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Traditionally, a subpoena requires a witness to appear on a specific date, time, and place, usually at a courthouse or a lawyer’s office which may be inconvenient to the home or workplace of the witness. However, with most, if not all...
Civil Jury Trials have been suspended in the Cook County Law Division since COVID restrictions first were set out last March, and it appears jury trials are not resuming anytime soon. This is creating a backup of cases awaiting trial...
At the end of every year, we here at Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf often reflect on what we have learned and how we can continue to improve our practice to better serve our clients and their loved ones. During our...
Social media has become such a regular part of our lives that many of us don’t think twice before posting about what we ate for dinner, where we went on vacation or what we did for our daily workout. It...
If you suffer an injury while married and file a personal injury claim as a result, any settlement proceeds from that claim will be considered a marital asset. Illinois law says that each spouse is entitled to an equitable share...
We’re proud to see Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf partner Ken Hoffman featured in the October 2020 issue of the American Association for Justice Trial Magazine. In response to their “Question of the Month” asking lawyers, “What was your most memorable...
Congratulations to MHW partners Jay Mitchell, Ken Hoffman and Paul Wolf for achieving the notable Leading Lawyers designation in personal injury law and professional malpractice once again this year. Leading Lawyers grades attorneys on their overall professional achievement and client...
The pandemic has altered many things about our day-to-day lives, but it has not changed the fact that personal injuries occur, sometimes due to negligence of people who could have prevented them. Your right to seek justice remains and the...
When you are looking to hire an attorney, or have already hired one to represent you, it is important to understand attorney-client privilege and what it means for you. Attorney-client privilege is a legal concept that means all communication between...
If you are considering placing a loved one in a nursing home, or are managing the care of a loved one already living in a long-term care facility, you should know that the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act exists to...