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Personal Injury & Divorce: The History, Analysis and Standard to be Applied in Illinois

Kenneth A. Hoffman and Todd R. Warren Divorce and personal injury, while separate and distinct areas of the law, share many common traits: Illinois Courts ...
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How The practice of Law Has Changed Over The Years

A lot has changed since I started practicing law in 1991, and we started Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf in 1998. Not only has technology drastically ...
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Disclosing Bankruptcy in a Personal Injury Action

The opening of or existence of a Bankruptcy claim by a plaintiff in a personal injury action can have major effects on the outcome of ...
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Animal Bites

Does Your Dog Bite? “It’s Not My Dog” May Not Be a Defense

In Illinois there are several possible legal theories for recovery for dog bite victims.  Initially a claim can be made under the Illinois Animal Control ...
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Medical Malpractice

What Is Medical Malpractice?

In order to prove a medical malpractice case under Illinois law, the injured party must prove through expert testimony that the health care provider (doctor, ...
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Nursing Home Injuries

Nursing Home Care Checklist

It is always a difficult decision to place a loved one into a nursing home or other skilled care facility. Here are a some helpful ...
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The Rule of Law and Independence of Our Judiciary

Often times we’ll see decisions on the TV news or in the newspapers that judges rendered across the country.  While we may disagree with the ...
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Does the Use of a US Subsidiary to Distribute a Product Manufactured By a Foreign Parent Company Suffice For The Exercise of Personal Jurisdiction?

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 ...
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MHW Files Suit in Dog Attack

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 ...
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MHW Files Suit Following Four Vehicle Crash in Oak Brook

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 ...
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MHW Files Complaint Alleging Police Misconduct

Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf Partners Ken Hoffman and Jay Mitchell recently filed a complaint with city of Chicago alleging police misconduct, our compliant alleges that ...
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Success Stories

MHW Wins Appeal on Severe Bicycle Injury

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 ...
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