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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...
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...
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....
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...