Call us at 314-421-0763 Visit Casey & Devoti on Facebook Follow Casey & Devoti on Twitter Join Casey & Devoti on Google+ Find Casey & Devoti on LinkedIn

Woman Settles Case for “Largest Reported Settlement” in Perry County

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on April 25, 2012

A 91 year old woman represented by Casey & Devoti resolved her Perry County personal injury case for “the largest reported amount” from the county according to a leading Missouri legal newspaper.

The woman fell as she was walking toward the entrance to the Hardee’s restaurant in Perryville. She fractured her hip and the fracture required a partial joint replacement. The woman was living independently in the home that she shared with her husband for more than 60 years. She is now unable to climb steps and has been forced to move to an assisted living center.

Matt Devoti represented the woman in her case against the restaurant. The case settled just two weeks before it was set to be tried to a jury in Perryville in Perry County. Perryville is located about 75 miles south of St. Louis along Interstate 55.

A leading legal newspaper, Missouri Lawyers Weekly, reported the settlement. Lawyers Weekly described the settlement as “the largest reported settlement from Perry County in [the paper’s verdict and settlement] database.”


What is Repetitive Stress Injury?

Oftentimes we associate a workplace injury with a single, catastrophic event such as an explosion or fall from a height.  However, most workplace injuries develop slowly, over time from the cumulative effect of repetitive movements or postures on the job.  These can include a wide  range of movements, such as keyboarding, hammering nails or holding […] more

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Earlier this week, the winter switch was flipped in the St. Louis region.  The winter snow storm on Monday left a wake of traffic congestion and accidents across the metro area.  While the official snowfall total was only 1.5 inches in St. Louis, it wreaked havoc on area roads causing 203 crashes and injuring 17 […] more

Firm Client Receives Favorable Appellate Court Ruling

The Missouri Court of Appeals issued an opinion earlier this week in favor of Casey, Devoti & Brockland client, Peter Dittrich. Dittrich was injured in a motor vehicle collision on February 2015, when the Jeep Liberty he was driving was struck by a trash truck in Jefferson County.  The crash happened on Missouri Highway 30 […] more

Super Lawyers
Missouri Bar Association
The Injury Board
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Find a Lawyer
American Association for Justice