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Friday Fun Poll: What’s the best lawyer movie?

Friday fun poll… What’s the best lawyer movie? What is the best lawyer movie of all time? © Copyright 2015 Brett A. Emison Follow @BrettEmison on Twitter.
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Don’t Be A Jerk

Don’t be a jerk. Seems like a pretty simple request.  Seems like a rule that sets the bar pretty low. I’ll admit there have been times where I’ve failed the test.  I’m certain there will be times when I fail the test [...]
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GM Ignition Switch Recall: 50 Confirmed Deaths (4x’s Initial GM Estimate)

  GM has confirmed 50 deaths caused by the company’s defective ignition switch problems along with another 75 serious injuries through the program established by Kenneth Feinberg.  GM’s acknowledgement of 50 deaths from the [...]
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Kent Emison Presenting AAJ Rapid Response: Guardrail Litigation Webinar Today

  Join Kent Emison today for AAJ’s RAPID RESPONSE: GUARDRAIL LITIGATION WEBINAR – TRINITY END TERMINALS. – (AAJ Membership Required) The program agenda will include the following: Overview of the problem associated with [...]
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GM Ignition Switch Lawsuits Called “Case to Watch in 2015″

  Law360.com (a subscription-based news service and LexisNexis subsidiary) has named the GM Ignition Switch Litigation as one its five “Product Liability Cases To Watch In 2015“.  The GM ignition switch cases are proceeding [...]
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Missouri: “Ground Zero” in Trinity Guardrail Safety Debate

  Sunday’s Kansas City Star featured an article about the ongoing investigations into Trinity ET-Plus guardrails.  The report emphasized Missouri’s role in the investigation of these deadly guardrail designs. Missouri has [...]
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Commonwealth of Virginia Sues as Trinity Begins Guardrail Testing

  Virginia has become the first state to sue Trinity Industries over thousands of secretly redesigned, improperly tested, and potential deadly guardrail systems.  Virginia’s suit follows an October whistleblower trial in which a [...]
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Frivolous Lawsuits? Litigious Society? Lawsuit Lotteries?

  Not so much. We hear a lot about how there are too many injury lawsuits… how people are quick to sue… how frivolous lawsuits will bankrupt business or entire industries or the entire economy.  Turns out it’s a phony [...]
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Texas Woman Cleared in Defective GM Ignition Switch Death

A Texas woman has finally been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the death of her boyfriend more than 10 years ago after General Motors acknowledged the death as one of at last 35 deaths caused by GM’s defective ignition switch.  The [...]
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GM Ignition Switch Cases Consolidated in St. Louis, Missouri

Langdon & Emison has filed a number of GM ignition switch lawsuits in Missouri state court in the City of St. Louis.  These cases were consolidated under Missouri’s Rule 52.05(a), which allows for cases with similar issues to be [...]