Month: May 2019

Negotiating Insurance Settlements – Leave It to the Professionals at Hoffman & Gelfman

The hardest part about dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is negotiating with the other driver's insurance company. So many people try it, and they quickly find out that insurance companies do not have their best interests at heart.  Negotiating With Insurance Companies After an Accident When people get into negotiations with insurance […]

Written by on May 30, 2019

Spring and Fall: Accidents Involving Cars and Farm Equipment Rises

The spring and fall seasons are busy ones for farmers in Missouri. They have a lot of equipment out working on their farms, but it's also traveling on the roads. That puts them at risk for accidents, and it is not surprising that there are so many more crashes involving farm equipment during these times […]

Written by on May 28, 2019

When the Precious and Innocent Are Injured – Two-Vehicle Accident

Far too often, children are the victims of car accidents. Many of these cases are fatal, but for those who survive, they typically experience incredible pain and suffering. A recent Missouri accident left one boy a victim, and in need of immediate medical attention. Two-Car Accident Causes Injuries for a 12-Year-Old Boy The accident occurred […]

Written by on May 23, 2019

Fatalities in Missouri Auto Accidents Break Families Apart

It is so heartbreaking to find out that you lost a loved one in a car accident. Can you imagine the pain that three families felt when they experienced this type of loss all in the same day? There really is no comparison to it.  Three Fatal Missouri Car Accidents The accidents took place on a […]

Written by on May 21, 2019

What to Know About New Distracted Driving Legislation

Distracted driving has been a problem ever since cell phones became popular. It got worse once people started texting. Statistics tell us that while the number of driving-related deaths went down in 2018, the number of cell phone-related accidents have increased by 35%. Let's take a look at what the newest legislation says for the […]

Written by on May 16, 2019

Could You Have a Medical Malpractice Case? What to Know

When you believe you have a medical malpractice case, there is so much that you need to know. These cases are never cut and dry, and many times, they can be hard to win. We'd like to take this opportunity to help you so you will know everything you need to know. Basic Requirements for […]

Written by on May 14, 2019

Types of Defective Product Liability Claims for Your Lawsuit

Product liability is an area of the law that most people don't know much about. For example, did you know that there are different types of product liability claims? If you think you have suffered from injuries because of an issue with a product you have used recently, this is information that you need to […]

Written by on May 9, 2019

General Rules on Deciding Fault for in a Missouri Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you've been injured in an accident, you may be thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit. While that makes sense, in order to get a settlement or win your case, you need to be able to prove that you were not at fault. This can be confusing, but not to worry. We're here to […]

Written by on May 7, 2019