Category Archives: Roadway Accidents

Three Children Killed in Car Rollover Accident

Car accidents in St. Louis that involve children are especially devastating. Even worse, most can be prevented, and the loss of these innocent lives is tragic. The Bellville News-Democrat recently reported on their website about a serious, fatal accident that … Continue reading

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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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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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Speeding SUV Flies Onto Roof of Home Causing Serious Injury

Recently released photos of an SUV atop the roof a house have even the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman scratching our heads. Apparently propelled into the air after the driver lost control of the vehicle, Michael … Continue reading

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You’re In an Accident with a Truck – What Do You Do Next?

Get into an auto accident involving a truck? Far larger than passenger vehicles, injuries and long-term damage resulting from such accidents can be catastrophic. And unlike the typical auto accident, standard rules do not apply. What’s Different About Commercial Truck … 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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