June 5, 2020

Reclined Seat Dangers: Don’t Trade Safety for Comfort

Our firm has held some of the world’s largest manufacturers of autos responsible for defective seats. Here’s a brief look at how.

Brett Emison
May 20, 2020

Buckling Up for Summer Driving Safety

With Memorial Day weekend coming up, that means increased travel usually on American highways. Partner Mark Emison shares some tips on seat belt safety for the summer months.

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May 1, 2020

Business Interruption Insurance: Don’t Automatically Accept Your Insurer’s Blanket Denial

Partner Brett Emison looks at “blanket denials” from the insurance industry, in current COVID-19 related claims.

Brett Emison
April 23, 2020

The High Cost of Doing Nothing to Address Most Vulnerable Groups Amid the Coronavirus Pandmemic

A brief look at the businesses and industries most affected by the COVID-19 shutdown.

Brett Emison
April 17, 2020

COVID-19 Business Interruption: Who Should Pay?

Business Interruption Insurance has been in the news a lot lately, as insurance companies’ reaction to COVID-19 has led to a debate over to the extent that America’s small businesses will be on the hook for pausing operations.

Brett Emison
April 6, 2020

Increasing Injuries, Deaths from Keyless Vehicles

Keyless ignition has been a topic in the news a lot lately. This blog post looks at an under-reported issue with keyless car technology.

Brett Emison
November 29, 2019

Autonomous Vehicles Still Raising Safety Concerns

Self-driving cars are gaining headlines nationwide; this blog post looks at potential liability trends pertaining to this new technology.

Brett Emison
October 2, 2019

Issues of Inadequate Security and Liability Exposed in Increase in Shootings and Violent Crime

L&E continues to accept cases nationwide on behalf of individuals injured at property that is inadequately secured…

Brett Emison
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April 29, 2019

Tort Reform: Insurance Lobbyists Want To Take Away Your Rights

Tort reform is generally designed to protect companies and those who don’t need “protection.” This post looks at what really is behind the “tort reform” movement, and what’s at stake for consumers.

Brett Emison
April 15, 2019

AAJ Commends House Subcommittee on Carcinogenic Cosmetic Policy

The American Association for Justice continues the fight for citizens’ access to the nation’s courtrooms.

Brett Emison
April 3, 2019

Missouri Senate Considering Bills That Would Undermine Constitutional Rights

During this legislative session, the Missouri House and Missouri Senate have considered a number of so-called “tort reform” bills that flagrantly attack Missouri citizens’ constitutional right to trial while protecting out-of-state corporations that harm Missourians. This blog post looks at a couple of them.

Brett Emison
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January 12, 2019

Drivers Beware: Toyota, Ford Recall 2.7 Million Vehicles with Deadly Takata Airbags

This week, two major automakers recalled nearly 2.7 million vehicles equipped with the deadly airbags, adding to what was already the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.

Brett Emison