Newsletter Archive

Langdon & Emison publishes a quarterly newsletter dedicated to news of the firm. Besides summaries of previous lawsuits, the newsletter also discusses litigation tips and trends in the marketplace, including defective products and other safety concerns.

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Defective tires; all-terrain vehicles; sepsis as a common killer in American hospitals; firm obtains favorable recovery in murder case; 5 attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America; nearly $1 billion gained in settlements and verdicts in civil litigation by L&E; product defects in truck accident cases; Zantac linked to cancer.

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Defective headrests; COVID-19 business interruption claims; airbag recalls and defects; fatal medication errors; mass tort update; dangers of pavement edge drop-offs; tire retailer negligence; and much more in this edition of the L&E newsletter.

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Child fatalities in hot car seats; seat back defects; vaping pens; truck accidents’ common causes; trucks not checked for safety; aftermarket vehicles; tire de-treads; fuel-fed fires; roof crush cases; guardrails; airbag defects; dangerous products (the infant baby-sling).

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Pursuing medication error cases; inadvertent airbag deployments; trash truck dangers; cases with big damages and not enough insurance; workplace accidents; litigating scaffolding failure cases; sepsis treatment delays; and more.

Spring 2019 Newsletter

GM ignition switch defect; defective airbags; anatomy of a truck accident; aftermarket vehicle defects; premises liability litigation update; a round-up of current mass torts; traumatic brain injury cases, and more.

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Don’t settle a million-dollar case for $25,000; dangerous seatbacks; GM ignition switch and guardrail litigation; liability in drunk driving cases; airbag defects 101; proving TBI; RV and limo defects; faulty consumer product warnings; and more.

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Dangerous guardrails; Takata airbag defects; mass tort update; L&E associate leaves firm for the bench; truck accident settlement; GM ignition switch defect litigation; effective focus groups for moving the plaintiff’s case; and more.

Winter 2018 Newsletter

GM ignition switch cases; how to save thousands on record requests; looking at all aspects of big-damage cases; exploding wheel hubs on hand trucks; severe injuries in minor accidents; deadly guardrails and Takata airbags; dangerous railroad crossings; mass tort update.

Fall 2017 Newsletter PDF

Tire detreads; Bair Hugger defects; defective products in trucks; fuel-fed fires; negligent hiring by trucking companies; appellate victory for plaintiff’s team on behalf of injured Marine; statistics released on truck, bus wrecks in America; AIEG truck seminar in Chicago.

Summer 2017 Newsletter PDF

Proving damages in TBI cases; using focus groups to inform settlement negotiations; litigating adverse claims; enhancing recovery in tire defect cases; screening checklist for auto defect claims; case results — $5.3M verdict in Chicago railroad case and $17M judgment in complex defective tire shredder case.

Winter 2017 Newsletter PDF

Firm settles GM ignition switch cases; litigating Section 8 housing cases; tire failures and defects; mass torts updates related to 3M Bair Hugger warming blankets, defective hips; hazardous roadway signage; settlements in truck accident cases.

Fall 2016 Newsletter PDF

GM ignition switch ruling; dangers of RV fuel systems; litigating Section 8 housing cases; maximizing recoveries in bad faith claims; tire failures and rollover accidents; spotting a product liability claim; courtroom hurdles in traumatic brain injury cases; conspicuity issues in trucking accident cases; mass torts updates related to 3M Biar Hugger warming blankets, talcum powder litigation, Taxotere claims and Zofran.

Winter 2016 Newsletter PDF

Takata airbags; passenger van rollover; negligent driving, conspicuity issues and other trucking hazards; jury verdict in traumatic brain injury case; defective dolly wheel hub; electrocution case; RV defects; Bair Hugger warming blankets, IVC filters, defective knee implants and other mass torts.

Spring 2015 Newsletter PDF

GM ignition switch; nursing home abuse; tire defects exposed; defective Trinity guardrails; truck accident settlement; tree saddle case; identifying highway shoulder defects; seatbelt trial; dangers of overhead power lines.

Winter 2014 Newsletter PDF

Trinity guardrail cases, $27 million negligence verdict against McDonald’s, $4 million taxi crash judgment, Stryker hip settlement, mounting testosterone therapy lawsuits, GM ignition switch and Takata airbag cases.

Summer 2014 Newsletter PDF

Testosterone lawsuits; trucking accidents and driver fatigue; Stryker hips; GM’s deadly ignition switch defect; Actos $9 billion verdict


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