Langdon & Emison has litigated defective car seat cases for almost 30 years — here is the latest piece of news from the world of auto product defects.
Kent Emison has served as lead trial counsel in fuel-fed fire cases that have led to numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements; now he has been featured on that experience in the latest edition of Trial Journal magazine.
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.
NHTSA released its data on drunk-driving in America, and estimates the total cost to be $44 billion per year.
The analysis and commentary of Kent Emison and Michael Serra were featured in this winter’s edition of AIEG Voice magazine, this time on defective guardrails.
Spring break season is upon us, which places many vacationers on U.S. highways for road trips to their destinations. If your spring break has yet to start and you’re planning to hit the highway soon, Langdon & Emison partner David Brose offers five simple tips for save travel.
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.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released its 2017 Pocket Guide to Large Truck and Bus Statistics. The guide is a compilation of data from the overall state of the industry to enforcement activity. The Pocket Guide incorporates and replaces the one-page data summaries, “Commercial Motor Vehicle Facts,” which were published occasionally over the past 10 years.
The Associated Press issued a story recently on the Takata bankruptcy, featuring Kent Emison on the impact of how citizens may be affected by the filing. Japanese air bag maker Takata has been sued over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air bag inflators.
Takata has finally pleaded guilty to deceiving automakers about the safety of its airbags. This week’s guilty plea by Takata in federal court, as well as the new accusations against automakers in a separate lawsuit, show that legal proceedings in the airbag scandal continue to move forward.
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.
Langdon & Emison partner Adam Graves in a recent blog post offered tips for consumers when injured in an auto accident.