Cab guard failure verdict highlighted on WSFA

January 23, 2017 - Cab guards are required as front-end structures on 18-wheelers that pull flat beds, trailers and log trailers, and are meant to prevent shifting cargo from contacting the cab of heavy... Read More

Jury finds for family of man killed in log truck crash

January 19, 2017 - A jury in Lowndes County Circuit Court found in favor of the family of Larry Albritton, who was killed Oct. 7, 2013, when he lost control of the log truck he was driving and crashed. Read More

Market survey shows lithium-ion batteries’ demand climbs, despite ever-present danger

January 19, 2017 - Beasley Allen has reported the link between lithium-ion batteries and countless exploding devices including smart phones, hoverboards, laptop computers and tablets. Read More

Canada joins countries implementing asbestos bans

January 18, 2017 - Asbestos, a group of fibrous silicate minerals, is a known carcinogen and is closely linked to the development of mesothelioma, one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Once diagnosed,... Read More

Beasley Allen’s new Atlanta office is open

January 13, 2017 - Beasley Allen’s new office is now open in Atlanta, Ga. We are excited about expanding our reach to handle more cases in the state of Georgia and especially in Atlanta. Read More

EPA finds undisclosed emissions cheating software in Fiat Chrysler cars and trucks

January 13, 2017 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday that it is looking into emissions-control software in more than 100,000 diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram pickup... Read More

Amid growing concerns, FDA heightens regulatory efforts, U.S. airlines called to act on e-cigarettes’ safety risks

January 12, 2017 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold a two-day public workshop in April to discuss the potential safety risks of e-cigarettes, according to The Hill. The announcement comes... Read More

Fatal rollover triggers recall of Textron’s Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles

January 11, 2017 - Textron Specialized Vehicles and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a recall Jan. 11 of about 1,100 Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles to address serious injury... Read More

Chattanooga bus crash reminiscent of Huntsville crash a decade ago

January 11, 2017 - Just before Christmas, new information regarding the Nov. 21, 2016, school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tenn., was released as a judge found enough evidence against the driver to send his case... Read More

VW pleads guilty to criminal allegations, agrees to $4.3 billion in penalties

January 10, 2017 - Volkswagen AG and the U.S. government are nearing an agreement in which the German automaker would plead guilty to criminal misconduct for its emissions scandal and pay $4.3 billion in... Read More

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