Tag: St. Louis car accident attorney

After Uptick In Deaths, Red Light Cameras Might Be Coming Back to St. Louis

Red light cameras were eliminated in St. Louis in 2014 after the Missouri Supreme Court put restrictions on them. But there is reason to believe they will be making a comeback, and a lot of police officers are applauding the decision. The fact that the police department is short-staffed is certainly factored into their response, […]

Written by on April 23, 2020

Ten Things Drivers Should Know About Motorcyclists To Avoid Roadway Accidents

Motorcycles are common in most parts of the United States, but due to seasonal and atmospheric changes, they aren’t an everyday mode of transportation. Here’s a list of ten safety tips for drivers to keep in mind when motorcycles may be present. • Double check that you aren’t missing a motorcycle because you aren’t used […]

Written by on March 5, 2020

Injured in an Auto Accident? What to Know About Proving Fault

The most important thing anyone needs to do when presenting a car accident case is proving fault. Unfortunately, this is where a lot of people fail when they attempt to represent themselves after filing a lawsuit. You will want to build strong support for your case, and that can come from a number of different […]

Written by on June 6, 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

Tips for Hiring An Auto Accident Attorney

There are thousands of car accidents in St. Louis every year. While not every victim needs to get an attorney, there are many who should, but never get the legal help they really need. If you have recently been in an accident, it’s important to know how to tell if you should consider hiring a […]

Written by on January 1, 2019

Do You Know Missouri’s Law for Phone and Text Use While Driving?

The issues surrounding texting and using cell phones while driving have been around for several years. With the invention of smart phones, using the devices behind the wheel of a car has gotten even more dangerous. Many people in Missouri are unsure about what the laws state. Let’s talk about them in more detail. Calling/Texting […]

Written by on October 11, 2018