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New York Court denies NFL bid to dismiss individual concussion suit

February 21, 2017 - At the end of last month, the National Football League (NFL) released its injury data for the 2016 football season. Last year, the NFL recorded that 244 concussions occurred in practices... Read More


Volkswagen, Lawyers Reach Sweeping Agreement In Emissions-Cheat Case

April 22, 2016 - Volkswagen AG has reached an agreement that, if approved by the court, would give owners the option of having their vehicles repaired or selling them back to Volkswagen Read More


Government contractor pays $5 million to settle False Claims Act allegations

March 31, 2016 - Hayner Hoyt Corporation agreed to pay $5 million to resolve False Claims Act (FCA) allegations. The government’s complaint alleged that Hayner Hoyt was exploiting contracting... Read More


Beasley Allen representing Florida county in lawsuit over Volkswagen emissions cheat pollution

March 24, 2016 - Hillborough County is taking legal action against VW for violating the county’s anti-air-pollution laws with its emissions cheat device, which allows more than a thousand VW vehicles in... Read More


Litigation proceeding in $800M Kessler estate dispute

January 8, 2016 - Court order bars any future evictions of Kessler family from property, sets schedule for case review in ongoing legal battle surrounding the $800-million estate of Gerald Kessler. Read More


Factors used to determine the Whistleblower Award under the FCA

December 8, 2015 - Section 3730(d)(1) of the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §§3729-33, provides that when the Government has intervened in a FCA lawsuit, the qui tam relator shall receive at least 15... Read More


Office of the Whistleblower 2015 Annual Report shows progress in whistleblower rewards, protections

November 25, 2015 - This past week the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of the Whistleblower (OWB) released its 2015 annual report. This report listed the payouts for whistleblowers,... Read More


Court throws out case to evict Kessler family member from property in $800-million estate litigation

November 18, 2015 - A New York State Court said it will not consider the case before it seeking to evict Marshall Kessler from property involved in ongoing litigation surrounding the $800-million estate of... Read More


Beasley Allen represents family of former professional football player in head injury lawsuit against NFL

November 17, 2015 - The Montgomery, Ala., based law firm of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., is representing the family of a former professional football player who was diagnosed after his... Read More


Court order bars eviction of Kessler family member from property in $800-million estate litigation

November 9, 2015 - The Second Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada in and for the County of Washoe issued a Preliminary Injunction to halt the eviction of Marshall Kessler from property involved in... Read More


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