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Matthew C. Casey

A New Year’s Resolution All Drivers Should Make

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the United States – in fact they are the number one cause of death for teens aged 15-20.   These preventable crashes drain our economy of $292 billion annually.  As a personal injury attorney, I see […]

Matt Devoti

Personal Injury Attorney and Another Driver Indicted for Fatal Street Racing Crash

Back in July, I wrote a blog about a fatal crash in St. Louis County caused by two drivers who were street racing on Lindbergh Boulevard.   Kathleen ‘Kay’ Koutroubis’ car was struck from behind by a car driven by Haven […]

Matthew C. Casey

Self-Driving Car Accidents: Who Will Be Held Liable?

As I stated in my blog from earlier this month, self-driving cars are here. In fact, the federal government is so sure autonomous cars will save lives they are pumping millions of dollars into a ‘Zero Deaths’ campaign. Their goal […]

Matthew C. Casey

Self-Driving Cars Race to Market

I got a new car last week. The technology is amazing. My car is equip with blind spot warning sensors, lane departure prevention, and collision avoidance systems. Within a few days, I put the collision avoidance system to use. While […]

Matt Devoti

Drunk Driver Kills Couple on Motorcycle

Over the weekend, a man and woman riding a motorcycle were killed by a drunk driver in southeast Missouri. Riding a motorcycle comes with inherent risks.  The most obvious being that a rider has very little protection between their body and another vehicle, a […]

Matt Devoti

Deadliest Roads in the St. Louis Region

Deadly roads and distracted drivers make for a lethal combination. I recently wrote about a deadly crash that happened on Highway 21 in Jefferson County. For many years, that highway was known as “Blood Alley” due to the number of […]

Matt Devoti

Car Crash Prevention Tips: Back to the Basics

Many car crashes can be prevented by following a few basic tips. A Washington County, Missouri woman was killed last week in a car crash. A news report suggests that the crash was preventable.  The crash is like many we hear and […]

Matt Devoti

Car Seat Safety: Buckle Up & Restrain Your Kids

Two children were killed in a collision earlier this week. Both kids were under the age of four years.  The children’s mom was driving one of the vehicles involved in the crash. The collision happened on Hanley Road near the […]

Matt Devoti

Teach Your Kids About Dangers of Distracted Driving

Our kids will be returning to school in just a few weeks.  Our teens and college students will be driving to and from campus, class, sports, band and play practices, and between our homes and jobs.  All the while, most […]

Matt Devoti

“I’m Sorry” Not Enough For Drunk Driving Victim

Kathleen Koutrobis died this past weekend. Koutrobis is a victim of reckless driving.  Two middle aged men killed her, reportedly drag racing and driving while intoxicated.  Koutrobis’ death is the worst kind of injury – injury that is completely preventable. […]