Category Archives: Personal Injury Attorney

Know What to Do to Protect Your Legal Rights When You Are Injured

If you’re injured in a car accident, you need to know what actions to take. It’s common that after an accident, you’re stunned, and unsure about how to proceed. If you follow some simple steps, you’ll protect yourself and your … Continue reading

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Report Nursing Home Abuse to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Has a loved one suffered abuse at an area nursing home? The St. Louis nursing home abuse attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know the steps to reporting such tragic incidences so that together, with the families of … 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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North St. Louis Man Dies of Dog Bites from His Own Pets

Many overlook their own pets as potential sources of danger. In recent news, St. Louis County Police have been investigating the death of a North St. Louis County man, found dead in his home. At some point the victim was … Continue reading

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Dog Bites Can Impact Lives

While most dogs aren’t dangerous and avoid biting humans, recent data points to dog bite rates doubling in the past 15 years. Currently, the rate of dog bite incidents in the United States is approximately 4.5 million annually. According to … Continue reading

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Dog Bites Five Children During School Recess

Several YES Prep students were bitten by an area stray dog during recess in a recent attack at the southeast campus. A longstanding problem in the area according to occupants in neighboring homes. Your St. Louis dog bite attorneys at … Continue reading

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Semi Truck and Motorcycle Collide Causing Fatality of St. Louis Man

A 56-year-old St. Louis man was killed in April when a tractor-trailer hit the motorcycle he was riding. Struck by a 2016 Freightliner moving north on Carpers Pike, the driver, 58-year-old Odilon Reyes, was unable to stop his vehicle despite … Continue reading

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Pending Legislation May Make It More Difficult to Litigate Medical Malpractice Suits

Under a bill drafted by House Republicans as part of their plan to replace former President Obama‚Äôs Affordable Care Act (ACA), low income and older Americans may find it more difficult to win lawsuits for injuries resulting from medical malpractice, … Continue reading

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Gene Testing Labs May End Up in Court for Medical Malpractice

A South Carolina woman is anxiously awaiting a state Supreme Court decision that will determine whether or not she can take action against genetic testing laboratory Quest Diagnostics and its subsidiary Athena for the wrongful death of her son. The … Continue reading

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Police Search for Hit and Run Driver with Four in the Hospital

A hit and run accident has shaken the people of Springfield, according to an article on the Ozarks First website. Hit and run accidents are certainly not uncommon in St. Louis, or in the State of Missouri. In fact, they … Continue reading

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