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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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Categories: Auto Accidents

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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Categories: Auto Accidents

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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Why Can’t I Sue the Insurance Company?

Insurance carriers are heavily involved in the settling of auto accident claims. Why then do we not sue the insurance company? Read more to find out.
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Don’t Become Comfortably Numb

Numbness can be a symptom of a serious injury, and after an accident, any numbness should be reported right away. Chicago attorney Stephen Hoffman explains.
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