Month: July 2017

Woman Secretly Films Father’s Nursing Home Neglect

A Twin Cities woman has accused the nursing home that was caring for her father, a World War II veteran, of serious neglect. Do you fear your loved one is undergoing similar neglect? The St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to understand that all patients have a right to […]

Written by on July 27, 2017

Young Girl Seriously Mauled by St. Louis Dogs

In April, an Audrain County girl less than two-years-old was attacked and seriously injured by a family member’s dog. Are you assuming you’re children are safe around ‘known’ animals? The St. Louis dog bite attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of this often overlooked danger. Family Rottweiler Attacked Girl UnexpectedlyThe girl’s […]

Written by on July 25, 2017

North St. Louis Man Dies of Dog Bites from His Own Pets

Many overlook their own pets as potential sources of danger. In recent news, St. Louis County Police have been investigating the death of a North St. Louis County man, found dead in his home. At some point the victim was bitten by dogs, however an autopsy was necessary to determine if this occurred before or […]

Written by on July 20, 2017

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 of driving dangers. May Accident Claims the Life of Arnold TeenFriday evening, May 5th, 19-year-old […]

Written by on July 18, 2017

Dog Bites Can Impact Lives

While most dogs aren’t dangerous and avoid biting humans, recent data points to dog bite rates doubling in the past 15 years. Currently, the rate of dog bite incidents in the United States is approximately 4.5 million annually. According to the most recent research from Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, they resulted in 316,200 […]

Written by on July 13, 2017

Dust Storms Lowered Visibility and Caused Car Accidents

Dust storms are exceedingly rare in Illinois. However, Illinois State Police are pointing to them as the cause of two fatal wrecks this past May. Though uncommon, the St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want to make you aware of this threat… Accidents Result From High Winds, Dust and Reduced Visibility Gusting […]

Written by on July 11, 2017

Medical Malpractice Suit Against University Hospital Moves Forward

The University of Iowa’s Hospitals and Clinics was recently sued for medical malpractice. 74-year-old Ardeth Wray is seeking $6 million from the hospital, pointing to the inadequate care of her surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Greenlee, as the cause of her subsequent brain damage. In May 2015, Dr. Greenlee diagnosed Wray with a non-cancerous tumor in the […]

Written by on July 6, 2017

Good Samaritan Motorist Killed on 1-55

Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 34 year old good Samaritan was struck and killed while attempting to assist another motorist in the median of I-55 south of Highway M in Barnhart. Have you put yourself in a similar situation?On Sunday morning, May 28, Miranda Foster of Ironton stopped on the Interstate to assist another […]

Written by on July 4, 2017