Tag: Auto Accident

Missouri Legislation Would Limit Insurance Carriers’ Liability Settlements

Every year, millions of dollars are paid out by insurance companies after car accidents. But a new piece of legislation in Missouri might be changing how much victims are owed after having been in an accident. It raises a lot of questions, and there are many who think that it doesn't give consumers or victims […]

Written by on October 10, 2019

Why You Need Hoffman & Gelfman on Your Side After an Auto Accident

Just because you’ve suffered a car accident, does that mean you need a lawyer? The St. Louis car accident attorneys want you to understand why it’s best to have a seasoned personal injury attorney on your side. Unforeseen ObstaclesIn the heat of the moment, your accident may seem manageable. However, unforeseen obstacles may pop-up over […]

Written by on January 23, 2018

Be Careful: Older Teens Become Over Confident Behind the Wheel

Every parent cringes when their teenage son or daughter gets a driver’s license. You caution them about going too fast and obeying the rules of the road. However, studies have shown that it’s not the new drivers parents should be worried about. Older teen drivers have inflated levels of confidence, which can actually make them […]

Written by on October 12, 2017

Fatalities in Auto Accident Caused by a Driver Texting

A March 2017 auto accident claiming the lives of 13 was found to be caused, in-part, by texting while driving. A problem rampant across the U.S., everyone on the roadways is at risk, and the St. Louis Personal injury attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want you to be aware of the dangers. Driver Crossed Center […]

Written by on August 17, 2017

Multi-Truck Accident Traps One Driver in St. Louis

Accidents involving semi-trucks are scary enough, but when more than one truck is involved, it’s even worse. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, a multi-truck accident occurred on I-55, which involved three different trucks. Two were tractor trailers and one was a box truck. The article wasn’t clear as to why the crash occurred, but […]

Written by on October 11, 2016

Roadway Accident Injures St. Louis Man

Quite often, people will travel along various Missouri roadways, come to a stop sign, stop and then go without taking notice of any oncoming traffic. Many of them travel their usual roads almost every day, and so their driving behavior becomes more like a habit than a task that they spend time thinking about. According […]

Written by on August 4, 2016

Multi-Semi Truck Accident Turns Fiery Outside St. Louis

Just one semi truck accident can cause a lot of damage, but when more than one tractor trailer is involved, the results can be deadly. Fortunately, no one died in an accident that occurred outside St. Louis on Interstate 44, but this accident could have been much worse. As your St. Louis truck accident attorney, […]

Written by on May 10, 2016

St. Louis Pickup Truck Accident Claims Two Lives

It is so easy to lose control of a vehicle while you’re driving, and that was precisely the cause of an accident in St. Louis recently. A pickup truck that was traveling along Goodfellow Boulevard lost control after crossing the railroad tracks, according to an article on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. The pickup truck […]

Written by on March 31, 2016