Month: November 2017

US Supreme Court Tightens Rules on Lawsuit Litigation Location

Did you know that you’re not able to bring a lawsuit in just any location in the United States? The U.S. Supreme Court recently handed down a verdict that is making a lot of people very angry. Their ruling states that injured workers are not able to file a lawsuit against a company when the […]

Written by on November 30, 2017

Southern Missouri Nursing Home Owner Under Investigation for Fraud and Abuse

For families placing their loved ones in nursing homes in St. Louis, they’re doing so with faith that their loved ones will be taken care of. A recent situation involving a nursing home in Festus, Missouri is what nightmares are made of. Nursing Home Owner Steals Medicaid Funds The nursing home owner admitted to stealing […]

Written by on November 28, 2017

Wrong Way Crash Kills Two on I-55 in Missouri

A wrong-way crash took the lives of two people on Interstate 55 in South St. Louis County early one Wednesday morning back in March. About 350 people die annually in wrong-way driving incidents, despite copious signage. The St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman and Gelfman want you to be aware of the dangers. A […]

Written by on November 23, 2017

I-70 a Corridor to Death – Auto Accidents on the Rise

How many more lives will I-70 claim this year? The death toll has now reached nine. The St. Louis truck accident attorneys at Hoffman and Gelfman want you to be aware of the dangers surrounding this particular western stretch of I-70… Young Mother’s Life Cut Short25-year-old Missouri resident Kaylie Real died Sunday at Terre Haute […]

Written by on November 21, 2017

Injured in a Car Accident? What Are the First Steps You Should Take?

When you’re injured in a car accident, your mind is in a panic. You’re not sure what steps you should take, or what you should do first. You may be in a lot of pain, and that can just add to your anxiety and frustration. It’s good to know what to do if you’re ever […]

Written by on November 16, 2017

Can I Get Paid for Pain and Suffering as the Result of an Accident?

Have you recently fallen victim to an automobile accident? The St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to know you are entitled to more than reimbursement for your damaged vehicle and medical expenses – you may be entitled to reimbursement for pain and suffering as well. What Pain & Suffering is […]

Written by on November 14, 2017

Tire Defect Causing Blow-Outs May Land Tire Makers in Court

Not all auto accidents are the result of neglect behind the wheel of a vehicle. Many of them are, but some could be the fault of companies who manufacture tires. Blow-outs occur when tires fail, and cause drivers to lose control of their cars without notice. When you look at the remains, they can appear […]

Written by on November 9, 2017