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 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...
Social media has become a great way to stay in touch with family, friends, and professional connections. It has also become a big part of litigation, and may be the very thing that causes you to lose or at the...
On January 1, 2016, the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Actbecame law in Illinois. This law allows audio and/or video recording devices to be placed in nursing home rooms to monitor care provided that permission is granted by...
A pedicab is a human pedal-powered public passenger vehicle used to transport passengers for hire.  Pedicabs if driven correctly can be a safe option because they travel slower than cars and taxis.  However, like bicycles they share the city streets...
There have been several articles about “defensive medicine” and its effect on malpractice suits in the news since the British Medical Journal (BMJ) released the results of a study on November 4. The study was conducted by researchers at the...
Since it appears that our state legislatures and US Congress are not willing to take steps to protect people from gun violence then perhaps the courts are the better venue to get things accomplished. In October of 2015, a Milwaukee...
Even if you have not yet been a passenger, it is likely you have heard of ridesharing services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar. To many individuals, these services are seen as a great benefit of the “sharing economy”, whether it...
It is a basic human nature to minimize the risk of harm to which we intentionally expose ourselves. Most of us wait for traffic to stop and the walk sign to light up before we attempt to cross a busy...