Tag: St. Louis Car Accident Lawyer

How Does the Insurance Company Decide Who Is at Fault in a Car Accident

If you have recently been in a car accident, you probably went through all of the proper steps. You have a police report, you sought medical attention, and then you contacted both insurance companies.  Both your and the other driver's insurance companies have a big job ahead of them. It's up to them to help […]

Written by on August 29, 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

 Important Information To Know About Car And Truck Accident Litigation

When you have been in a car or truck accident in Missouri, it can be difficult to think straight. Even so, you need to know some basic information so that you will know what to do, and what to expect. Let’s take a moment and discuss a few key facts. Fact One: You Only Have […]

Written by on January 17, 2019

Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Drivers Rise: What to Know

Even though there are warnings virtually everywhere, distracted driving still happens all over St. Louis. Many drivers think of themselves as being extremely cautious, and they believe nothing will ever happen to them if they use their phones behind the wheel of a car. This simply isn’t true. Accidents happen all the time when people […]

Written by on October 30, 2018

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

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Car Accident Attorney

After you’ve been in a car accident, your mind is usually racing. You’re not sure what to do, and while you may know you need to talk with a lawyer, you aren’t sure how to choose the best one for your situation. We’d like to take this opportunity to offer you some advice on what […]

Written by on October 2, 2018

Why You Need a Lawyer on Your Side After a Car Accident

In a perfect world, if you’re in a car accident in St. Louis, the other driver’s insurance will do everything they can to make it right. They’ll cover all your medical expenses, pay for any damages, and even offer money for pain and suffering. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. The fact is […]

Written by on June 26, 2018

Preparation Tips: What to Do Before You Meet with an Auto Accident Attorney

If you have never met with an accident attorney before, you might be feeling a bit nervous. You may not know what questions to ask, or what information to have available for them. This is completely normal. We’d like to help you learn how to be prepared for your consultation. Gather the Details Your attorney […]

Written by on May 31, 2018

I-70 a Corridor to Death – Auto Accidents on the Rise

How many more lives will I-70 claim this year? The death toll has now reached nine. The St. Louis truck accident attorneys at Hoffman and Gelfman want you to be aware of the dangers surrounding this particular western stretch of I-70… Young Mother’s Life Cut Short25-year-old Missouri resident Kaylie Real died Sunday at Terre Haute […]

Written by on November 21, 2017

Injured in a Car Accident? What Are the First Steps You Should Take?

When you’re injured in a car accident, your mind is in a panic. You’re not sure what steps you should take, or what you should do first. You may be in a lot of pain, and that can just add to your anxiety and frustration. It’s good to know what to do if you’re ever […]

Written by on November 16, 2017