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Mitchell, Hoffman & Wolf is proud to announce a $300,000 settlement on behalf of an 85-year-old man who suffered a broken leg when he was dropped by nursing staff while being transferred from a wheelchair to his bed.  It is...
A question we commonly receive here at Mitchell, Hoffman & Wolf, from friends, is: “I was a witness to a car accident, and I received a subpoena in the mail. I have to give a deposition, what I am supposed...
People often ask me what I enjoy about the work I do as personal injury attorneys. As early as our first meeting, it is wonderful to see the relief on a client’s face when they realize they have the support...
At Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf, Your Recovery is Always Our Focus. In order to provide our clients with the best possible representation, we keep a close eye on developments in the areas of, automobile and trucking safety, worksite safety, medical...
Recently, I was honored to help teach three Civics classes at a local high school in a discussion of Supreme Court cases addressing how the 4th Amendment of the US Constitution, which guards against unreasonable search and seizures, applies in...
Criminal cases are brought by the government prosecutor against an individual or corporation for violating the law. The punishment in those cases is generally jail time or a monetary fine. Civil cases are generally brought between two individuals or businesses...
A question we are commonly asked here at Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf by our clients is, “Why do cases take so long?”. And the answer is simply that all cases, whether they are personal injury cases, a breach of contract...
Americans for Insurance Reform recently published two studies of the medical malpractice insurance industry. These studies show that malpractice premiums and claims made are at the lowest levels in four decades. The study further shows that legislative enactments such as...
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, nurse, therapist) failed to meet the accepted standard care and that the deviation from that...
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 tips to assist in making the proper choice.   1.  Check the quality of care...