With more than 50 years of combined experience representing injured people and the families of wrongful death victims, Bob Langdon and Kent Emison have a reputation for providing a high level of service to our clients. Kent and Bob began working together in 1987. Within a few years, our firm had earned a national reputation for results in car defect cases. Other attorneys and our clients throughout the country recognize Langdon & Emison as leaders in the areas of products liability and personal injury law. Our experience, focus and resources allow our lawyers to maximize the recovery for our clients, with total verdicts and settlements exceeding half a billion dollars.
Langdon & Emison serves clients across the country from offices in Chicago, St. Louis, and near Kansas City. (Availability in Chicago and St. Louis locations by appointment only.) Our practice focuses almost exclusively on catestrophic injury and death cases, as well as class action and other complex tort cases.
Langdon & Emison attorneys are recognized nationally as some of the very best lawyers in our field. Our lawyers have authored legal articles on products liability and other issues and have presented at seminars and continuing education events teaching other attorneys the tactics and strategy honed in trials and cases across the country.
Langdon & Emison takes on the largest corporations in the world, including major auto makers like, General Motors (GM), Ford, Toyota and Chrysler, trucking companies, railroads and drug manufacturers. Langodn & Emison battled General Motors to the Supreme Court of the United States... and won. Baker v. GM, 522 U.S. 222 (1998) held that General Motors could not buy the silence of its former employee, Ron Elwell. This 9-0 decision is taught in law schools throughtout the country.
Langdon & Emison cases have been featured in the national media, such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, major network newscasts, CNN, Fox News and more.