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FCC looking to limit mandatory arbitration agreements in telecommunications contracts

October 27, 2016 - Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it has started working on rules that would limit the use of arbitration agreements in contracts customers sign with Internet service... Read More


Class-action lawsuits allege Panasonic, Samsung and others committed antitrust violations

July 23, 2014 - In just the last week, two class action lawsuits were filed in California against Panasonic, Samsung Electro-Mechanics America Inc., and a number of other defendants alleging that the... Read More


U.S. joins whistleblower lawsuit against government contractor accused of fraudulent reporting on security background checks

October 31, 2013 - Beasley Allen lawyers W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, III, and Larry Golston filed the lawsuit in June 2011 under the False Claims Act on behalf of former United States Investigations Services... Read More


Beasley Allen investigating claims from former Merrill Lynch brokers

February 1, 2012 - The Law Firm of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., announces that it is investigating potential claims of brokers formerly employed by Merrill Lynch. Read More


Alleged widespread intentional fraud in mortgage lending industry

August 11, 2011 - According to a recent report aired on CBS News program 60 Minutes, as foreclosed homes flood the market in the midst of the economic crisis, banks are finding that all too often the... Read More


‘Tort reform’ harms us all

July 5, 2011 - A column penned by Josh Moon and published in the Montgomery Advertiser on July 3 points out how recent legislation passed by Alabama's elected officials may take away your rights as a... Read More


Hot Coffee documentary exposes who really gets burned by tort reform

June 28, 2011 - Last night an original documentary film called Hot Coffee debuted on HBO. The film takes its name from the now-infamous legal case in which an elderly woman sued McDonald’s after she was... Read More


Jury awards $1.18 million verdict for Beasley Allen plaintiff in business fraud case

March 22, 2011 - A Charleston County, South Carolina, jury awarded $1,189,408 to Plaintiff Clifford Hansen after determining he had been unfairly excluded in a business purchase that he had personally... Read More


NAF enters into consent decree with Minnesota AG following claims of consumer fraud

July 19, 2009 - Last week, we told you about a lawsuit filed by Minnesota's attorney general against the nation's largest arbitration company. The suit, filed July 14, 2009, in Hennepin County District... Read More


Minnesota AG files consumer fraud lawsuit against nation’s largest arbitration company

July 15, 2009 - On July 14, 2009, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against the National Arbitration Forum of Minnesota, the nation's largest arbitration company for consumer... Read More


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