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Casey Elected Councilman

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on April 21, 2010

On April 6, 2010, Matt Casey was elected to the Richmond Heights, Missouri city council. Richmond Heights is located at the intersections of I-64 and I-170 in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan area with a population of approximately 10,000 people. Matt will serve a four year term on the council.

Homeowners Win Case in Appeals Court

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on

Homeowners represented by Casey & Devoti recently won their appeal of a verdict reached by a jury in Phelps County. Ross and Tammie Pool sued the insurer of their home after a water pipe burst in a wall of their home.  Water from the pipe pooled beneath the home, causing the home to settle.  The […]

Devoti Acknowledges 75 Years of Lawyers Association

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on January 27, 2010

Matt Devoti recently wrote a column celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis. The Association is St. Louis’ local association of trial lawyers. The Association was founded in November 1934 to provide an association for all lawyers in good standing – without regard to race, color, creed or type of practice. […]

Devoti Wins Sexual Assault Case

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on November 17, 2009

On October 30, a jury in St. Charles County returned a verdict in favor of a young woman represented by Matt Devoti. Matt represented the woman in a sexual assault case brought against the young man who assaulted her and his parents. Click here to review a report of the verdict published in Missouri Lawyers […]

City Sidewalks Remain In Disrepair Two Years After Lawsuit

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on November 11, 2009

Almost two years after Casey & Devoti obtained a verdict against the City St. Louis for the death of Lisi Bansen, the city sidewalks which were found to have caused her death remain in disrepair.  On November 4, 2005, Lisi Bansen was killed when she was struck by a car as she navigated her wheelchair […]

Devoti Writes Column for Lawyers Association

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on September 24, 2009

Matt Devoti is the president of the Lawyers Association of St. Louis. The Lawyers Association is the local bar association whose membership consists of trial lawyers and judges. The September newsletter of the Association features the “President’s Column” written by Matt. Click here to read Matt’s column.

Devoti Speaks at Insurance Litigation Seminar

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on June 5, 2009

On June 4, 2009, Matt Devoti spoke at a seminar addressing issues confronted by lawyers during the litigation of insurance coverage disputes. Matt spoke to fellow lawyers about fundamental concepts underlying all insurance cases as well as practical issues that must be addressed during the trial of these cases. Click here to view materials.

Tom Casey Speaks at Memorial Service

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on May 15, 2009

Tom Casey recently delivered the keynote address at a memorial service hosted by the Lawyers Association of St. Louis. The service recognized those lawyers who died this past year. Tom’s address discussed the practice of law as a profession and public service. To see a copy of Tom’s speech, click here.

Casey & Devoti Files Class Action Against US Fidelis

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on April 1, 2009

Casey & Devoti files a class action lawsuit against US Fidelis, one of the largest sellers of extended automobile warranties in the country, alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, a state consumer protection law. In the suit, Plaintiffs allege that US Fidelis uses misrepresentations and omissions of material fact to deceive consumers in […]

Tom Casey Awarded Britt Memorial Award

Posted by Matthew J. Devoti on December 15, 2008

Thomas J. Casey was awarded the James T. Britt Memorial Award at the annual Missouri Lawyers Assistance Conference, held October 10 and 11, 2008 in Kansas City. The award is presented by the Lawyers Assistance Committee to an individual who over the years or in a pioneering manner has advanced the cause of relief and […]

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