Every Missourian has a duty to exercise the highest degree of care while operating a motor vehicle. The failure to do so is called negligence.
Railroad crossings are hazardous. When trains aren’t properly maintained, when there are unsafe crossings, or when negligent conductors irresponsibly barrel down the tracks, a serious accident may occur often resulting in serious injury or even death.
Truck accidents are especially complex because there are many parties involved, which are highly regulated by state and federal laws. At Casey & Devoti we have decades of experience handling semi-truck accidents cases.
The manufacturer of a product may be liable in damages for one who is injured as a result of using a defective product. The defect may be in the manufacture, design, labeling or even packaging of the product.
Property owners owe a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. The failure to do so may subject the owner to liability if a tenant or visitor is injured as a result.
Health care providers, including physicians, are required to exercise “that degree of skill and learning ordinarily used by members of their profession under the same or similar circumstances”.
These cases arise when people in a position of power or authority take advantage of one entrusted with their care. The psychological and emotional injury suffered by victims of sexual abuse can be debilitating.
Nursing home populations are burgeoning. The quality of care exercised by such homes varies widely.
Missouri law provides a person injured on the job with three principal benefits: Medical treatment, a portion of their regular income while they are unable to work, and compensation for permanent disability.
People sometimes die as the result of the conduct of others. In the event of death caused by another’s negligence, the deceased’s survivors possess an action for the loss of the support, guidance and companionship of their loved one.