Matthew J. Eddy

Attorney at Law

Matthew J. Eddy

Matthew J. Eddy has been practicing law for more than 20 years and has concentrated in various areas of civil litigation. These areas include wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, toxic torts, insurance defense and general negligence. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts in Missouri and Illinois.

In addition, Mr. Eddy litigates insurance coverage disputes involving claims for coverage, breach of contract, bad faith and contribution. His past accomplishments include successful representation of product manufacturers, retailers and owners in product liability actions involving consumer products, automobiles, industrial machinery, medical devices, asbestos, silica, welding rod fumes and herbicides.

He has also successfully represented commercial and residential property owners, general/subcontractors, trucking/moving and storage companies, and individuals in premises liability, construction, automobile, catastrophic injury and wrongful death actions.

Matt has been selected for inclusion to the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense), most recently in 2014. He earned his J.D. from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law.

Representative Clients

  • HealthSouth Corporation

Representative Cases or Transactions

  • Minden, et al. v. Atain Specialty Insurance Company, __F.3d__(8th Cir. May 26, 2015)
  • Fiala v. Bickford Senior Living Grp., LLC, 2015 IL App (2d) 14160 (Ill. App. April 30, 2015)
  • J.E. Jones Construction Co., et al. v. Chubb & Sons, Inc., et al., 486 F.3d 337 (8th Cir. 2007)
  • Federal Ins. Co. v. Gulf Ins. Co., 162 S.W.3d 160 (Mo. App. E.D. 2005)
  • Filla v. Norfolk Southern Ry. Co., et al., 336 F.3d 806 (8th Cir. 2003)
  • Bramon v. U-Haul, Inc., 945 S.W.2d 676 (Mo. App. E.D. 1997)
  • Budget Rent A Car v. Guaranty Nat. Ins., 939 S.W.2d 412 (Mo. App. E.D. 1996)
  • Waggoner v. Mercedes Benz of N. America, 879 S.W.2d 692 (Mo. App. E.D. 1994)

Community Service & Awards

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
    Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2012-Present

 

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