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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 […]

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Guardrail Death In Delaware Just Days After State Bans Trinity ET Plus

Trinity ET-Plus Guardrail End Cap More than 30 states have now banned the Trinity ET-Plus guardrail end cap over safety concerns after the company changed the design to remove 20% of the metal structure without telling government regulators or performing […]

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Big Dummy

Image Source: Humanetics Crash test dummies are getting larger.  Have you ever seen a warning on a vehicle that an occupant may be too small or too large to ride in the vehicle safely?  Car makers have a duty to […]

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Must See Supreme Court TV

  John Oliver at This Week Tonight – brilliant as ever – asks why the US Supreme Court does not allow television cameras for oral arguments that affect every single citizen of our country.  And he delivers some some must […]

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$175 Million Trinity Guardrail Verdict

Trinity ET-Plus Guardrail – Banned in 4 States (and Counting) Jurors in a federal court in Texas today found that Trinity Industries, Inc. deliberately withheld information from US highway officials about a design change that shed 20% of the metal […]

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Cars Are Becoming More Distracting

  Does this looks safe to you?  Get ready.  Apparently, this is the future of cars. To me, it’s scary.  Here’s how the article in The Kansas City Star begins: Behind the wheel of a 2015 Acura TLX, Danny Martin […]

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Missouri Bans Trinity Guardrails Over Safety Concerns

KSDK 5 in St. Louis reported that Missouri is taking a hard line stance against Trinity guardrails that have been linked to injuries and deaths across the country, including at least one death in Missouri. Guardrails are equipped with end […]

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Emison Interviewed For 20/20 Investigation of Defective Trinity Guardrails

  Kent Emison was interviewed on this week’s episode of ABC’s 20/20 news program for an investigative report on defective Trinity Guardrails.  Documents show that Trinity modified the design of guardrail end-terminals in order to save about $50,000.  The company […]