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Motorcycle Safety: Share The Road

Posted by Lara Vitiello on April 12, 2018

On Wednesday, a motorcyclist heading south on Lemay Ferry Road was struck and killed by an SUV pulling onto Lemay Ferry heading north. Police are still investigating the crash, so there is not yet a definitive answer on the cause or who was at fault. May is officially Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, however this recent […]

Birth Injury: What is Cerebral Palsy?

Posted by Lara Vitiello on April 9, 2018

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a neurological disorder that primarily affects body movement and muscle coordination. It causes physical impairment involving limitation or loss of function and mobility. Individuals with CP can have difficulty with: muscle coordination muscle control muscle tone reflexes balance and posture fine or gross motor skills talking and swallowing thinking and reasoning […]

National Poison Prevention Week

Posted by Lara Vitiello on March 23, 2018

March 18-24, 2018 is National Poison Prevention Week National Poison Prevention Week was established by the U.S. Congress in 1961 to focus national attention on the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them.  The two most important things to remember are: Prevention is key.  In case of a poison emergency, call the Poison Help […]

March Is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Posted by Lara Vitiello on March 13, 2018

Each day, over 2,000 Americans suffer an eye injury.  Overall about one million Americans have experienced some vision loss due to eye injury, which has resulted in more than $300 million in lost work time, medical expenses and Worker’s Compensation. We typically associate work-related eye injuries with outdoor or industrial jobs, such as construction or […]

Firm Adopts Safe Driving Policy

Posted by Lara Vitiello on March 12, 2018

As passionate advocates for distracted driving awareness, Matt Casey and Matt Devoti thought it was only fitting for the firm to adopt a safe driving policy. This policy sets guidelines and expectations for all Casey & Devoti employees whether they are on the road driving or in the office. Oftentimes, Matt and Matt travel great distances […]

Birth Injury: What Is Shoulder Dystocia?

Posted by Lara Vitiello on March 7, 2018

Shoulder Dystocia is a form of obstructed labor and is considered an obstetric emergency. It is diagnosed when the fetal shoulders fail to deliver shortly after the fetal head.  This happens when after the delivery of the infant head, the anterior shoulder of the infant cannot pass below, or requires significant manipulation to pass below, […]

Top 10 Patient Safety Issues for 2018

Posted by Lara Vitiello on February 22, 2018

Whether you are hospitalized for an illness or a scheduled procedure – it’s safe to say, the sooner you can leave the hospital, the better. No one wants an extended stay in the hospital.   While researching patient safety issues, we came across this insightful article from Becker’s Hospital Review. It outlines the top 10 patient […]

Share The Road Safely With Semi-Trucks

Posted by Lara Vitiello on January 23, 2018

Semi-truck accidents make-up a small percentage of total motor vehicle accidents, but they cause more destruction, more severe injuries, and have a greater percentage of fatalities. The reasons are obvious – their size is mammoth compared to a car, they weigh up to 20 times more, they take longer to stop, and they have more (and bigger) blind […]

Vehicle Breakdown Safety Tips

Posted by Lara Vitiello on January 9, 2018

Sadly, two separate fatal pedestrian accidents occurred this week on St. Louis roadways. In one instance, a pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to run across Interstate 55 near 7th street. In the other accident, two teenagers were killed while attempting to push a stalled vehicle off a road in Jefferson County near Hillsboro. One of the scariest […]

January is National Radon Action Month

Posted by Lara Vitiello on January 8, 2018

What is Radon? What are the Risks? You can’t see, smell or taste radon, but it could be present at a dangerous level in your home. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. In fact, the EPA and the […]

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Motorcycle Safety: Share The Road

On Wednesday, a motorcyclist heading south on Lemay Ferry Road was struck and killed by an SUV pulling onto Lemay Ferry heading north. Police are still investigating the crash, so there is not yet a definitive answer on the cause or who was at fault. May is officially Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, however this recent […] more

Birth Injury: What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a neurological disorder that primarily affects body movement and muscle coordination. It causes physical impairment involving limitation or loss of function and mobility. Individuals with CP can have difficulty with: muscle coordination muscle control muscle tone reflexes balance and posture fine or gross motor skills talking and swallowing thinking and reasoning […] more

Partner Matt Casey Completes Service to Richmond Heights City Council

In April 2018, Partner Matt Casey will finish his two-term stint as council member for the City of Richmond Heights, Missouri. For the past six years, Matt has devoted his time and energy to the betterment of Richmond Heights – working with residents and the local business community on projects that will strengthen and grow the city […] more

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