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Brett Emison

Isn’t it time to increase mandatory car insurance limits?

I wrote last week about Uber’s insurance gap.  The scariest part of that gap is Uber’s minimal coverage when the driver is “on duty”, but has not yet accepted a trip.  While on a trip, the driver is provided $1 […]

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Uber’s Insurance Gap

I use Uber.  I like Uber.  Because I use and like Uber, I was concerned that the person driving me might not be properly insured should something unfortunate befall us on the ride.  As it turns out, it appears that Uber […]

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Tesla’s Autopilot: What Happens When Things Go Wrong?

Tesla’s autopilot feature is, by all accounts, a very cool feature.  According to the company: Autopilot allows Model S to steer within a lane, change lanes with the simple tap of a turn signal, and manage speed by using active, […]

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A Legacy

The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Foundation’s Legacy award is presented to an individual who, by extraordinary effort, demonstrates a unique dedication to the principles of liberty and justice by virtue of professional service, community service, exercise of civic responsibility, and […]

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Friday Fun Poll: Judge Judy

  Have you ever wondered how the litigants on Judge Judy actually get selected for the show?  No? Neither had I, but one of our local affiliates told us anyway.  Fox 4 KC reported on a solicitation letter from Judge […]

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Friday Fun Poll: Self-Driving Cars

Tech Insider reports that self-driving cars could go mainstream soon than we might think.  We could be motoring along in driverless vehicles by 2020.  In fact, Google’s self-driving cars have already logged more than 1 million miles.  Uber and Apple […]

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Friday Fun Poll: The Best Things In Life

Friday Fun Poll… The best things in life! The best things in life are… © Copyright 2015 Brett A. Emison Follow @BrettEmison on Twitter.

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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 […]

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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 tragic defect is more than 4-times […]