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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

Personal Injury Accountability: Who Pays When Negligence is Proven?

I was recently confronted at a family gathering. A family member was taken back by a note in one of our recent e-newsletters.  The note concerned a successful outcome in an appeal of a case brought by our client against […]

Matthew C. Casey

Missouri Bar Celebrates Juror Appreciation Week

The Missouri Bar Association celebrates Juror Appreciation Week May 1-7, 2016. “Representative government and trial by jury are the heart and lungs of liberty.” -John Adams   Missouri is one of only a few states that hold a statewide Juror Appreciation Week, […]

Matt Devoti

Personal Injury Cases: Client Expectations

Three women. Three cases.  Three jury trials.  Three results.  All very different. I’ve been busy this spring. From late February through the end of March I prepared three cases for jury trial.  All three involved claims for harms and losses […]

Matt Devoti

Why Did You Turn Down My Personal Injury Case?

Why did you turn down my personal injury case?

Matt Devoti

I Have A Mountain of Medical Bills…Help!

“I was in an accident. I needed treatment.  Now the hospital is hounding me.  What do I do?” The question comes from a person injured in a car crash; he’s called me because a situation he never dreamed would happen […]

Matthew C. Casey

Why I Deliver ‘End Distracted Driving’ Message to High School Students

Last week, for the second year in a row, I delivered the ‘End Distracted Driving Student Awareness Program’ to the sophomore class at St. John Vianney High School in St. Louis. This group of 150 sophomores is exactly who I […]

Matt Devoti

Jury Service: A Look Behind the Curtain

“I consider a trial by jury the only anchor yet imagined by man by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson   Last week I had the opportunity to do something that […]

Matthew C. Casey

Forced Arbitration: Giving Up Our 7th Amendment Right

Day after day we are bombarded with articles, news stories, and debate surrounding our 2nd Amendment rights.  But what about our 7th Amendment rights?  This is our right to a trial by jury for corporate violations affecting consumers and employees, […]