Category Archives: Car Accidents

Be Careful: Older Teens Become Over Confident Behind the Wheel

Every parent cringes when their teenage son or daughter gets a driver’s license. You caution them about going too fast and obeying the rules of the road. However, studies have shown that it’s not the new drivers parents should be … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Involved in a Car Accident – Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering?

People who have been victims in car accidents often want to know if they can sue for pain and suffering. If you’ve been in a car accident in St. Louis, you may want an answer to this question as well. … Continue reading

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You’ve Been In a Car Accident – Should You Go to a Doctor?

The St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman often consult with clients who postpone treatment following an automobile accident, preferring a ‘wait and see if it’s bad enough’ approach to care. Unfortunately, such delays in treatment tend to … Continue reading

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Car Injures Bike Rider in Local Accident

St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman know too well the dangers that cyclists encounter on area roadways. And yet another rider has fallen victim. 25-year-old Fenton Cyclist Angelina N. Drago Injured by Careless DriverDrago, 25, was riding … Continue reading

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Traffic Accident Fatalities Are Rising

As the years have gone by, the St. Louis traffic accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman have been shocked at the increase in traffic accidents, particularly given the amount of safety technology available in vehicles these days. 2016 fatalities increased … Continue reading

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Outdated Headlights Put Pedestrians and Drivers at Risk

Despite advances in car technology ranging from backup cameras to warning signals and other electronics technology designed to make travel safer, one heavily-relied-upon piece of equipment has remained, for the most part, unchanged: Automobile headlights. In the DarkThe St. Louis … Continue reading

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Truck Wheel Ornaments are a Danger to Pedestrians

Glancing over at the medieval-looking spikes on the tractor trailer idling next to you at a stoplight is not only unnerving – these spikes are dangerous and the St. Louis personal injury lawyers at Hoffman & Gelfman want to make … Continue reading

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Tow Truck Driver Hit and Killed While Recovering a Disabled Vehicle

A Killeen, Texas tow truck driver was recently killed in the line of work. Be wary, not all drivers are familiar with – or follow – “move over” laws. And the St. Louis truck accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman … Continue reading

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Fatalities in Auto Accident Caused by a Driver Texting

A March 2017 auto accident claiming the lives of 13 was found to be caused, in-part, by texting while driving. A problem rampant across the U.S., everyone on the roadways is at risk, and the St. Louis Personal injury attorneys … Continue reading

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Could This be a Legal Precedent for Auto and Truck Accident Settlements?

In Canada, an alarming trend has been noted in the justice system. Drivers at fault for hit-and-run deaths are walking away with little more than a slap on the wrist and victims’ families are up-in-arms. With careless driving on the … Continue reading

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