Langdon & Emison continues to accept potential cases on behalf of patients who suffered serious infections after a knee, hip or other joint replacement surgery. These lawsuits over 3M Bair Hugger blankets allege the device, which is used in hospitals across the country, exposed patients to contaminated air from the operating room, causing MRSA, sepsis and other serious infections.
Langdon & Emison was a proud sponsor of several 2016 Health and Resource Fairs that served more than 1,500 Latino and ethnic families that lack health insurance and related resources.
Langdon & Emison was pleased to host the University of Missouri-Kansas City Hispanic Law Student Association (UMKC HLSA) at a Missouri Mavericks game Jan. 27, 2017, at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
A mother who tirelessly advocated for automotive safety after losing her daughter in the crash of a vehicle with a defective General Motors ignition switch is being honored for the first Clarence M. Ditlow III Safety Champion Award.
Langdon & Emison partner Brett Emison offered commentary for a recent article on Missouri tort reform published in The National Law Journal. Emison serves on the executive committee of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, an advocacy organization dedicated to consumer rights protection and equality.
The Attorneys Information Exchange Group’s Paralegals Seminar will take place this January 12-13 in Orlando, Fla., and paralegals from Langdon & Emison are again playing a key role in this annual event. Two presentations will be led by L&E paralegals, and the conference’s agenda and substantive sessions were shaped by the firm’s paralegal team.
Langdon & Emison attorney Mark Emison published an article recently on establishing liability in roadway signage cases. The article, “Signage and Traffic Control Defects in Catastrophic Injury Cases,” appeared in the 2016 Winter Edition of AIEGVoice, a publication of the Attorneys Information Exchange Group.
Defective seat backs are a common flaw, even in modern-day vehicles. Rarely do consumers give a second thought to the design or utility of seat backs in a crash. Unfortunately, the seat back mechanism in most passenger vehicles traveling on U.S. roads is less structurally sound than a lawn chair you can purchase from a discount retailer.
Langdon & Emison partner Kent Emison published an article recently on courtroom strategies for representing clients in traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases. The article, “Issues in Litigating ‘The Invisible Injury:’' Presenting Clients in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases” appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of the Trial Journal, a publication of the Illinois Association of Trial Lawyers.
Langdon & Emison partner Adam Graves in a recent blog post offered tips for consumers when injured in an auto accident.
Langdon & Emison partner David Brose authored a blog post about the dangers of overhead power lines and the commonality of electrocutions and electrical injuries. The article was published on The Kansas City Legal Examiner.
Nursing homes can no longer force elder abuse or wrongful death claims to private arbitration, thanks to a new rule passed by the federal agency that oversees nursing homes with 1.5 million residents.
An 11th person has died in a car crash involving a rupture of a recalled Takata airbag inflator, federal regulators recently confirmed. A national leader in auto product defect cases, Langdon & Emison represents clients nationwide in Takata airbag cases.
The Takata airbag recall is an unprecedented automotive crisis. A record 64 million defective airbags have been subject to recall and more recalls are to come. David Brose, partner at Langdon & Emison, said in a recent blog post that Takata isn’t the sole entity to blame, but automakers were also complicit in this crisis.
Michael Politte is serving a life sentence for the death of his mother, who was found dead in their home in December 1998 after suffering blunt force trauma to the head and being set on fire. Michael was arrested days later at the age of 14. Michael has consistently maintained his innocence. Today, the Midwest Innocence Project (MIP) and the law firm of Langdon & Emison are working together to prove it.
Langdon & Emison attorney Mark Emison was recognized as one of Missouri’s top lawyers under 40 at the annual Up & Coming Awards ceremony hosted by Missouri Lawyers Weekly on Oct. 7, 2016. Mark was honored for his work in personal injury litigation in his first 10 years of practice as well as his pro bono work on the Michael Politte wrongful conviction case.
Langdon & Emison reached a $950,000 settlement recently in a case involving a tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 70 in Warren County, Mo. Langdon & Emison represented the plaintiff Tiffany France, who sustained serious injuries when her vehicle was struck by the tractor-trailer.
The chemotherapy drug Taxotere has been linked to permanent and disfiguring hair loss in breast cancer patients nationwide. Langdon & Emison is representing patients across the country who are suffering from permanent hair loss after being treated with the drug.
Langdon & Emison, one of the nation’s leading personal injury firms, has released its Fall 2016 Newsletter, a quarterly publication dedicated to sharing information about the firm’s case results, court rulings and areas of expertise.
The declining physical condition of U.S. roadways is well documented. In fact, a recent report card by a professional engineering association assigned a D+ grade to our nation’s highway infrastructure. In a recent blog post, Langdon & Emison attorney Adam Graves highlights the many problems that plague roadways and the devastating accidents that can occur as a result.
Langdon & Emison is accepting cases nationwide on behalf of breast cancer survivors who are suffering from permanent hair loss after being treated with Taxotere.
If you missed the series premiere of MTV's Unlocking the Truth, featuring the wrongful conviction case of Michael Politte, you can watch the entire episode right here. Michael is represented by the Midwest Innocence Project and Langdon & Emison.