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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

“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. […]

Matt Devoti

Drunk Driving Victims and Crime Compensation

  Many victims of drunk drivers face a grim reality: the drunk driver either doesn’t have liability insurance or doesn’t have enough coverage to fully compensate him. The situation adds insult to injury as the injured person struggles to pay […]

Matt Devoti

Extended Holiday Weekend Increases Threat of Impaired Driving

This year we celebrate Independence on a Monday. That means the holiday weekend kicks off on Friday, offering an extended weekend to gather with family and friends at our homes, the community pool and the neighborhood park. It also means […]

Matthew C. Casey

What should I do after a serious car crash?

A deadly car crash over the weekend in St. Louis that killed three young men is a sad reminder of how quickly your life or the lives of your family can be turned upside down.  For many people, a serious […]

Matthew C. Casey

Workplace Safety Part 2: Workers’ Compensation Insurance & What You Should Do If You Are Injured on the Job

This is the second installment of a 2-part series on workplace safety.  In my first post, I covered workers’ rights and employer responsibilities.  In this post, I will cover Workers’ Compensation insurance and what you should do if you are injured on the job. […]

Matthew C. Casey

Workplace Safety Part 1: Workers Rights & Employer Responsibilities

Earlier this week a worker at a manufacturing plant in Marthasville, Missouri was electrocuted in a tragic workplace accident. This sad news brings to light many issues regarding workplace safety. As a personal injury attorney I see far too many cases of […]

Matthew C. Casey

The Real Victims of Medical Malpractice Damage Caps

We hear a lot about tort reform these days. Tort reform tries to reduce the viability of tort lawsuits by enacting caps on the damages that can be recovered in such a lawsuit. Typically, damage caps limit the amount that […]