H/S Law Learning Center

Welcome to the Hoffer & Sheremet Learning Center!  If you think you may have a medical malpractice, legal malpracticeappeal, or other type of personal injury litigation, start with our 101 Series.  If you have a specific injury, skip down to our Injury Series.  And if you have a specific procedural question, see if it is answered in our Procedure Series.  Check back often for new topics!

Hoffer & Sheremet’s 101 Series

Medical Malpractice 101

Learn the basics about a Michigan Medical Malpractice.

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Legal Malpractice 101

Learn the basics of Michigan Legal Malpractice

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Birth Injury / Birth Trauma 101

Learn the basics of a Michigan birth injury or birth trauma lawsuit.

Procedure Series

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Malpractice Time Limits

Learn about the Michigan statutes of limitations and repose on medical malpractice and legal malpractice cases.

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Expert Witnesses

Learn about how expert witnesses are required and needed in medical and legal malpractice cases in Michigan.


A deposition is a chance for attorneys to learn what the other side’s witnesses are going to say by asking them questions. Answer are given under oath. Learn more in this article. Also, here are our Top 5 Deposition Tips.

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Recoverable Damages in Michigan Medical Malpractice Cases

Learn the basics about how much money is recoverable in a medical malpractice case in Michigan.

The Medical Malpractice Injury Series

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a birth injury caused by severe trauma that results in prolonged hypoxia (lack of oxygen). Learn more about whether your baby’s cerebral palsy might have been caused by medical malpractice.

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Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)

HIE can be a serious brain injury. It is usually caused by lack of oxygen during pregnancy or childbirth. Learn more about HIE in this article and whether your child’s HIE injury may have been due to medical negligence.