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Brett Emison

Kentucky Trucking Accident: Was Trucker Fatigue A Factor?

There was a report today of a fatal semi truck accident in Kentucky that occurred at 3 o’clock in the morning. Although the report did not mention the cause or circumstances of the trucking accident, is it possible that truck driver fatigue [...]
Brett Emison

Buckle Up for Winter Safety

We have settled into autumn and winter will be here before we know it. While there are a lucky few in the south who will enjoy mild conditions over the winter months, most of us should be preparing for winter weather. Snow, sleet and ice [...]
Brett Emison

AstraZeneca Denied Seroquel Diabetes Link in US Years After Acknowledging Danger in Japan

Bloomberg News reported today that AstraZeneca told US doctors that its antipsychotic drug, Seroquel, did not cause diabetes nearly four years after the drug maker warned Japanese doctors about Seroquel’s link to diabetes. Nancy White, [...]
Brett Emison

Reclined Seat Dangers: Don’t Trade Safety for Comfort

Did you know that tilting your vehicle's seat back to rest or take a nap will dramatically increase the risk of serious injury or death in an auto accident? Even though this issue is just as important as that of defective tires, most consumers [...]
Brett Emison

Railroad Crossing Accidents: Know The Danger

Everyone learns at an early age to look both ways before crossing the street, but do you look both ways before entering a railroad crossing? Many motorists take for granted that there cannot be a train accident if there are not lights flashing [...]
Brett Emison

Langdon & Emison Hires 3 New Attorneys

Langdon & Emison has recently hired three new attorneys to join Bob Langdon, Kent Emison and Brett Emison: Adam Graves joins us having been a partner at his previous firm. Adam has handled product liability cases on a nationwide basis as [...]
Brett Emison

General Motors and Chrysler Assume Liability for Pre-Bankruptcy Vehicles

In a major victory for consumers, both General Motors and Chrysler have agreed to assume liability for all vehicles in accidents or collisions that occurred after their bankruptcies. Under the original bankruptcy plans, both car makers rejected [...]
Brett Emison

Bob Langdon Receives Awards

Langdon & Emison congratulates Bob Langdon on receiving the Thomas Strong Trial Attorney Award and recognition as a Dean of the Trial Bar. The Thomas Strong Trial Attorney Award is given by the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys to [...]
Brett Emison

Burned Alive: What You Need To Know About Fuel Fed Fire Defects

According to the US Fire Administration, post-collision fires are the leading cause of vehicle-related deaths. These fires ignite for a variety of reasons including failure to incorporate anti-siphoning valves, failure to include fuel filler [...]
Brett Emison

Dangers of After-Market, Incomplete or Altered Vehicles

If you have been injured in an automobile accident, a vehicle modification may be to blame. Most clients — and even many lawyers — never consider making an aftermarket or alteration defect claim. Don’t let your case fall [...]