Month: October 2015

Caramel Apples Lead to Four Interstate Deaths

Caramel apples seem to be a favorite among children and adults alike. A fruit surrounded by sugar seems to be a happy marriage. Except when those caramel apples are causing sickness in multiple states, making people sick and even leading to death. ABC News reports that health officials have warned consumers to not eat caramel […]

Written by on October 29, 2015

Home Health Care Worker Commits Fraud, Leaves Victim in Filth

An Illinois health care worker recently admitted to fraud for billing Medicaid Home Services for aid she never performed. Her client was discovered in such bad shape, she required hospitalization. To help you better protect loved ones, St. Louis Personal Injury Attorneys Hoffman & Gelfman want to increase awareness cases of nursing home neglect. The […]

Written by on October 27, 2015

St. Louis County Teen Shot to Death

We try to teach our children the difference between right and wrong. We teach them how to handle conflict, hoping they can appropriately handle it when it comes their way. Some people decide to handle conflict with violence, causing injury or death. On September 30, 19-year old Sean Engel was shot and killed. Engel, who […]

Written by on October 22, 2015

Pedestrian Killed in St. Louis County

There are many distractions to take our focus away from driving. Aside from natural distractions such as weather, we are bound to our cell phone, needing to read that text or send a message. Because of these distractions, we are all at in increased risk of accidents. This can be deadly for pedestrians. KSDK reported […]

Written by on October 20, 2015

Cardinals Fan Robbed and Shot

Baseball is called “America’s past time”. Millions of people enjoy watching the sport every day at ball fields across the US without giving a second thought to the security of the park. When something happens to a fan in or near a stadium, it makes people take action to make their event more safe. On […]

Written by on October 15, 2015

Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Pedestrian

There are many pedestrians that cross roads and walk near roads every day. When a pedestrian walks on the road, there’s a reasonable expectation that they will have the right of way. When a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle, they can incur many different types of injuries and potentially die from those injuries. An […]

Written by on October 13, 2015

Ammonia Leak Sends Eight to the Hospital

Accidents happen at work often. Millions of employees are injured on the job every year, some of those being fatal. A workplace injury can cause not only medical problems, but financial problems, as well. An ammonia leak at a recreation center’s ice rink has sent eight people to the hospital. The recreation center was evacuated […]

Written by on October 8, 2015

Bicyclist Struck by Police Car

Bicyclists are expected to follow rules of the road just as vehicles are. However, a bicyclist has little option but to ride on the roadway when there is no bike lane and they don’t have the same protective metal frame a vehicle has. Therefore, when one is struck by a vehicle, it can leave a […]

Written by on October 6, 2015

Cucumbers Recalled Because of Salmonella

In our society today, there is a growing trend toward healthy eating. Vegetables have become the norm in many households, with keywords like fresh, organic and natural. When you buy your fresh vegetables, you may not even think about them making you sick. This is what has happened with fresh cucumbers affecting over four hundred […]

Written by on October 1, 2015