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Medication Errors and Malpractice

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Oct 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Medication errors abound in the St. Louis Medical Community.     These errors include:  overdosing, wrong patient/wrong medication, allergic reactions, system failures.   The injuries caused by these errors can be as minor as a short headache, to hospitalization, to death.     Many of these error...

Claims Against The State Of Missouri

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Sep 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

2005 Missouri Revised Statutes - § 33.120. — Claims against state to be presented to commissioner of administration within two years--exception, reduced rate for certain claims. 33.120. 1. Persons having claims against the state shall exhibit the same, with the evidence in support thereof, to th...

Alexander Wolff Named To Best Lawyers In America

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Sep 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce that Alex Wolff has joined his father Alvin Wolff Jr. in being included in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers In America for Personal Injury Litigation in St. Louis, MO. This is a real honor since this is a peer reviewed recognition limited to only 5% of the lawyers in t...

Voted into Best Lawyers 2019!

Posted by Alexander Wolff | Aug 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Proud to announce that our firm has once again been voted a U.S. News Best Law Firms for 2018!  This is a peer reviewed honor and cannot be paid for.  Thank you to all of our clients for putting their trust in us and thank you Best Lawyers for the recognition!

Construction Site Injuries

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Aug 02, 2018 | 0 Comments

Construction sites by their own definition are organized chaos.   The lights can be bad, every trade has a different job, and nobody is really sure what anybody is doing at any particular time.    Each worker has an unstated promise to each other person on the job.   I will keep you safe and you...

Bicycle Accidents

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Jul 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many bicycle accidents are caused by drivers persistently on their cell phones.    By the same token, riders can be hurt ignoring the rules of the road.  Stopping at stop signs, making eye contact with drivers when negotiating turns and other safe actions can certainly prevent some of these colli...

Amusement Park Ride Injuries and Regulation

Posted by Alexander Wolff | Jul 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

The summertime brings all sorts of fun: festivals, bbqs, trips to Six Flags and the water park.  But what happens when someone is injured?  What do you do? An article in the St. Louis Post Dispatch from July 6, 2018 discusses a recent injury suffered by a woman riding a new water slide at Six Fl...

Available Now! Wolff & Wolff App Available For Download

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Jun 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's been in development for awhile but now our Wolff & Wolff App is available from the App Store.    The app costs nothing and has plenty of information for you when you are the unfortunate victim of a car wreck or other injury.   Even if you don't hire Wolff & Wolff, the App is a great tool to ...

Prisoner Dies in Cell, Police Dispatcher Charged

Posted by Alexander Wolff | Jun 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a story from St. Louis Post Dispatch, a prisoner died while in lockup as a result of the failure of the police dispatcher on duty to check up on inmates under her control.  Safety rules protect us all, be it on the road, at work, on a job site, or even in jail.  The inmate, a 38 year old man, ...

Doctor Commits $240 million in Medical Payments Fraud

Posted by Alexander Wolff | May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A recent story out of Texas shows that a doctor fraudulently billed as much as $240 million resulting in $50 million to himself.  The attached story highlights how he was able to pursue an "opulent" lifestyle as a result.  Particularly troubling is the fact that he would misdiagnose patients, pro...

Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise

Posted by Alexander Wolff | May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has shown that pedestrian injuries and deaths are on the rise.  As exhibited in the photo attached to the St. Louis Post Dispatch story regarding this study, it might be because of inattention, both by drivers and pedestrians.  Cellphon...

May Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Posted by Alvin Wolff | May 03, 2018 | 0 Comments

May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Statistics say motorcycle fatalities made up 16 percent of all vehicle fatalities last year, though motorcycles account for just 3 percent of total vehicle registrations. About 80 percent of motorcycle crashes result in injury or death, compared ...

Gun Violence and Foreseeability

Posted by Alexander Wolff | Apr 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The recent shooting at Ballpark Village is a scary and sad moment in St. Louis history of gun violence.  Click here for the story on the shooting.  But this is not a post about gun control, or the St. Louis City police, or anything like that.  Since we are in the business of liability and injury...

Making Your Home Safe for the Elderly

Posted by Alexander Wolff | Apr 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

While we spend most of our time holding safety rule breakers accountable for the harms they cause, we also believe that people need to be proactive with their own safety!  Here is a link to an interesting article on how to make your home safer for the elderly.  The article has helpful hints and t...

Seat Belts and Comparative Fault

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Apr 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are currently working on a case where our client was in the back seat of a car.  The car she was in was t boned and she was ejected.   She was seriously hurt.    Missouri Statutes only require drivers and front seat passengers to have seatbelts.   Even though the law does not require it, we st...

Spring, Bicycles and Motor Vehicles

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Apr 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The weather has finally turned and there are thousands of riders on the roads every day.   If you see hazards on the road that did not exist the last time your were on your favorite route, do the next rider a favor and report the hazard to the streets department responsible for the roadway.   Thi...

Gun Control & Safety Rules

Posted by Alexander Wolff | Feb 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Once again our nation is faced with a deadly shooting inside of a school.  Children were murdered.  Politicians will offer thoughts and prayers.  Safety rules have been put into place in industries across America, usually after terrible tragedies that led the industry to want to be safer. On Ja...

Discipline For Missouri Physicians?

Posted by Alvin Wolff | Feb 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Somebody needs to get on the Board of Registration for the Healing Arts disciplinary committee with the motivation to clean up the system of physician discipline (Amid opioid crisis, action lacking in Missouri against doctors who may overprescribe, Jan. 26). A lawyer can steal a dollar and los...

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