Thousands of accidents each year are caused by distracted driving. This new attorney-authored article from Kent Emison looks at liability issues and litigation trends related to cellphone usage while driving.
Brennan Delaney authored a piece on the ramifications of automobile crashes, and ways to assist clients in attempting to recover for the deaths and injuries that result from them. Sometimes in evaluating the claims against drivers, and the product claims regarding vehicles involved, attorneys might miss the road itself as a potential avenue of recovery.
In the newest move related to the dangerous Takata airbag, Toyota announced it is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators. This includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of automotive recalls in the nation’s history.
Langdon & Emison partner Brett Emison discussed the dangers of Takata airbags in a recent ABC investigative report that aired across 193 stations nationwide. The report featured Langdon & Emison client Joshua Reliford who lost his eye after the Takata airbag in the car he was driving exploded and shot shrapnel through the vehicle compartment.
Langdon & Emison, a nationwide personal injury firm with offices in Missouri and Illinois, has released its Fall 2018 newsletter, available for download. The firm publishes a quarterly newsletter dedicated to providing attorneys and clients current information about legal trends and issues, consumer safety and litigation tips.
The list of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2018 has been released, and it was announced today that the firm's Bob Langdon is on it. Bob is honored to be included on the list that includes "the most esteemed high stakes litigators."
The algorithm for inclusion relies on a minimum standard of favorable outcomes in bet-the-company litigation, and a qualitative comparative analysis. Less than 0.5% of the nation's litigators are invited to be a part of the listing, which is published by America's Top 100 Lawyers.
Bob has been inducted as a Fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized with some of the United States’ highest honors for attorneys. He was included in Super Lawyers’ listing of the top 100 attorneys in Missouri and Kansas in 2011. Bob’s leadership in the profession has led him to serve as an Executive Board member of the Attorneys Information Exchange Group (AIEG), as President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and as a past member of the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice. Since 1985, Bob has been nationally board-certified in trial advocacy. He speaks regularly at many seminars throughout the country, teaching other lawyers various successful trial techniques.
Dangerous recreational vehicle (RV) tires, manufactured by Goodyear, are at the center of a federal investigation and lawsuits nationwide. Are your RV tires safe? Maybe not, according to a recent blog published by Langdon & Emison partner David Brose.
Langdon & Emison, a nationwide personal injury law firm, has released its Winter 2018 newsletter, available for download. Langdon & Emison publishes a quarterly newsletter dedicated to providing clients and attorneys up-to-date information about legal trends and issues, consumer safety and litigation tips.
This fall marked the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court argument in Baker v. General Motors, and a news piece that aired this fall on several broadcast affiliates takes a look at this precedential case. Baker was a Langdon & Emison victory described as influential in the law because it provided an answer to the question of whether expert testimony could be called upon from former employees.