Automobile and Trucking Negligence

Automobile and Trucking Negligence

Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and, unfortunately, given the sheer volume of traffic in and around Chicago, auto accidents are inevitable. Auto accidents can be devastating and costly to everyone involved. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the estimated cost of car accidents in Illinois for 2009 alone was $5.3 billion.

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Work Place Accidents

Work Place Accidents

Work-related accidents happen everywhere, not just in hazardous working conditions. For instance, work-related injuries can occur in situations involving:
  • A dangerous or unsafe work environment
  • The use of a defective product or equipment
  • Violence or harassment in the workplace
  • Repetitive stress
  • Exposure to harmful chemicals or hazardous materials
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Obstetrical Negligence

Obstetrical Negligence

If you or your child has been injured during childbirth, you should consult with the attorneys at Mitchell Hoffman & Wolf.  We have significant experience handling medical malpractice and obstetrical negligence cases, including cases involving cerebral palsy, Erb's palsy, and misuse of forceps or vacuum extraction during delivery.

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Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrians and bicyclists are injured everyday on Illinois roadways and sidewalks, by negligent drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians or bicyclists or who are driving while distracted.  Pedestrians and bicyclists can also suffer injury while traveling on unsafe or defective sidewalks or roadways that are not properly maintained.

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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

The lawyers at Mitchell, Hoffman & Wolf, LLC, have won substantial awards on behalf of clients who suffered injury due to a doctor's failure to provide proper medical treatment or care.  Our attorneys will review your medical records to determine if there was any failure to meet medical standards and will consult with leading experts across the country to determine if your case has merit.  We explore all elements of damages—both economic and noneconomic—to guarantee the best results possible.

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Police Misconduct

Police Misconduct

Law enforcement requires a certain amount of force, but it is not without limits.  Police officers must conduct themselves within the limits imposed on them to protect our civil liberties.  Frequently, law enforcement officials can overstep their bounds and act illegally.

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