Category: Truck Accidents

Motorcycle Collides with Pick-Up Truck on Highway

We may be approaching fall, but while the warm weather continues, people will still be making good use of it by riding their motorcycles. Not enough drivers are cautious about motorcyclists on the road. One recent accident that involved ten motorcycles and a pickup truck is proof of that.  Pickup Truck Crashes Into Motorcycles The […]

Written by on September 10, 2019

How Do I Know Who Is At Fault for The Accident I Was In?

The key to winning any type of personal injury case is properly identifying and proving who was at fault. Depending on the accident and the situation, this can be difficult to do without the help of an attorney. But with the right legal representation, fault can be proven and the victim can be properly compensated.  […]

Written by on March 5, 2019

What to Know About Filing an Auto Accident Injury Lawsuit in Missouri

If you have been the victim of a car accident in Missouri, and you need to file a lawsuit, you may not know where to begin. It’s important to understand the steps, and what will be required of you before you start this process. Filing a Police Report You will need to file a police […]

Written by on November 8, 2018

Is There a Limit to Damages for Auto Accident Compensation in Missouri?

If you have been in a recent car accident in Missouri, you probably have all kinds of questions. You may be aware that you could be entitled to compensation, but what exactly does that mean? Are there any limits on the amount of compensation that you can receive in the state? We’d like to help […]

Written by on November 6, 2018

What Makes a Truck Accident More Difficult to Litigate than a Car Accident?

No one should ever take any type of motor vehicle accident lightly. However, if you’re involved in a truck accident in St. Louis – as opposed to a car accident – your situation is likely to be much more serious. It’s important to understand the differences between the two. Truck Accidents are More Likely to […]

Written by on August 9, 2018

Injured in a Truck Accident – What to Do First and Why

Like many motorists in St. Louis, getting into an accident with a truck is one of your worst fears. Unfortunately, these types of crashes happen far too often in our area. It’s important for you to know what to do if you’re a victim. Steps to Take After a Truck Accident After a tractor trailer […]

Written by on July 17, 2018

How are Truck Accident Claims Different from Auto Accident Claims

If you’re in a truck accident in St. Louis, it’s very important that you treat it differently than you would if it were a car accident. The two types of claims are actually quite different from one another, although there are a few similarities. Types of Truck Accidents Truck accidents are much less common than […]

Written by on January 4, 2018

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

Truck Wheel Ornaments are a Danger to Pedestrians

Glancing over at the medieval-looking spikes on the tractor trailer idling next to you at a stoplight is not only unnerving – these spikes are dangerous and the St. Louis personal injury lawyers at Hoffman & Gelfman want to make you aware of the risks. Sharp ConsequencesSpikes overextending from the edges of wheel rims can […]

Written by on August 29, 2017