What Qualifies As Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case?

Physical pain is the unfortunate result of most accident cases, leaving injury victims to face a difficult road to recovery labelled pain and suffering. But emotional and mental trauma often occur as well. How does this intangible pain and distress translate to compensation – and how can you be sure you receive the damages you … Continued

Dangerous Jobs: Most Common Workplace Injuries

While no career path is completely free of risk, some workplaces are more dangerous than others. Each year, workers face illness and injury – across the country and across industries. Unsafe work conditions are often to blame, putting countless employees at risk every time they clock in. Common Dangerous Workplace Jobs in 2020 Firstly, statistics … Continued

Should I Release Medical Records in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Workers’ Compensation claims can be complicated, especially if your injuries require extensive medical treatment. Certain details must be disclosed to the insurance company, but disclosing too much information could negatively impact your case. It’s feel uneasy speaking about medical records and workers’ comp. Walking this fine line is often difficult – but you do not … Continued

What Makes Holiday Accident & Driving More Dangerous?

While Santa Claus relies on reindeer power to get around, locals do not have the same luxury. With more drivers on the road – plus the inevitable stress of the holidays – statistics show an increase in collisions and fatalities. A holiday accident and compounded by the pandemic, a factor that adds more anxiety to … Continued

What Damages Can You Recover After A Car Accident?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you may be eligible for life-changing compensation for your losses. Known as “damages,” these funds are paid by the at-fault driver or the driver’s insurance company. But recovering the compensation you deserve is not always as straightforward as it sounds. After your car crash, you will … Continued

Common Reasons For Commercial Truck Accidents

Driving a fully loaded semi truck is no easy task, requiring commercial truck drivers to employ precision and skill behind the wheel. But enormous pressure to deliver loads as quickly as possible all too often leads to reckless driving and fatigue.  While regulations require proper training and put drive time limits in place, many drivers … Continued

Pretty in Pink: Hoffman Law Firm Creates Awareness for Breast Cancer

Every October, the columns of Hoffman Law Firm become powerful symbols of awareness, prevention and most of all, hope. By painting our columns pink, the firm hopes to not only honor the lives lost to breast cancer, but celebrate survivors and celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness. Be sure to take a look as you’re traveling down … Continued

How to Identify Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Many family members entrust their loved ones’ care to nursing homes, expecting them to be treated with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be a challenge, with stringent restrictions preventing visitation.  While nursing homes adhered to guidelines in order to protect highly-susceptible residents, the lack … Continued

Insurance Company Tactics That Minimize Your Car Accident Settlement

After your accident, the claims adjuster will likely put on the charm, acting friendly to make you think that they are there to help. This tactic is a common one used to get you to cooperate – and to minimize their payout. Indeed, there are key insurance company tactics and you need to be prepared. … Continued

How Do You Prove A Medical Malpractice Claim?

Members of the medical community are held to some of the highest standards of competency. Simply put, most patients assume that their healthcare providers can do no wrong. Surprisingly, a medical malpractice claim is more common than you think. Unfortunately, however, even a seemingly small medical error can have a long-lasting – and potentially fatal … Continued

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