Personal Injury Areas of Practice
A serious injury can leave a person and his or her family confused and overwhelmed. Hoffman, Michels & Sternberg, LLC, puts clients at ease, and, with skill and compassion, works to ensure clients recover monetary compensation.
We deal with insurance companies and other parties on behalf of our clients who have been injured in accidents.
Personal injury is the wrongful injury of one person through the negligence or carelessness of another in a traffic accident, workplace accident, or a case of negligence. When an injury is fatal, the action is for wrongful death.
Clients count on us when they have suffered traumatic brain injuries (TBI), burns, serious fractures, loss of limb, back and neck injuries, shoulder and knee injuries, spinal cord injuries, paraplegia, quadriplegia, and paralysis, as well as emotional injuries. Our firm represents individuals and families of victims who have been harmed in some of the following ways:
- Automobile accidents
- Truck, tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, and semi-truck accidents
- Drunk-driving accidents
- Hit-and-run accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Workplace injuries
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Construction accidents
- Motorcycle, boat or bike accidents
- Three-wheeler, four-wheeler and ATV accidents
- Defective products, equipment and drugs (products liability)
- Recreational accidents
- Dog bites and animal attacks
- Fires or explosions
- Pharmacy mistakes
Our team of personal injury attorneys will help clients obtain proper medical care, lost wages, payments for continuing treatment, prescriptions and medical equipment, and compensation for property damage, future losses and pain and suffering. Wrongful death damages can include death and funeral expenses, loss of consortium, loss of future earnings, medical bills and pain and suffering.