Tag: Car Crash Attorney

5 Injured In Police Pursuit Resulting In Multiple Vehicle Crash

Police chases aren’t just in the movies. A vehicle containing two men fired weapons at an unmarked police vehicle which began a three-hour car chase that ended in tragedy. After firing on the police vehicle, the suspects fled. They were spotted a short time later, but they managed to evade police pursuit. Eventually, they were […]

Written by on April 9, 2020

Self Driving Cars: Here’s What You Should Know

The newest innovation in the automotive industry is the self-driving car. Many see computer-controlled cars as the next step in vehicular evolution. Despite what you may believe, they are not without fault. Despite the fact that computers are incapable of being distracted by any human shortcomings, they have the same capacity to glitch as a laptop […]

Written by on March 26, 2020

After the Crash: Tips on How to Handle Insurance Companies

If you've been the victim in an auto accident, it's very important to know how to deal with insurance companies. Taking the proper steps will help you get compensated for any injuries, damages, pain and suffering.  Contacting Your Insurance Company As soon as possible after the accident, you'll need to report it to your insurance company. They […]

Written by on August 22, 2019

$2.5 Million Awarded in New Jersey to Car Crash Victim

If you’re in a car accident, please think seriously about filing a case against the other party. If you don’t, you could be leaving a lot of money on the table. For example, take one personal injury case that resulted in an award of $2.5 million. This accident was caused because the defendant was stopped […]

Written by on June 14, 2018

Your Car Accident Settlement – What to Expect Part Two

Statute of LimitationsThe statute of limitations during which St. Louis personal injury attorneys can file civil suits for auto accident claims in Missouri is 5 years. However if the suit is for wrongful death, it is limited to 3 years. Settlement AwardsSettlements vary based on accident severity, typically including: – Vehicle Damage: “Reasonable” costs of […]

Written by on April 12, 2018

Your Car Accident Settlement – What to Expect Part One

Medical bills, lost wages, and the emotional toll of an auto accident can be overwhelming, and the accident settlement process even more so. Fortunately, the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Hoffman and Gelfman have you covered, with a short guide on what to expect through the process. After the AccidentTo ensure a successful outcome, […]

Written by on April 10, 2018

Drunk Driver Crashes Vehicle into Local Businesses

The city of St. Louis certainly sees its share of drunk drivers. Sometimes they cause accidents, but many times they’re pulled over and detained before anyone gets hurt. Such was not the case this time, according to an article on the KMOV website. Fortunately in this situation, no one was hurt. But the article states […]

Written by on March 29, 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

You’ve Been In a Car Accident – Should You Go to a Doctor?

The St. Louis car accident attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman often consult with clients who postpone treatment following an automobile accident, preferring a ‘wait and see if it’s bad enough’ approach to care. Unfortunately, such delays in treatment tend to result in extended recovery times and the worsening of injuries. If You Are Injured In […]

Written by on September 21, 2017