Month: February 2016

New Law to Provide Better Nursing Home Accountability

Lawmakers in the State of Illinois have heard the cries for more protection for nursing home residents loud and clear. According to a recent article on the St. Louis Business Journal website, effective January 1, 2016, families can now install surveillance cameras into their loved ones’ rooms in nursing homes. These cameras will allow families […]

Written by on February 25, 2016

Hoffman & Gelfman Receive $11.5 Million Dollar Jury Verdict for Client

Jurors side with girl paralyzed after back surgery By: Scott Lauck February 15, 2016 In July 2012, an 11-year-old girl entered Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis for scoliosis surgery. She emerged paralyzed from the waist down. The cause of Ronnie Hamm’s heartbreaking injuries were murky, and hotly contested. Attorneys for Hamm argued […]

Written by on February 23, 2016

Two St. Louis Residents Killed in Missouri Highway Crash

Accidents can happen quickly and without much notice. Officials are still investigating an accident that claimed the lives of two St. Louis residents. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, the deceased individuals were sixty-four years old and eighty-one years old. The crash occurred on Interstate 70 in Missouri. The driver was […]

Written by on February 23, 2016

Fiery Inferno Triggered by Semi Crash Kills Driver

A semi truck driver was killed following a crash that occurred near Brownstown, according to an article on The Effingham Daily News website. The accident occurred around two o’clock in the morning on I-70. One driver, a forty-three-year-old man, was experiencing problems with his equipment at that time. He had pulled onto the shoulder of […]

Written by on February 18, 2016

Deadly Tractor Trailer Crash Claims the Life of One Person in St. Louis

When tractor trailers are on the road, drivers should be careful to use extreme caution. A recent St. Louis truck accident involving a vehicle and a semi-tractor trailer has taken the life of one person, according to an article on the Fox2News website. The accident occurred at around 7:30 in the evening on I-44 East. […]

Written by on February 16, 2016

Single Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of One Young Woman in St. Louis

A single car crash has taken the life of a young, twenty-one-year-old woman in St. Louis. According to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website, the woman was driving in a Chevy Impala along North Broadway prior to the accident. They believe she lost control of her vehicle and she crashed into a metal […]

Written by on February 11, 2016

Senior Citizen Killed in Crash with Semi Truck

When automobiles, pickup trucks or SUVs collide with semi trucks, the outcome is usually devastating, if not fatal. This was the case for one eight-two-year-old man in St. Louis County, recently. The man was turning onto Highway 73 from Highway 169, according to an article in the Star Tribune. A semi truck was traveling east, […]

Written by on February 9, 2016

One Family is Dead After Horrific Missouri Car Accident

While some car accidents are relatively minor, occasionally, there is an accident that causes tragic deaths that no family should have to endure. This was the case for one St. Louis family, who suffered the loss of a mother and her two children after a morning car crash on Highway 61 in Wentzville. According to […]

Written by on February 4, 2016

Woman Crashes into Tanker Truck on I-255

If you’ve ever been driving down the highway and you’ve seen someone traveling on your side in the opposite direction, you know how scary that is. Fortunately, this accident occurred in the middle of the night, when traffic was minimal. According to an article on the Fox2News website, the woman involved in the crash suffered […]

Written by on February 2, 2016