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We Will See You in Court…Or Zoom…Or Settle It!

I blogged previously about my client C, who was rear ended at high speed, which resulted in a fractured cervical vertebra. She spent several months immobilized in a hard neck collar (which is extremely uncomfortable). Although her doctor determined she did not require surgery to repair the fracture,…
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Bike Path Etiquette

The pandemic has made owning a bike shop a lucrative business. Bikes were nearly impossible to get early in the COVID lockdown, as shut-in people with time on their hands decided there was only so much Tiger King they could watch without doing something outside. There is a sense of freedom when ridi…
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The Long Road to Yes (Part 2)

If you read my last blog post, you remember the story of my client A, who suffered injury from having his car rear-ended and then problems from a botched surgery. Unfortunately, as his physical injuries were getting under control, his insurer continued to resist paying his claim. UM, Why Does Your O…
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The Long Road to Yes (Part 1)

One question clients and others always ask me is, “How long does it take to settle a case?” My standard lawyer answer is, “it depends.” There are dozens, if not hundreds, of factors that affect both the value and the timeline of a personal injury case. When my client A got rear ended in Augu…
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Unsafe at Any Speed

It has been 55 years since Ralph Nader’s seminal book about auto safety, Unsafe at Any Speed, was published. Yes, it was about the car industry. Writ large, it was more of an indictment of the entire auto industry and the government agencies that were supposed to regulate it. The facts were that c…
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Pedestrian Fare

The most danger for pedestrians occurs when drivers are not paying attention, most often vehicles turning left. Stephen Hoffman can help.
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It’s All About Me

Increasingly, there are numerous examples of vehicle operators behaving as if no one else is important. Contact Hofflawyer today.
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You, I, Me?

Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Insurance Is a Lifesaver When the Other party Did Not Have Enough Insurance. Stephen Hoffman Helps You Understand UIM Claims.
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UM, What Does That Mean Again?

Uninsured Motorist Insurance Can Be a Lifesaver, but Hiring an Experienced Lawyer Shows the Insurance Company That You're Serious About Your Claim.
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Meniscus Tears

Meniscus injuries, particularly in the knee, can be caused by anything from repetitive workplace motions to slipping in a parking lot to a car crash. Learn what you should do if you injure your knee.
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