Ethicon’s Physiomesh used in hernia repair linked to complications, higher incidence of surgical recurrence

December 9, 2016 - Intended for hernia repair, Physiomesh is a flexible polypropylene mesh designed to reinforce the abdominal wall, preventing future hernias from occurring. Read More

Beasley Allen recognizes firm’s leading lawyers

December 9, 2016 - Principals Ted G. Meadows, Rhon E. Jones selected as Beasley Allen’s Litigators of the Year; other firm attorneys recognized as outstanding lawyers in their practice area. Read More

Second pipeline explosion death highlights importance of workplace safety

December 9, 2016 - It’s disasters like the explosion that make clear how important safety regulations are for the safety of workers and those who live in the communities in which they work. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Verdict Against State Farm In Whistleblowers’ Hurricane Katrina Fraud Case

December 8, 2016 - The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld a jury verdict Tuesday against State Farm and Casualty Co. in a whistleblower case that accused the insurer of defrauding the federal government by... Read More

Consumer Products Safety Commission initiative to review battery industry, lithium-ion battery problems

December 8, 2016 - A growing number of exploding electronic devices powered by lithium-ion batteries have prompted calls for more government oversight, or at least a better system for more closely monitoring... Read More

Beasley Allen appointed to leadership role in Johnson & Johnson talc MDL

December 6, 2016 - Leigh O’Dell, Beasley Allen Principal, will serve as Co-Lead Counsel for multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving the Johnson & Johnson talc litigation consolidated in Trenton, N.J. Read More

Safe holiday travel requires preparation

December 6, 2016 - Before embarking on a holiday excursion, AAA recommends getting the vehicle making the trip inspected to ensure its tires, brake lights, turn signals, brake fluid, etc. will last the span... Read More

Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics hit with $1 billion verdict in third hip implant bellwether trial

December 1, 2016 - Texas jurors deliberated for less than a day before returning a verdict finding Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. unit liable for injuries related to its Pinnacle metal-on-metal... Read More

Safety tips to prevent battery explosions and fires this holiday season

December 1, 2016 - The recent news stories about exploding lithium-ion batteries in devices such as smartphones, electronic cigarettes and hoverboards should spark caution throughout this season. Read More

Beasley Allen named to Executive Committee in Wells Fargo ERISA litigation

November 30, 2016 - Lawyers at Beasley Allen have been appointed to the Executive Committee in litigation filed on behalf of Wells Fargo employees claiming that the bank’s fake-account scandal is... Read More

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