Category Archives: Wrongful Death

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

Posted in Car Accidents, News, Roadway Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Auto Blogs, Car Accidents, Hit and Run, News, Roadway Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Teen Killed in Car Accident on I-55

There’s a reason teen auto insurance rates are high. They can be quite dangerous drivers. Are you or your family at-risk like this Missouri teen? The St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware … Continue reading

Posted in Auto Blogs, Car Accidents, News, Roadway Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Auto Blogs, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, News, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Attorney, Roadway Accidents, St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fatal Accidents Upend Families

Accidents on our roads are common, and fender benders happen all the time. But when a fatal accident happens, not only is there pain and sorrow involved, but it can upend an entire family. Emotions are Just the Beginning Certainly, … Continue reading

Posted in Car Accidents, Roadway Accidents, St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hoffman and Gelfman: Your St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys

Just last month, a boiler at the Loy-Lange Box Company in the Soulard neighborhood exploded with such force, it traveled several blocks before landing on another business, leaving the St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyers at Hoffman & Gelfman to speculate … Continue reading

Posted in Injuries at Work, News, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Pedestrian Killed in St Louis Pedestrian Accident

On April 13th, a pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident in north St. Louis. Your St. Louis Pedestrian Accident Attorneys, Hoffman & Gelfman, want to keep you aware of such dangers. The Deadly IncidentOccurring at the 3500 block … Continue reading

Posted in Car Accidents, News, Pedestrian accicents, Personal Injury Attorney, Roadway Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News, St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyer, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fatal Semi-Truck Accident in St. Louis: Who is at Fault?

Lately, there have been some odd tractor trailer accidents in St. Louis. However, this one might be the oddest of them all. According to an article on the Fox2Now St. Louis website, a twenty-year-old man was displaying some bizarre personal … Continue reading

Posted in Auto Blogs, Car Accidents, News, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Attorney, Roadway Accidents, St. Louis Personal Injury Attorney, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Passenger Dies in St. Louis Accident

Passengers often don’t realize that they have legal recourse when it comes to car accidents in St. Louis. However, they have just as many rights as the driver of the car does, even if they’re riding in the vehicle that … Continue reading

Posted in Car Accidents, News, Wrongful Death | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment