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St. Louis is a wonderful place to live and visit because our community is teeming with culture, museums, parks, and other experiences and places to visit. Unfortunately, some areas are also dangerous for drivers with 178 fatalities and 42 pedestrian fatalities in 2021 alone.  

If you’ve suffered an injury in a vehicle-related accident caused by someone’s negligence, the Missouri auto

According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri has 4.3 million registered drivers and 5.5 million registered vehicles. The high levels of traffic often results in motorcyclists “lane splitting” to avoid traffic, leaving many wondering if it’s legal.
What is Lane-Splitting?
Lane-splitting is when a motorcycle drives on the white line between traffic lanes. Although lane-splitting generally isn’t illegal

Since 2014, September has been officially designated by the U.S. Government as Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. The main purpose, of course, is to build awareness of spinal cord injury (SCI) victims. However, it’s also designed to increase support for organizations that are looking for a cure for SCI, as well as other groups that offer assistance to people who

The condition referred to as “Paraquat tongue” is a lesser-known side-effect that can occur as a result of exposure to the chemical Paraquat dichloride, often used as a weedkiller. Research over time has revealed that Paraquat can cause significant and highly negative side effects to the human body. 
The most common symptoms of Paraquat exposure are illnesses and birth defects.

After witnessing a car accident, your observations could prove vital in helping the injured person obtain compensation. Accidents happen every day, and you never know how your testimony may help someone who needs it. Continue reading to learn the proper steps to take if you witness a car accident, as well as what you should avoid doing at the scene.

The most dangerous food in your home might not be the raw chicken sitting in your fridge, instead it might be your baby’s formula. If your infant was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) after consuming Similac or Enfamil formula, you may be entitled to compensation through a lawsuit against the makers of these toxic products.
At Langdon & Emison, our

Nearly 6,000 lawsuits against 3M regarding their Bair Hugger Warming Blanket are allowed to move forward, when the Supreme Court denied manufacturer 3M’s request to review the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit’s decision to reinstate lawsuits against 3M.
By 2015, more than a dozen patients filed lawsuits which were combined into multidistrict litigation. In August 2019,

Langdon & Emison is still reviewing potential lawsuits on behalf of patients who suffered infections following joint replacement surgery, allegedly due to the use of the 3M Bair Hugger warming blanket. Below we answer some of the frequently asked questions regarding the 3M Bair hugger warming blanket and potential lawsuits.
What is the 3M Bair Hugger?
A Bair Hugger device