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The discovery battle is on in the Melton case against GM for faulty ignition switch

August 28, 2014 - General Motors was ordered by the court overseeing the Melton lawsuit to produce documents related to ignition switch defect by end of September; automaker is dragging its feet on discovery Read More



General Motors (GM) victim compensation fund received nearly 300 claims in first few weeks after opening

August 25, 2014 - The victims compensation fund established by General Motors (GM) to pay claims for injuries and deaths related to the automaker’s defective ignition switch officially opened to accept... Read More



Lance Cooper, who uncovered GM ignition switch defect, has been selected to serve on MDL executive committee

August 25, 2014 - Georgia attorney Lance Cooper, who uncovered the General Motors (GM) ignition switch defect, has been selected to serve on the executive committee for the multidistrict litigation. Read More



Beasley Allen attorneys Methvin and Birchfield named Lawyer of the Year; 17 lawyers included in 2015 Best Lawyers in America

August 21, 2014 - Lawyers are selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America based on peer review for outstanding achievement. Read More



Beasley Allen attorney Chris Glover discusses how fatigued driving caused a UA student’s death

August 20, 2014 - Glover hopes that accidents such as Baine’s serve as an example of why it is important to ensure the driver of a motor vehicle is well-rested and prepared to take on the roadways. Read More



Local hotel stay leads to personal injury lawsuit due to families affected by Legionnaires disease

August 15, 2014 - The disease, caused by the inhalation or ingesting of Legionella bacteria, can result in several serious and even permanent health conditions Read More



Beasley Allen secures settlement for family of U of A student killed in crash after Alabama National Championship game

August 14, 2014 - Attorneys have reached a settlement agreement in the wrongful death of University of Alabama student Natalie Baine, killed in an automobile crash in January 2013 after National Championship... Read More



Health care fraud involving pharmacies, benefit managers opens new front for whistleblower litigation under False Claims Act

August 14, 2014 - An expansion of Medicare Part D and Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and the more complex rules for prescription drug reimbursement that go along with them have opened up a new front... Read More



Beasley Allen files lawsuit on behalf of families affected by Legionnaires disease after local hotel stay

August 13, 2014 - Lawsuit filed on behalf of two families affected by Legionnaires disease after an overnight stay at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Elmore County Read More



GM loses bid to dismiss Melton wrongful death and fraud lawsuit in Georgia state court

August 11, 2014 - On Saturday, Judge Kathryn Tanksley denied GM’s motion to dismiss the wrongful death and fraud lawsuit filed against General Motors (GM) by the Melton family in Georgia state court. The... Read More


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