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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...
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...