a wrongful death lawsuit in NY following the death of a loved one? – Let a NY wrongful death attorney discuss your legal options

It may take a considerable amount of time for a  victim of negligence to receive compensation. If an injury claim cannot...
01/20/2021
Borrowing Money From A Lawsuit - Can It Be Done?

It may take a considerable amount of time for a victim of negligence to receive compensation. If an injury claim cannot be settled, a personal injury trial is necessary and the case then may not be resolved for a year or more.

READ MORE >>> https://www.kwdllp.com/borrow-money-from-lawsuit/

It may take time for an injured victim of negligence to receive compensation. If you can’t work, and the medical bills, what are your short-term options?

FILING A CLAIM | Personal injuries can also include defective products, slips, and fall accidents, and you can file comp...
01/20/2021
Expert Tips for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

FILING A CLAIM | Personal injuries can also include defective products, slips, and fall accidents, and you can file compensation claims for these. However, the process of filing a personal injury claim can be complicated. The good news is that there are specific steps that you can take to prepare your claim or lawsuit. Read on to learn some expert tips for filing a personal injury claim.

MORE >>> https://sflcn.com/expert-tips-for-filing-a-personal-injury-claim/

There are specific steps that you can take to prepare your claim or lawsuit, here are some expert tips for filing a personal injury claim.

Consumers in the state of New York have substantial legal protection. For example, consumers can hold insurance companie...
01/13/2021
Insurance Claim Denied? (Here’s How A Lawyer Can Help)

Consumers in the state of New York have substantial legal protection. For example, consumers can hold insurance companies liable for bad faith – that is, for unfair insurance practices. This is where an injury attorney can help.

READ MORE >>> https://www.kwdllp.com/insurance-claims-denied/

If you can’t get an insurance company to pay your claim, you may be a victim of insurance bad faith. Learn how to spot insurance bad faith, and your rights.

WHAT CAN BE TAKEN | "Suddenly, the homeowner was on the hook for more than $35,000, and the court had ways of helping it...
01/07/2021
What Exactly Can Be Taken From You In A Lawsuit?

WHAT CAN BE TAKEN | "Suddenly, the homeowner was on the hook for more than $35,000, and the court had ways of helping itself to his money—including, potentially, taking his home.

You can lose a lot in a lawsuit, including your home, car and life savings. If you lose in court, you’ll have to disclose all of your assets, and you might lose money and property if you aren’t careful." - Forbes

READ MORE >>> https://www.forbes.com/advisor/homeowners-insurance/what-can-be-taken-in-lawsuit/

What have you got to lose in court? More than you think. There are a lot of assets that can be taken in a lawsuit. But there are a lot of ways to protect yourself, too. "America is a litigious society," says Alice Jump, a partner at the law firm Reavis Page Jump. "By some estimates, there are ove

In the state of NY, property owners are legally obligated to take reasonable steps to protect their guests and visitors ...
01/06/2021
Dealing With Slip-And-Fall Accidents Related To Snow And Ice

In the state of NY, property owners are legally obligated to take reasonable steps to protect their guests and visitors from hazardous conditions. If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, speak with an experienced liability attorney.

MORE >>> https://www.kwdllp.com/winter-weather-slip-and-falls-what-to-do/

If you are injured on someone else’s private property in a snow and ice-related slip-and-fall incident, what are your rights? Read here to learn more.

How do work-related injuries differ from other injuries? If you are injured at your job, you are probably eligible for w...
12/30/2020
Should You Sue A Third Party For Your Work Injury?

How do work-related injuries differ from other injuries? If you are injured at your job, you are probably eligible for workers’ compensation payments. Injury victims do not have to take legal action or prove an employer was negligent.

READ MORE >>> https://www.kwdllp.com/sue-work-injury/

Are your rights and options different if you are injured on the job? And exactly what are those rights and options? Read here.

ACCEPTING THE OFFER | Insurance companies will always want to settle for as little as possible. It's all about the botto...
12/27/2020
Workplace Accident Compensation: Should You Accept the First Offer?

ACCEPTING THE OFFER | Insurance companies will always want to settle for as little as possible. It's all about the bottom line for these companies which means they are not taking your emotions into account. Here are some tips to make sure you're getting the best settlement possible. - Lawyer Monthly

TIPS >>> https://www.lawyer-monthly.com/2020/11/workplace-accident-compensation-should-you-accept-the-first-offer/

When dealing with an insurance company, always expect them to offer the minimum possible compensation for your injuries.

