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DEA Hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Posted by Lara Vitiello on April 16, 2019

As personal injury lawyers, we know many of our clients are prescribed painkillers to deal with the pain caused by their injuries.  Opioid painkillers serve a purpose and provide much needed immediate relief from pain. While pain management is paramount to the healing process, they are often over-prescribed.  Prescriptions are typically dispensed in 30, 60 or 90 […]

Injured by a Vaccine? We Can Help.

Posted by Lara Vitiello on April 10, 2019

Vaccinations are one of the best ways to protect you and your loved ones from the serious effects of certain diseases. In fact, nationwide routine vaccination schedules have helped eradicate some diseases, like smallpox and polio. Overall, the benefits of vaccines far outweigh the risks. In most cases, vaccines cause no side effects. As with […]

Two Fatal Motorcycle Crashes Underscore Need for Driver Awareness

Posted by Lara Vitiello on March 21, 2019

With two fatal motorcycle crashes in the metropolitan area in as many weeks, the attorneys at Casey, Devoti & Brockland want all drivers to be aware of motorcycle safety. The first crash, in Warrenton, left a man dead and his wife seriously injured when the motorcycle they were riding has hit by a car that failed to […]

Partner Matt Devoti Co-Leads NBI Webinar on Auto Injury Litigation

Posted by Lara Vitiello on January 22, 2019

Casey, Devoti & Brockland is proud to announce Partner Matt Devoti was again selected by the National Business Institute (NBI) to be a presenting faculty member for a webinar entitled “Auto Industry: Damages Bootcamp”. This is the third time in as many years that Matt and his fellow presenters have delivered this widely popular webinar, […]

Daylight Savings: Night Driving Tips

Posted by Lara Vitiello on November 1, 2018

When the sun goes down, extra dangers arise on the road. Dark conditions are not ideal for human eyes. As we age, our ability to see clearly at night deteriorates. The National Safety Council estimates that a 50-year-old driver may need twice as much light to see comfortably over a 30-year old driver. Limited light […]

Partner Matt Devoti Reflects on Most Memorable Case

Posted by Lara Vitiello on October 10, 2018

Casey & Devoti Legal & Safety Blog by Matthew Devoti   Trial veterans often say that trial lawyers learn more from their losses than their wins. That may be true.  But, I think, there are few cases we lose so long as we give our clients our best effort and the opportunity for them to […]

“I’m Sorry”, Doesn’t Cut It

Posted by Lara Vitiello on October 2, 2018

“I’m Sorry”, Doesn’t Cut It Legal & Safety Blog by Matthew J. Devoti   Kathleen Koutrobis died in a car crash two years ago. Koutrobis was 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 […]

Warning Signs of Elder Abuse

Posted by Lara Vitiello on September 21, 2018

An alleged rape of an 84 year-old grandmother in a St. Louis area nursing home sheds light on the growing problem of elder abuse.  Every year hundreds of thousands of older adults are abused, neglected or exploited. Sadly, for every report of elder abuse, it is estimated that another 23 cases go unreported. Cases are unreported […]

Casey & Devoti Secures $600,000 Verdict for Car Crash Victim

Posted by Lara Vitiello on September 7, 2018

A jury recently awarded a firm client $600,000 for serious injuries he sustained in a car crash in the City of St. Louis. Partner Matthew Devoti tried the case over 4 days in mid-August with Judge Clinton Wright presiding.  After deliberation, the jury assessed the man’s damages at $600,000 and assigned the majority of fault […]

Preventing Backpack-Related Injuries

Posted by Lara Vitiello on August 27, 2018

Protect your kids from backpack-related injuries. Backpacks that are too heavy can cause a lot of problems for kids, like back and shoulder pain, and poor posture. The problem has grabbed the attention of lawmakers in some states, who have pushed for legislation requiring school districts to lighten the load. While we wait for solutions […]

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Matt Casey to Present Distracted Driving Program at Nortek Air Management

On Tuesday, April 23rd, St. Louis personal injury attorney, Matt Casey, will deliver a powerful ‘End Distracted Driving’ message to the employees at Nortek Air Management in O’Fallon, Missouri. Distracted driving is an epidemic and everyone is guilty of doing it. “It goes really beyond just texting and driving, but any kind of activity that […] more

DEA Hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

As personal injury lawyers, we know many of our clients are prescribed painkillers to deal with the pain caused by their injuries.  Opioid painkillers serve a purpose and provide much needed immediate relief from pain. While pain management is paramount to the healing process, they are often over-prescribed.  Prescriptions are typically dispensed in 30, 60 or 90 […] more

Injured by a Vaccine? We Can Help.

Vaccinations are one of the best ways to protect you and your loved ones from the serious effects of certain diseases. In fact, nationwide routine vaccination schedules have helped eradicate some diseases, like smallpox and polio. Overall, the benefits of vaccines far outweigh the risks. In most cases, vaccines cause no side effects. As with […] more

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