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Personal jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant may only be exercised if the defendant has certain “minimum contacts” with the forum state so that requiring the defendant to defend in the forum does not offend “traditional notions of fair play and...
MHW recently filed suit against the driver of a vehicle and his employer, Prairie State College, in a case occurring at 22nd and Midwest Road in Oak Brook Illinois. According to reports the driver ran a red light at the...
MHW Files Suit in Dog Attack MWH recently filed suit against a dog owner, and the condo association where she lived, for a vicious dog attack.  The Defendant’s dog attacked our client while she was walking to her home. According...
Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf Partners Ken Hoffman and Jay Mitchell recently filed a complaint with city of Chicago alleging police misconduct, our compliant alleges that the investigating officers ignored clear evidence of our client’s innocence and misrepresented the facts to...
MHW partners Ken Hoffman and Jay Mitchell were successful in winning an appeal for a client who was severely injured when the front fork of her bicycle fractured. The 1st District appellate court issued an opinion affirming the trial court...
MHW partners Ken Hoffman and J. Wesley Mitchell successfully opposed a Motion to Dismiss filed by an area nursing home to transfer their clients lawsuit from the Circuit Court of Cook County to Arbitration. The court ruled that an Illinois...
It is increasingly common for large groups to charter private party buses for events. People choose them for their bachelorette, bachelor, graduation and other parties as a safe alternative when they plan to drink while visiting multiple locations. Often, parents...
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...