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Brett Emison

Dark Money Electing Judges Is Undermining Judicial Independence

A new report finds that judicial independence – a bedrock of our civil and criminal justice system – is eroding and under attack.  Surprisingly, 38 states elect supreme court judges, who render the final decisions on constitutional issues, legislative and […]

Mark Emison

Traumatic Brain Injuries Routinely Overlooked in Emergency Rooms

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates at least 1.7 million people suffer brain injuries each year. A vast number of traumatic brain injuries go undiagnosed and untreated, particularly in hospital emergency rooms.   According to a University […]

David Brose

When Drivers Can’t See the Road: Accidents Caused by Dangerously Parked Trucks

A Tragic Accident A 28-year-old father of four tragically lost his life in an accident involving a dangerously parked tractor-trailer. Our law firm had the privilege of representing the victim’s family. On the day of the accident, our client was […]

David Brose

The Dangers of Overhead Power Lines

Electrocutions are the second leading cause of death in the construction industry and the fifth leading cause of work-related deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our firm has litigated cases where electrical injury accidents occurred […]

Langdon & Emison

Victims of Nursing Home Abuse Can Now Have Their Day in Court

Nursing homes can no longer force elder abuse or wrongful death claims to private arbitration, thanks to a new rule passed by the federal agency that oversees nursing homes with 1.5 million residents.   The rule, passed recently by the […]

Brett Emison

“Is It Low T” Quiz Was Written on Toilet Paper

  Who knows how many men or their spouses or significant others have visited the marketing and propaganda site: IsItLowT.com?  Tens of thousands?  Hundreds of thousands?  Millions? The site is funded by a pharmaceutical company, AbbVie (which was recently spun […]

Brett Emison

Top 10 Posts of 2013

  It’s that time of year again.  As the year draws to a close, it’s time for a brief look over the shoulder.  These were the 10 posts you, the reader, enjoyed most this year (as least as measured by […]

Brett Emison

What Defense Lawyers Say About Trucking Accidents

I recently came across a defense lawyer’s presentation to a trucking industry group discussing verdicts – “good” and “bad” – against trucking companies of various sizes across the country.  The document I received does not list the author and it […]

Brett Emison

Tire Failure Suspected In Ford Explorer Crash

Rush hour traffic was snarled in Kansas City last night when a Ford Explorer lost control and overturned.  The crash highlights the Ford Explorer’s well-documented stability issues as well as the importance of child seats and safety belts. Reports suggest […]