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New Study Confirms Suspicions that Spinal Treatment Infuse No Better Than Alternative and May Pose Health Risks

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on June 27, 2013

The New York Times recently reported that new evidence has emerged showing that Infuse – a bone growth protein commonly used in spinal fusion surgeries and produced by Medtronic – may be no better than its alternative in relieving back pain and discomfort. The report contradicts claims to the contrary made by Medtronic and suggests […]

Doe Run Acid Spill Accident Serves as Important Reminder of Workers’ Rights

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on June 14, 2013

Three workers at the Doe Run smelting plant in Herculaneum, Missouri were injured the morning of Tuesday, June 11 due to an acid spill at the plant. The workplace accident was apparently caused by a sulfuric acid leak after an acid storage line connection broke apart. According to a Doe Run spokesperson, two of the […]

Summer Storms Cause Havoc

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on June 6, 2013

With the recent devastating storms and tornadoes that have damaged homes and property throughout Missouri and the St. Louis area, and with summer storms sure to continue, it is important to be mindful of certain steps to take to ensure full and timely recovery. Dealing with storm or tornado damage will often involve filing a […]

Medical Journal Study Criticizes Claim of Link between Malpractice Crisis and Litigation

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on March 26, 2013

A study recently published in a prominent medical journal calls into question the claim that the existing “medical malpractice crisis” is a result of patients seeking redress for harm caused to them by their health care providers. The article, titled “Five Myths of Medical Malpractice” and published in the journal “Chest”, discounts five myths that […]

Casey & Devoti Supports Cystic Fibrosis Chapter & Women’s Shelter

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on February 25, 2013

Casey & Devoti recently agreed to sponsor “The Wine Opener” event hosted by the St. Louis chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The fund-raising event will include tasting stations featuring wines from both international and domestic wineries as well as food prepared by local chefs. This year’s event will be in the City Hall rotunda […]

Client Victorious in Employment Discrimination Case

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on December 27, 2012

A client represented by Casey & Devoti received a favorable verdict in her employment discrimination case this past week. The woman worked as a limited-term utility worker for the City of St. Louis in 2009. She alleged that she was subjected to unwanted and unwelcome sexual advances during that Summer by her direct supervisor. She […]

Matt Casey’s Article Featured in the Lawyers Association of St. Louis Newsletter

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on November 26, 2012

Matt Casey currently serves as the President of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis. Matt recently wrote an article for the Lawyers Association’s newsletter. Click here to read the newsletter and Matt’s article.

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 […]

Casey & Devoti Wins $215,068.73 Verdict In St. Francois County Fire Loss Case

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on March 12, 2012

On February 22, 2012, Matt Casey obtained a jury verdict of $215,068.73 in favor of his clients in St. Francois County, Missouri. Matt represented a family whose house was destroyed by fire. At the time of the fire, the family held a policy of homeowners insurance with Farm Bureau Town & Country Insurance Company of […]

Client Obtains $1 Million Judgment

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on January 20, 2012

A Pulaski County judge recently awarded $1 million to a man represented by Casey & Devoti. The man was a passenger in a Toyota 4Runner involved in a motor vehicle collision on a rural highway in Pulaski County. The 4Runner left westbound Raleigh Road when its driver attempted to navigate a curve at too high […]


Boating Safety

With summer in full swing, many people are cooling off by boating on area lakes and rivers.  Whether you’re a boating novice or a seasoned skipper, here’s everything you need to know to stay safe on the water.   Be Weather-Wise   Always check local weather conditions before departure. If you notice darkening clouds, volatile […] more

Share the Road Safely with Bikes

With millions of miles of roads out there, it will take time before bike lanes are universal. In the meantime, keep in mind that cyclists are legally required to drive on roads and as a driver you are legally required to treat bicycles as you would any other vehicle on the road. According to the […] more

Top Ten Medical Errors During Hospitalization

Most people enter the hospital expecting to get better. However, there are real risks during hospitalization that can sometimes leave people sicker or, even worse, dead.  Several years ago, Dr. Leana Wen published an article highlighting the ten most common medical errors that can occur during a hospital stay.   We thought her list was spot-on; […] more

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