Partner Brett Emison’s article “Don’t Overlook a Product Defect” was printed in the October issue of Trial magazine. The piece takes an in-depth look at a wide variety of potential product defects that can be found in personal injury matters.
Too often, product liability claims are overlooked in favor of other potential sources of liability and causation. Screen every case at intake for a potential product defect claim — it can be the key to recovering what your client needs and deserves.
Brett this summer concluded a term as President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA); he currently serves on the National Finance Council and as Chairman of the Publications Committee for the American Association for Justice. He is regularly published by national trade publications on products liability and other contemporary topics in the law.
During law school at the University of Missouri – Columbia, Brett served as Associate Editor-in-Chief of the Missouri Law Review and received Order of the Coif honors. Following graduation, Brett worked as judicial law clerk for the Honorable William Ray Price, Jr. of the Supreme Court of Missouri. He then practiced in the area of commercial litigation for a renowned Kansas City law firm before joining Langdon & Emison, where the firm’s collective experience, focus, and resources have maximized the recovery for his clients, with total verdicts and settlements exceeding half a billion dollars.
Trial magazine is seen as one of the top publications for personal injury lawyers. Trial is published monthly and is distributed to all members of the American Association for Justice. To read this article in full, you can click on the quote from the piece above, or the photograph below.
Among leadership in other areas of product liability, Langdon & Emison attorneys are seen as some of the top lawyers in the country when it comes to litigating defective airbag matters nationwide. This article from Partner Brett Emison looks at how to identify these potential claims correctly when the call comes to your office.