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Matt Devoti

Beware of Liability Waivers & Releases

Would you hire a plumber who refuses to warranty his work? Would you work with a contractor who refuses to guarantee that he will roof your house in a workmanlike manner?  Would you retain a professional like a lawyer, doctor […]

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

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

The Value of Lawyer Vanity Awards

If you need the services of an attorney, your search might go something like this… First, depending on the type of legal counsel you require and how much direction you need, you might ask trusted friends or family members if […]