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Woman getting help and claiming for PTSD after a car accident
February 25, 2021

Can you link post-traumatic stress to a car accident?

The noise, confrontation, and physical pain can be overwhelming for anyone involved, especially those who didn’t cause the accident and didn’t see it coming. But can you claim for PTSD after a car accident? Yes.

Langdon Emison
chicago parking lot collision
February 11, 2021

Who is at fault in a parking lot accident in Chicago?

Chicago Parking Lot Accidents Parking lot accidents are among the most common types of accidents in Chicago, but they can also be one of the […]

Langdon Emison
rear end from tailgating
January 28, 2021

What exactly is tailgating, and what happens when it causes an accident?

When road conditions are optimal, it is suggested that there is a two-to-three-second gap between vehicles. Tailgating occurs when this gap is shortened, and it’s the leading cause of rear-end collisions.

Langdon Emison
Crash injury victim shaking hands with lawyer
January 17, 2021

Why do car accident claims sometimes end up in lawsuits?

One misconception that many people have in the area of personal injury law is that every crash case becomes a car accident claim lawsuit. In truth, a significant majority of cases will be handled through an out-of-court settlement between the injured client and the liable party’s insurer.

Langdon Emison
can a lawsuit be reopened after settlement
January 14, 2021

What if your injury gets worse after you receive a settlement?

Can a lawsuit be reopened after settlement? Unfortunately, it’s highly unlikely that you will be able to reopen a personal injury case after accepting a settlement from the other party. Keep reading to learn why.

Langdon Emison
January 11, 2021

Child Seat Defects in Today’s Cars

According to the Center for Disease Control, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children in the U.S.  The key to preventing […]

Langdon Emison
December 3, 2020

When the Life-Saving Safety Device Hits the Road: A Quick Look at Tire Defects

“So much is riding on” something that can often be defective.

Langdon Emison
August 24, 2020

What Should You Bring When You First Meet Your Attorney and What Happens After You Meet?

Here’s a quick list of items that are useful to bring when you first meet with an attorney about your potential personal injury case.

Bob Langdon
August 10, 2020

New Data Suggests that Wrecks on U.S. Roads Actually Up in Some States During Pandemic

Langdon & Emison is here to help! Don’t think that just because the roads are less full of cars these days that there are less auto accidents necessarily.

Langdon Emison
July 28, 2020

6 Things to Do When You Get Into an Auto Accident

Langdon & Emison has prepared this handy list in case you are ever in an auto wreck and you need to answer the question, “What am I supposed to do?”

Mark Emison
May 15, 2020

Automotive Product Liability for Pedestrian Impacts

L&E attorney Michael Serra takes a look at pedestrian accidents in America, where people walking on the struck are tragically hit by cars — and how government agencies could do more to help stop them.

Langdon 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