Langdon & Emison continues to accept personal injury claims across the country related to Juul vaping products. Injuries have included seizures, popcorn lung, severe burns, and nicotine addiction.
In the midst of an increased death toll and announcements of layoffs, disturbing news about a whistleblower’s attempt at drawing attention to contaminated Juul pods may have been shot down internally…
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.
The largest automotive recall in U.S. history still has motorists wondering if their Takata airbags will explode and shoot shrapnel through their vehicles. But, another set of unsuspecting motorists might not know they’re in danger.
Critical pieces of legislation that could take away Missouri citizens’ access to courts are quietly making their way through Jefferson City as headlines remain on Gov. Eric Greitins’ legal battles.
The number of injuries from trucking crashes in alarming, and unfortunately on the rise. From 2009 to 2016, trucking crash injuries increased from 74,000 to 145,000 – an overwhelming 96 percent increase.
Missouri senators are rushing to pass legislation under the guise of “tort reform,” according to a recent blog by Langdon & Emison partner Mark Emison. According to Emison, these tort reform bills protect corporations from being sued by citizens who are injured or killed by their defective products.
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 partner Brett Emison recently published an article, “Screening for Auto Defects” in the November 2016 issue of Trial magazine, an American Association […]