"In their fourth Out Front Ideas COVID-19 briefing, workers’ compensation specialists Kimberly George and Mark Walls dis...
12/26/2020

"In their fourth Out Front Ideas COVID-19 briefing, workers’ compensation specialists Kimberly George and Mark Walls discuss with a panel of experts the challenges faced by employers as COVID-19 restrictions are gradually lifted and workers around the country return to work. "

LEARN MORE >>> https://www.lexisnexis.com/LegalNewsRoom/workers-compensation/b/recent-cases-news-trends-developments/posts/covid-19-leave-of-absence-return-to-work-and-access-to-medical-care-during-the-pandemic-and-beyond

MINIMUM WAGE IN 2021 | "Thirty states have a minimum wage higher than the federal rate, along with more than 50 cities (...
12/25/2020
Minimum Wage 2021: Numbers, News and Trends - GovDocs

MINIMUM WAGE IN 2021 | "Thirty states have a minimum wage higher than the federal rate, along with more than 50 cities (37 in California alone). Many of these rates go up on Jan. 1, 2021.

Meanwhile, another eight cities will breach the $15-an-hour threshold, with Flagstaff, Ariz., increasing its minimum wage $2 to reach $15 in 2021." - Gov Docs

MORE >>>https://www.govdocs.com/minimum-wage-2021-numbers-news-and-trends/

GovDocs’ recent webinar, Get Ready for 2021: Minimum Wage News and Trends, examined next year’s rates and what may lie ahead.

NEW | "Twenty-one of the victims — all construction workers — were brought to area hospitals following the explosion, wh...
12/24/2020
Baltimore building explosion injures 23, traps workers

NEW | "Twenty-one of the victims — all construction workers — were brought to area hospitals following the explosion, which caused a partial roof collapse. The city’s fire department tweeted that at least nine of the victims were in critical condition, while another was in serious condition." - ABC News

MORE >>> https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/baltimore-building-explosion-injures-10-traps-workers-74879243?cid=clicksource_4380645_2_heads_hero_live_headlines_hed

An explosion in a high-rise building in Baltimore has injured 23 people and temporarily trapped a window washing crew on dangling scaffolding

Whether you divorce, annul your marriage, or separate, when you end a marriage in New York, you’ll need the sound advice...
12/23/2020
5 Things To Include In A Separation Agreement

Whether you divorce, annul your marriage, or separate, when you end a marriage in New York, you’ll need the sound advice and guidance that an experienced family law attorney provides. You’ll need that advice and guidance from the start.

READ MORE >>> https://www.kwdllp.com/five-important-separation-agreement/

If you and your spouse legally separate, what should be included in the separation agreement? To learn more and how an attorney can help, read here.

💉The federal government has granted companies like Pfizer and Moderna immunity from liability if something unintentional...
12/17/2020
You can’t sue Pfizer or Moderna if you have severe Covid vaccine side effects. The government likely won't compensate you for damages either

💉The federal government has granted companies like Pfizer and Moderna immunity from liability if something unintentionally goes wrong with their vaccines. - CNBC

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/12/16/covid-vaccine-side-effects-compensation-lawsuit.html

Companies like Pfizer and Moderna have total immunity from legal liability under the PREP Act if something unintentionally goes wrong with their Covid vaccines.

Children in NY are entitled by law to support from each parent until 21. However, if a youth is below age 21 and is marr...
12/10/2020
Can I Deny Visitations if My Ex Hasn’t Made Child Support Payments? -

Children in NY are entitled by law to support from each parent until 21. However, if a youth is below age 21 and is married, self-supporting, or in the military, they are considered emancipated and parents aren't required to support them financially.

https://www.kwdllp.com/deny-visitation-ex-child-support/

What can you do if your child’s other parent isn’t making required child support payments? Learn more here.

79 YEARS LATER | The surprise raid on the major U.S. Navy base near Honolulu killed more than 2,400 Americans and left a...
12/07/2020
'Date which will live in infamy': What to remember about Pearl Harbor, 79 years later

79 YEARS LATER | The surprise raid on the major U.S. Navy base near Honolulu killed more than 2,400 Americans and left another 1,100 injured. In short, the strike signaled the entry of the United States into World War II. - USA TODAY

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.usatoday.com/amp/3839353001

On Monday, America commemorates the 79th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Here are the facts surrounding that fateful day—and how to pay tribute.

