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There’s no greater purpose in life than serving people in need. Our clients come to us because they’ve been injured, or have suffered the loss of a loved one through negligence, and they need help.Many of our clients may have...
According to the American Bar Association, the majority of personal injury actions result from automobile accidents. Do you know what to do in the event of a motor vehicle accident? Here are a few helpful suggestions. Record the details of...
Before having surgery, a patient is required to sign an informed consent form. Informed consent involves the surgeon telling the patient all risks involved with the procedure so that they and their family can make an informed decision about moving...
When children under the age of 18 are injured in an accident, parents are sometimes unsure if they should make a personal injury claim on behalf of their child. Although the procedures for collecting compensation for a minor vary somewhat...
Winning a personal injury case involving a slip and fall requires much more than simply showing that a fall resulted in an injury. In order to succeed a plaintiff has to establish that the property owner owed the plaintiff a...
On August 12, 2016, Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 5912, commonly referred to as Dennis’ Law. This law is named after Dennis Jurs, a 68 year old bicycle enthusiast who was killed in May 2015 in a collision with...
House Bill 6083 and House Bill 4715, commonly referred to as Molly’s Law, were signed into law on July 19, 2016. They were named after Molly Young, a 21 year old woman who died in 2012 from a gunshot wound...
On August 18, 2016, Governor Rauner signed into law Senate Bill 2403, also known as “Gabby’s Law.” The bill was named in memory of Gabby Galbo, a 5 year old who died from Sepsis, which is a life threatening response...
Mitchell Hoffman and Wolf Partner, Paul Wolf has reached a confidential settlement with the Chicago Archdiocese in a case involving the failure to properly supervise and remove Father Daniel McCormack when the Archdiocese was aware of Father McCormack’s history of abusing...
Most drivers have experienced a “close call” with a large commercial truck on a highway or interstate. The attorneys at Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf have successfully handled numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases against truck drivers and their employers....