Tag: Personal Injury Firm

Over 50 years of Experience in Personal Injury Litigation

A half a century is a long time for anything to last these days, but the attorneys at Hoffman and Gelfman have met that hurdle head-on and are sprinting away on the other side. Among their many accolades is a penchant for personal care for each of their clients. Whether the case they are tackling […]

Written by on May 12, 2020

What Are the Stats on Out of Court Settlement for a Personal Injury Case?

A lot of people don't file personal injury lawsuits because they're afraid they will need to go to trial. But we want you to know that this is not necessarily the case. A lot of these lawsuits are settled out of court because it's in the best interests of both parties to do so. Let's […]

Written by on July 18, 2019

Personal Injury Law vs. Workers’ Compensation Law: The Finding of Fault

People often fail to recognize the difference between workers' compensation cases and personal injury cases. They are not the same at all, and the reason is that one requires proof of fault and the other does not. Let's take a moment and dig into this a little more deeply.  Personal Injury Law When a person files […]

Written by on July 2, 2019

Duck Boat Victims and Families Seek $10 Million

You may recall earlier in September when we posted about the victims of the duck boat accidents. Losing so many lives was tragic, and one family is now seeking compensation to the tune of $100 million. Seventeen people died that day, and the lawsuit alleges that the company decided that profits were much more important […]

Written by on September 27, 2018

Personal Injury Lawsuits and Actions Explained

How much do you know about personal injury law? If you’re injured in St. Louis, you deserve excellent legal representation. We’d like to take a moment and explain how the process works. What it Means to Have a Personal Injury Case You may have a personal injury case if you’re injured because of the actions […]

Written by on July 12, 2018

Local Amusement Park Settled Three Personal Injury Lawsuits Before Opening This Year

Now that summer is here, we’re sure to see news articles related to amusement park injuries. Recently, Six Flags St. Louis settled three personal injury cases prior to their opening in 2018. Two of the three cases involved the park’s Boomerang roller coaster, and the incidents happened in 2016. The ride got stuck in the […]

Written by on July 10, 2018

The Reality of Personal Injury Lawsuits – They Rarely Go to Trial

It’s very common for people to decide not to file personal injury lawsuits because they’re afraid of the work involved. They may not want to go to trial, or spend the time and energy they’re concerned it might take to get compensated. When you look at it that way, it might seem to be more […]

Written by on June 12, 2018

Judge Sides with Plaintiff in Personal Injury Case Appeal

One woman was recently denied compensation after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Fortunately, an Appeals Court believed otherwise. The crash left her with permanent injuries to her neck and back. She did have pre-existing conditions, which the accident only exacerbated. During the trial, a physician who had not seen or treated the victim […]

Written by on May 22, 2018

Injured? How to Know When You Should Sue.

When you end up with injuries through no fault of your own, how do you know if you can sue? In order to determine if you might have a case, it’s important to take certain factors into consideration. Keep the following information in mind, and seek legal help from St. Louis personal injury attorneys if […]

Written by on April 19, 2018