Establishing paternity is the process of determining who is a child’s legal father. Parents have the basic right to a re...
12/03/2020
Establishing Paternity in the State of New York (What Parents Need to Know) -

Establishing paternity is the process of determining who is a child’s legal father. Parents have the basic right to a relationship with their child or children (unless a family court has terminated that right), and parents are obliged by law to care for and provide support to their children.

https://www.kwdllp.com/establishing-paternity-ny/

If you need paternity established, or if you’re involved in a paternity dispute, you’re going to need the advice and help of a Rochester paternity lawyer.

Managing your finances is never simple, but a divorce can make it far more complex. Follow these 20 tips to protect your...
11/27/2020
Getting a divorce? Here are 20 tips for maintaining financial sanity

Managing your finances is never simple, but a divorce can make it far more complex. Follow these 20 tips to protect your finances during a divorce:

Managing your finances is never simple, but a divorce can make it far more complex and a lot of financial upheaval. By establishing a plan and relying on professional help where necessary, you can ensure your best possible financial outcome and avoid damage to your credit score.

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation for your ...
11/26/2020
What Is the Role of a Rochester Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you have been injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. But recovering this compensation is far more difficult than you may think. Find out how a personal injury attorney can help:

When handling sensitive injury cases, you need someone that is going to fight for your rights. A personal injury lawyer does that and more.

Most personal injury cases are resolved outside of the courtroom through private settlement negotiations. But if your pe...
11/26/2020
What Happens During A Personal Injury Trial in Rochester?

Most personal injury cases are resolved outside of the courtroom through private settlement negotiations. But if your personal injury case goes to trial, it’s important to be prepared. Here’s an overview of what you should expect during a personal injury trial:

Contact us today to learn more about what you may be facing during a personal injury trial or how our lawyers can help you come to a settlement agreement.

When motorists in feeder lanes approach thoroughfare lanes, those motorists must stop when traffic is in the thoroughfar...
11/19/2020
Who Pays for Damages From a Traffic Accident in a Parking Lot? -

When motorists in feeder lanes approach thoroughfare lanes, those motorists must stop when traffic is in the thoroughfare lane and let that traffic proceed before exiting the feeder. If you’re exiting a parking space, yield to any motorists in lanes behind you and in front of you.

If you are injured in a parking lot traffic accident, discuss your rights with a Rochester personal injury attorney.

“Taking your case to court may be the first thing that you can think of right now. However, there are other options that...
11/16/2020
Is It a Good Idea to Represent Yourself in a Personal Injury Case? - Blog - The Island Now

“Taking your case to court may be the first thing that you can think of right now. However, there are other options that you should consider first. Trials can be very lengthy, and sometimes they may not give you the outcome you expect.”

Were you recently injured or involved in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence? Then, you have the legal right to file a claim against the liable party. These types of cases fall under the umbrella of personal injury law. A personal injury claim is a legal dispute you can file a...

How is alimony or spousal maintenance payment amount determined by a New York divorce court? What if the amount of alimo...
11/12/2020
For How Long Are You Required to Pay Alimony or Spousal Maintenance? -

How is alimony or spousal maintenance payment amount determined by a New York divorce court? What if the amount of alimony or spousal maintenance that you are ordered to pay – or that you expect to receive – is not a fair amount? How long will you pay or receive alimony?

If you are considering a divorce, or if your spouse is divorcing you, keep reading to learn more about alimony or spousal maintenance rights and obligations in the State of New York.

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If alimony or spousal maintenance is an issue in your divorce, you must have the right Rochester divorce attorney working on your behalf.

One question that is frequently asked by divorcing parents is this: Are you required to allow your child to participate ...
11/09/2020
Are You Required to Let Your Children Participate in Your Ex’s Religion? -

One question that is frequently asked by divorcing parents is this: Are you required to allow your child to participate in your ex-spouse’s religion? Marriages involving couples of different religions – or couples where one person is religious and the other is not – are common.

While many of these marriages succeed, others end in divorce. Keep reading, and you’ll learn how disputes over a child’s religious training after a divorce are handled by New York’s family courts. You’ll also learn more about your parental and legal rights in these types of cases.

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If you are involved in or anticipating a child custody dispute during or after your divorce, speak about your concerns with a Rochester family law attorney.

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When motorists in feeder lanes approach thoroughfare lanes, those motorists must stop when traffic is in the thoroughfare lane and let that traffic proceed before exiting the feeder. If you’re exiting a parking space, yield to any motorists in lanes behind you and in front of you.
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