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I’m back

So… the Terminator returns today to a theater near you and I return to this humble forum.  Of course, I never really left (and I suspect not more than a few of you noticed I hadn’t posted in a while). […]

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The Wrong-Doer’s “Silver Bullet”: Forced Arbitration

  When a corporation behaves badly… takes advantage of people… injures people… even breaks the law, AND if that corporation wants to avoid responsibility and accountability for its conduct, what does it do?  It asks the following question: “What if […]

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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 Trinity End Terminals Trinity Testing of the […]

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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 become ground zero for a national debate about whether […]

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Trinity ET-Plus Guardrails Identified in South Florida

The Florida Department of Transportation found that more than 1-in-4 Trinity ET-Plus guardrails are located in 5 South Florida counties: Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Broward counties.  Earlier this year, a federal jury found that Trinity Industries […]

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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 federal jury found Trinity had defrauded the […]

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Playground Danger: Is Recycled Rubber Mulch Toxic To Your Kids?

NBC Nightly News recently reported on growing concerns about the safety of playground mulch made from recycled rubber tires.  The report noted that mulch contains the same chemicals originally found in tires, which are not removed simply by shredding the […]

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Trinity: Media Can’t View Guardrail Tests

Trinity Industries was ordered by the Federal Highway Administration to conduct new crash tests of its ET-Plus guardrail end terminal after a jury found that Trinity had defrauded the government of $175 million when Trinity secretly redesigned the device.  Studies […]

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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 an interview with […]

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Big Business Schemes Against Injured Workers

One of the largest corporate trade groups has been plotting to limit its responsibility to injured workers and consumers.  The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) has been meeting in San Diego to plot strategies to limit recoveries to the people […]