Category Archives: Truck Accidents

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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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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Pickup Truck Crashes into Metro Bus in St. Louis

It’s rare when buses are involved in accidents in the St. Louis area. However, it does happen. A recent accident occurred in Ferguson, outside of St. Louis that involved a pickup truck and a metro bus. According to an article … 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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Tractor Trailer Crashes into St. Louis Building

A tractor trailer can do so much damage when it’s out of control. Recently, a semi-truck crashed into a building in St. Louis, according to an article on the KSDK website. The accident took place at the Soulard building in … Continue reading

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Dump Truck Stolen and Crashed in St. Louis

There are many different types of truck accidents that take place in St. Louis. However, one recent accident was quite unique. According to an article on the Belleville News-Democrat website, a dump truck was stolen from a local asphalt and … Continue reading

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Tractor Trailer Strikes Two State Police Cars in St. Louis County

Many drivers become nervous when they encounter tractor trailers on the road, and for good reason. These vehicles can be unpredictable, and they frequently cause accidents. According to the Fox2News website, one recent accident involved two state police patrol vehicles … Continue reading

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Semi-Truck Accident Injures Missouri Driver

Tractor trailers are driven by professional drivers who are taught about how to avoid crashes that could potentially harm themselves or others, and damage their equipment. Unfortunately, even the smallest incident can lead to a semi-truck accident, and in St. … Continue reading

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MoDOT Truck Driver Causes Accident in St. Louis

One would expect that someone who works for the Missouri Department of Transportation would use extra care when traveling on the roads, especially while on the job. However, according to an article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website, one MoDOT … Continue reading

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