Failing to Yield to Emergency Vehicles Resulting in Auto Accident

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Failure to yield to an emergency vehicle is not only dangerous, it is illegal in the State of Missouri. When you drive safe, you not only protect yourself but also benefit others on the road. Every traffic rule aims to ensure safe driving. In Missouri, every car needs to yield to emergency vehicles. This is not just a courtesy, it is the law. In the state of Missouri, the law requires every … [Read more...]

How an Accident Attorney Can Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve

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While car insurance is a good way of protecting drivers when they are in a car crash, it can also be limiting when it comes time to collect on it. Insurance policies have limits, which the owner of the policy chooses when they sign on. Generally speaking, the higher the limit, the higher the premium, which is why many drivers will just buy the bare minimum required by Missouri law. It may … [Read more...]

Shoulder Road Car Accidents in Missouri

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Some of the most common and dangerous car accidents are the ones that involve a car parked on the shoulder of the road. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has revealed that shoulder road accidents represent approximately four out of ten fatal accidents in the U.S. In most cases, such accidents are caused by vehicles that are stopped on the roadside due to mechanical … [Read more...]

Ensuring Your Child’s Safety in Your Automobile

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Nationally, hundreds of children under the age of 12 die in a car accidents, and hundreds of others suffer injuries each year. See statistics from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety If your child has recently been injured in a crash, a Missouri car accident attorney may be able to help you recover compensation for the medical bills resulting from the accident. Protecting Your … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving a Leading Cause of Accidents Involving Teens

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Getting a driver’s license is one of the biggest moments in a teenager’s life as it gives them a sense of freedom and accomplishment. It is important for the teens to understand that the freedom comes with responsibility. Due to inexperience, many young drivers fail to understand how dangerous an automobile can be when a driver becomes distracted. This is why teenagers are particularly at … [Read more...]

Serious Injuries Resulting From Commercial Truck Accidents


The Hoffmann Law Firm, L.L.C. is dedicated to holding truck drivers and trucking companies accountable for their negligence. An accident between a car and a truck can result in serious injuries. Most often it is the occupants of the car which bear the brunt and are severely or fatally injured. These injuries may be life altering for the victim, turning even simple day-to-day tasks … [Read more...]

Car Accidents Caused by Semi-Trucks

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Semi-trucks can pose a serious danger to other vehicles on the road. Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are not easy to drive and maneuver. Even some standard maneuvers are hard to execute because of their large size and weight. Truck drivers must exercise extreme care and consideration when making turns or entering lanes with merging traffic. Other motorists should understand why semi-truck … [Read more...]

A Victim’s Rights After a Car Accident

There has been a lot of attention in the news regarding the fatal car accident involving Olympic Gold Medalist winner Bruce Jenner. If eye witness accounts are correct, Bruce Jenner could be facing a civil wrongful death suit as a result of colliding with the back of a vehicle that was stuck in traffic at an intersection. If you have been injured in a similar rear end accident, or lost a family … [Read more...]

Missouri Hit and Run Car Accident – Is Obtaining Compensation Hopeless?

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It is especially frustrating when a driver causes a car crash and then cowardly leaves the scene of the accident. It is not unusual for a car accident claim to become complicated. When a car accident forces your vehicle off of the road or if you were forced off of the road by another car, it may be difficult to prove to the insurance company that you were not in the wrong. A St. Louis car … [Read more...]

Car Accidents in Dangerous Intersections

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Intersections are a common scene for car accidents, potentially causing life-threatening injuries. In the city of St. Louis and in its surrounding suburbs, intersections are a common scene for car accidents. The majority of these accidents are the result of an inattentive driver or one who disregards the rules of the road. If you were the recent victim of an intersection accident, a St. Louis … [Read more...]