Many people who have been in a car accident will tell you that car insurance companies are difficult, at best. In a typical accident, you will have to deal with the other driver’s insurance company and his passenger’s carrier as well. Should that … [Read more...] about Understanding Insurance – Part I
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The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann works with employees from a wide range of industries to pursue work comp benefits or to appeal a denial of your injury claim. If you have suffered an injury at work, a Missouri workers' compensation lawyer from The … [Read more...] about Missouri Workers Compensation Lawyers
A good personal injury lawyer can help you secure not only your claim but also make the insurance company accountable for the wrongful denial. If you or anyone you know has been wrongfully denied by his or her insurance company, do not hesitate … [Read more...] about Contributory and Comparative Negligence Personal Injury
There are a lot of attorneys that use misleading tactics to get you to hire them like Overstating Results, Settlement Quotas, and Lawyers "Of Counsel". The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann does not. Are the cases results yours? Many attorneys … [Read more...] about Ask These Questions Before Choosing an Attorney!
The Statute of Limitations is a peculiar defense in civil and criminal cases, including personal injury law. As a general rule, it means that after a specific period of time, the law bars a plaintiff (the injured party) from filing a case against the … [Read more...] about Statute of Limitations 101: Applications of the Rule
Vicarious liability is a form of liability which arises from the common law principle of respondeat superior. Anybody who has tried to personally resolve an insurance claim for an auto accident against a commercial vehicle (usually a cargo truck or … [Read more...] about Understanding Vicarious Liability