Matthew Eddy
Matthew Eddy
Attorney At Law
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My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Shannon Kohler
[email protected]
314-335-1029

Paralegal:
Judy Flanagan
[email protected]
314-335-1043

Biography

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, 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.

 

Honors

  • Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

Representative Clients

  • HealthSouth Corporation

Representative Cases

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

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Shannon Kohler
[email protected]
314-335-1029

Paralegal:
Judy Flanagan
[email protected]
314-335-1043

Practice Areas

  • Product Liability / Toxic Tort
  • Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2007
  • Supreme Court of Missouri, 1992
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1994

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    • B.S.B.A. - 1989
    • Major: Finance

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • CLM Alliance

Employment History

  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Member, 2007
  • Holtkamp, Liese, Childress & Schultz, P.C., Partner, 2005 to 2007
  • Holtkamp, Liese, Childress & Schultz, P.C., Associate, 2004 to 2005
  • Moser & Marsalek, Associate, 2001 to 2004
  • Kortenhof & Ely, P.C., Associate, 1993 to 2001
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