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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 [...]
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Kent Emison Discusses Trinity Guardrail Lawsuits With CBS Affiliate

Langdon & Emison founding partner, Kent Emison, was interviewed again last night for an investigative news report on the dangers of the Trinity ET-Plus guardrail end terminal.  Kent has been interviewed a number of times already, including [...]
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GM Ordered Replacement Ignition Switches Months Before Recall

  General Motors placed an “urgent” order for half-a-million replacement ignition switches almost two months before GM told safety regulators about about the defect and before recalling millions of vehicles due to the ignition [...]