Month: February 2018

What is the Process for Filing a Lawsuit for a Defective Drug?

The unthinkable has happened. You’ve discovered that you have been taking a defective drug. This is one of the worst things that could have happened. Now you have injuries as a result, and you’re not sure what you should do. Maybe a family member has encouraged you to contact a lawyer. However, you have some […]

Written by on February 22, 2018

What Should You Do First After Being in an Accident with a Truck?

As a driver, your worst nightmare is most likely getting into an accident with a commercial vehicle or tractor trailer. This could be disastrous for you, and the crash may even be fatal. Unfortunately, truck accidents happen in St. Louis all the time. If you’re a victim, you need to know what to do. Steps […]

Written by on February 20, 2018

AARP Tips on Keeping Aging Parents from Experiencing Nursing Home Neglect

Are the constant news reports on nursing home neglect keeping you up at night, worrying over a loved one? The St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of the warning signs… Signs of Potential Nursing Home NeglectThe AARP points to these as major signs of poor care:– […]

Written by on February 15, 2018

The Average Lawsuit for a Dog Bite Nets $30,000 – Are You Properly Represented?

Dog bites can be painful. And not just for victims. The average litigation from an aggressive canine can cost owners upwards of $30,000. In 2016, the nation’s largest insurer, State Farm, reported an increase in dog bite claims of 15% over the previous year, paying out more than $121 million for 3,660 dog bite claims. […]

Written by on February 13, 2018

What Is the Average Settlement for a Slip and Fall Injury Case?

When you suffer from a slip and fall accident, you don’t have to just sit back and live with the pain. These types of accidents can do a lot of damage, and it’s important for you to fight for compensation. The question is, what amount of money do you think you can expect from your […]

Written by on February 8, 2018

What Are the Rules for Property Owners on Sidewalk Clearing in Snow?

After a recent news report regarding liability in injury claims involving snow-shoveled sidewalks, the St. Louis slip and fall attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman have witnessed a lot of confusion. To Shovel or Not to Shovel, that is the QuestionA Fox4 report stating homeowners who clear snow from sidewalks could be more at-risk of litigation […]

Written by on February 6, 2018

Dangerous Drugs Are Still on the Market – Beware of Complications

Though drug manufacturers are required to test drugs before sales, numerous loopholes allow for fast-track approval of drugs with dangerous side effects. The St. Louis defective drug attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of several that are still on the market today. Are these Dangerous Drugs on Your Prescription List? AbilifyThis […]

Written by on February 1, 2018