Month: September 2015

VA Drops the Ball Again – This Time on Pending Healthcare Requests

Press for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) isn’t getting any better. A whistleblower leak claiming more than 200,000 of nearly 900,000 veterans “waiting” to hear back on healthcare applications were likely be deceased, prompting an official inquiry. The report that followed, revealed sobering information. St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys Hoffman & Gelfman want to […]

Written by on September 29, 2015

Legionnaires Death Toll Rises in Western Illinois

Two new fatalities have been reported, bringing the death toll to 10 in the recent outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease at Western Illinois’ Quincy Veterans Home. St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys Hoffman & Gelfman want to fill you on the latest in this deadly outbreak. Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs and CDC are still investigating the […]

Written by on September 24, 2015

Know and Avoid these Common Medical Malpractice Issues

You’re no doubt familiar with the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” and that couldn’t be more true than with regard to medical malpractice. To keep you safe, the St. Louis Malpractice Attorney professionals at Hoffman & Gelfman want to keep you in the know. Circumvent these common medical […]

Written by on September 22, 2015

When An Emergency Room Mistake Becomes Malpractice

Almost everyone has to go to the emergency room at least once in their life. Having to go can cause fear and anxiety in the patient. The doctors, nurses, techs and other medical staff are held to a standard in the medical community to be able to provide you with the best possible care. You trust the […]

Written by on September 17, 2015

Girl Recovering From Being Hit By Bus in June

Some accidents cause injuries that take months or years to recover from. Injuries that are so extensive, doctors have no idea when the victim will get back to the activities they love. It is easy to lose hope in this kind of situation. The family of 7-year old Paige Breckle, however, is optimistic.  On June 25, […]

Written by on September 15, 2015

Nursing Home Cams May Become More Common

In today’s society, there is more demand to work longer, harder hours. Often, places are understaffed and overworked. This can be true of nursing homes. As a result, abuse and neglect of the elderly can increase, making the stay in the nursing home unpleasant and frightening. Things can change and residents of nursing homes can take […]

Written by on September 10, 2015

Jefferson County Crash Injures Two, Kills One

There are automobile accidents every day. When we get in a car, we take the chance that something can happen where someone is driving recklessly or just simply not following the rules of the road, possibly causing an accident to occur. This results in numerous injuries and deaths as a result of these accidents. According to […]

Written by on September 8, 2015

Police Seek Man in Shooting Death of Toddler

The death of a child shocks everyone- the family, friends, neighborhood and community. When a child gets shot, people get sad, angry, confused and they seek answers. An article from CBS St. Louis on August 25 reported about a toddler who was fatally shot on Utica in St. Louis. They reported that, although an arrest had been made and the […]

Written by on September 3, 2015

Sara Lee Recalls Bread due to Broken Glass

As a consumer. you have a reasonable expectation for a product to be safe for you and your family. When the manufacturer of that product issues a recall, it can cause you to almost panic, wondering if your family was in potential danger because of a mistake made. KSDK reports that Sara Lee, the popular maker […]

Written by on September 1, 2015