Month: September 2017

You’ve Slipped on a Wet Floor at a Business – What Do You Do Next?

Imagine that you’re walking along in a store, and suddenly, you slip and fall. The floor was wet, and it looked like an employee mopped it, but forgot to put a sign out to warn customers. This is a slip and fall, and if you get hurt, there is something you can do about it. […]

Written by on September 26, 2017

You’ve Been In a Car Accident – Should You Go to a Doctor?

The St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman often consult with clients who postpone treatment following an automobile accident, preferring a ‘wait and see if it’s bad enough’ approach to care. Unfortunately, such delays in treatment tend to result in extended recovery times and the worsening of injuries. If You Are Injured In […]

Written by on September 21, 2017

Car Injures Bike Rider in Local Accident

St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman know too well the dangers that cyclists encounter on area roadways. And yet another rider has fallen victim. 25-year-old Fenton Cyclist Angelina N. Drago Injured by Careless DriverDrago, 25, was riding her bicycle south on Main Drive at Valley Lane in High Ridge at 9:15 p.m. […]

Written by on September 19, 2017

You Suspect Neglect in Your Parent’s Nursing Home – What Do You Do Next?

Nursing home neglect often goes unreported due to the difficulties of defining and identifying abuse. However the St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know there are things you can do to help your loved one: 1. Visit often, noting time-sensitive warning signs.Those with memory loss, communication problems and […]

Written by on September 14, 2017

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 6% to 40,200, on the heels of a 7% rise in 2015. What’s Driving the […]

Written by on September 12, 2017

Speeding SUV Flies Onto Roof of Home Causing Serious Injury

Recently released photos of an SUV atop the roof a house have even the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman scratching our heads. Apparently propelled into the air after the driver lost control of the vehicle, Michael Arras, Deputy Chief of Special Ops at the St. Louis Fire Department, noted it was […]

Written by on September 7, 2017

You’re In an Accident with a Truck – What Do You Do Next?

Get into an auto accident involving a truck? Far larger than passenger vehicles, injuries and long-term damage resulting from such accidents can be catastrophic. And unlike the typical auto accident, standard rules do not apply. What’s Different About Commercial Truck Accidents?The St. Louis truck accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know… • […]

Written by on September 5, 2017