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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....
 A frequent question from clients at our initial meeting is “who will pay for my medical expenses?” Here is a quick synopsis of what options are available following a motor vehicle accident involving personal injuries.       Many automobile insurance...
Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf partner Ken Hoffman has filed suit today against Clarity Clinic LLC a Chicago psychiatry clinic alleging negligence in hiring and allowing an unlicensed individual, Scott Redman to provide mental health services. The lawsuit alleges that Clarity...
Did you know that over 1700 CTA buses operate over 140 routes on a daily basis? In 2015, ABC Eyewitness News I-Team discovered that there is a Chicago CTA bus involved in an accident every 36 hours. 500 people were...