Hoffman, Sheffield, Sauseda & Hoffman, PLLC handles a wide variety of serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. We have handled thousands of personal injury claims for seriously injured victims and have extensive trial and appellate experience in Federal and State court. Much of the work we do is referred to us by other lawyers who trust us to handle their clients´ personal injury claims. Our experience, resources and capable staff allow us to pursue claims against individual and corporate defendants alike.
Each year car and truck crashes injure more than 5 million Americans and kill 46,000 Americans. Despite that, car insurance companies rarely pay the fair value of auto claims unless the victim is represented by an attorney.
Each year 18-wheeler crashes injure 100,000 Americans and kill 4,000 Americans. We work with trucking experts and accident reconstructionists to ensure that dangerous drivers and companies are held accountable for failing to follow the safety rules that were put in place to keep us all safe.
A serious injury can turn your life upside down. Dealing with the injury itself can be overwhelming. The insurance companies know this and will try to take advantage of you. We fight to see to it that you are compensated for your lost wages, medical bills, pain, anguish and impairment so you can get back to living your life.
The death of a spouse, child or parent is never just about the money. We understand that those who lose a loved one to negligence want accountability and seek to prevent harm to others by standing up for the memory of their family member.
Each year as many as 200,000 Americans die due to medical errors. For comparison: The annual total of all other causes of accidental death is 98,000, of which 46,000 are from auto crashes and 11,000 are from workplace accident. Despite these staggering numbers, healthcare providers rarely admit their mistake and will fight hard not to compensate you.
Brain injuries are among the most tragic cases we handle because of the tremendous impact they have on one’s quality of life. Even in so called “mild” brain injuries, memory loss, confusion, behavioral changes, depression and other symptoms can ruin a life.
The birth of a child should be one of the happiest days of a parent’s life. Sadly, some doctors and hospitals fail to recognize the signs of fetal distress or use improper delivery techniques resulting in tragic consequences to the child and the parents.
Severe burns are among the most painful injuries one can endure. Not only does the burn itself cause severe pain, but the treatment and rehabilitation from burns can be long and agonizing, leaving not only physical scars but also emotional scars.
While many people have a negative attitude towards motorcyclists, the truth is that the vast majority of motorcycle accidents were unavoidable by the motorcycle rider who was injured or killed but could have been easily avoided by the other vehicle driver who caused it.
Many times an injured worker can only get benefits under workers compensation. But there are circumstances that will allow us to go beyond workers comp and get full and fair compensation for an injured worker.
When we spend hard earned money on a product, we have the right to expect that it will be safe. However, some companies cut corners in the design and manufacturing process, putting profits over people.
Nursing Home Abuse
When a family makes the difficult decision to move a loved one to a nursing home, they have the right to trust the nursing home’s promise to keep their family member safe. Some nursing homes betray that trust and when they do, we are there to help.
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