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Brett Emison

Remembering Our Service Men and Women On Memorial Day

The headquarters of our law practice is in a small town just outside of Kansas City, Missouri. Ask anyone in town, and they could talk to you for at least an hour about Dr. Lea. They’ll tell stories about how Dr. Lea stitched them up after [...]
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Banks Tricking Customers Into Opting Out Of New Protections

New legislation designed to protect the public make it illegal for banks to charge overdraft fees on debit card card tranactions… unless the bank can trick its customers into opting out of that protection. Banks make billions off overdraft [...]
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Does Your Child's School Have Proper Smoke Detectors? (Not If You Live In Dallas)

The Dallas Morning News reported that hundreds of classrooms in Dallas ISD lack proper fire detectors and smoke alarms. According to the report, the Dallas ISD failed install proper fire alarms in hundreds of portable buildings and classrooms [...]
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Fox 4 News Finds Thousands of Dangerous Railroad Crossings Across Missouri

Fox 4 News in Kansas City ran a feature story on our clients, the family of Nikki Groves. Nikki and two others were killed at a Union Pacific Railroad crossing in Trenton, Missouri. The Union Pacific train was going nearly 60 miles per hour [...]
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Does Your Child Know How To Swim? Doctors Recommend Lessons For Children As Young As 1 Year Old

Summer is nearly here and many families will soon be heading to pools, lakes, rivers and beaches across the country. Do your kids know how to swim? Pediatricians now recommend swimming lessons for children as young as 1 year old. Though parents [...]
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Toyota Forced To Halt Sales… Again

The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal have reported that Toyota has been forced to stop selling its 2009-10 LS 460 and LS 600h model vehicles due to a recall for an electronics problem that can cause steering wheels to fall out of [...]
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Ahoy! This Week Is National Boat Safety Week

Memorial Day is just around the corner and many of you will be enjoying the holiday weekend on the water. Safety experts and the National Safe Boating Council remind us all to be safe on the water. According to the Miami Herald, the focus [...]
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US To Ban Drop Side Cribs

The Washington Post reported this weekend that the US will ban drop side cribs amid ongoing safety concerns. The drop side crib has been on the US market since the 1950, although it is unknown how many are still in use. Because many cribs cost [...]
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Is Toyota More Concerned About Protecting Itself Than It Is About Protecting Drivers?

More news about Toyota’s recall for sudden acceleration. Remember when you saw this story here nearly two and a half month ago? That’s when I showed you how Toyota’s class action litigation lawyers gave an unlimited budget [...]
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“Size of Package” Joke After Full Body Scan Leads To Arrest

It turns out size does matter. NBC Miami reported that a TSA worker was arrested for aggravated battery after attacking a colleague who made fun of his "small package" after using one the new high-tech security scanners during a recent [...]