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Brett Emison

$1 Billion Toyota Sudden Acceleration Settlement: Admission of Defect?

On Wednesday, Toyota agreed to pay between $1.1 to $1.4 billion to some Toyota owners related to defects that enable Toyota's electronic throttle controls to cause sudden unintended…

Megan O'Neill

Judging the Judges Before You Hit the Polls

This November, voters will have the final say on Missouri judges who are up for retention elections in their respective communities.

Missouri’s non-partisan court plan – adopted…

Brett Emison

Friday Legal & Safety News Round Up: August 10, 2012

Check out these legal, safety, and other news headlines that caught my attention this week:

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking [Mat Honan at Wired Magazine H/T…

Brett Emison

Missouri Senate Votes To Destroy Non-Partisan Court Plan

The Missouri Senate voted last Thursday to destroy the Missouri Non-Partisan Court Plan, injecting politics into a legal system that should be determined on merit, facts, and law.


Brett Emison

Quinn on Glee Return: Texting And Driving Dumbest Thing I Ever Did

Glee's winter cliffhanger left the audience wondering what happened to Quinn after her texting and driving crash at the end of the episode. Some leaks from the set raised questions about what…

Brett Emison

Friday Legal & Safety News Roundup: April 6, 2012

It's been a few weeks since the last Friday roundup (I was preparing for trial), but we're back this week with legal and safety news from around the internet that caught my attention…

Brett Emison

Friday Legal & Safety News Roundup: February 17, 2012

It's been a busy week here at the office, so no round up this week. Check back next Friday for a list of legal and safety related news that caught my attention.

Brett Emison

Merry Christmas – 2011!

Tomorrow is Christmas. As this entry posts, I will be surrounded by family and loved ones… I hope you are as well. However, we cannot forget that many are not so fortunate.

I hope we never…

Brett Emison

Toyota Sudden Acceleration: Bellwether Cases Moving Forward

The National Law Journal reported that Toyota lost its bid to dismiss the first Toyota sudden acceleration bellwether case set for trial, though a subsequent article suggested that case may delayed…

Brett Emison

Actos Linked To Bladder Cancer: Frequently Asked Questions

I've written before on studies linking Actos to bladder cancer and I often get questions about this topic. Here are some quick answers to common questions I hear:

1. What is…