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Federal Judge denies Volkswagen, Honeywell request for new trial in sudden unintended acceleration case

February 3, 2016 - U.S. District Judge Clay D. Land on Tuesday denied a request from Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and Honeywell International Inc. for a new trial in a case of sudden unintended... Read More


Takata Airbags Blamed For 10th Death, Triggering Recall Expansion

January 27, 2016 - Japanese auto supplier Takata has added 5.1 million vehicles to its U.S. airbag-inflator recall, federal regulators said Tuesday. The manufacturer also disclosed the 10th death worldwide... Read More


Beasley Allen secures $8 million verdict for victim injured in Volkswagen crash

September 3, 2015 - A federal court jury awarded a Carroll County, Ga., woman and her husband $8 million in a case of sudden unintended acceleration that left Plaintiff Cheryl Bullock severely and permanently... Read More


Honda confirms eighth Takata airbag death, first case in California

June 22, 2015 - Honda and U.S. auto safety regulators on Friday confirmed an eighth death caused by exploding airbags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. Read More


NHTSA admits failures in GM ignition switch crisis, announces major changes

June 9, 2015 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conceded Friday that it had failed to respond appropriately to General Motors’ deadly ignition switch defect and vowed to... Read More


Takata airbag recall is largest-ever automotive, consumer product recall

May 19, 2015 - Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata Corp. announced Tuesday it will declare about 34 million vehicles of various brands and models defective due to the potential for the airbags to deploy... Read More


Tire aging can pose a serious hazard to your safety on the road. Do you know how to tell how old your tires are?

May 12, 2015 - Aging tires can pose a serious safety threat to you and your family. Be preapred for Memorial Day weekend and summer travel by checking the age of your tires. Do you know where to look for... Read More


Commercial truck driver deaths and injuries rising across the U.S.

March 25, 2015 - Some 317,000 crashes involving large trucks were reported in 2012, killing 700 truck drivers or their passengers and injuring about 26,000 others. The estimated cost of these crashes to the... Read More


Takata whistleblower says he will testify before Congress that manufacturer knew about potentially deadly air bag defect

February 9, 2015 - A whistleblower who says he warned automotive supplier Takata years ago that the propellant the company used in its air bags could “blow up” and kill people says he will testify before... Read More


Tire aging on school buses discussed by Beasley Allen lawyer Rick Morrison during WSFA 12 News Special Report

January 30, 2015 - More than 7,000 school buses take children to and from Alabama public schools every day; however, have you ever considered the lifespan of the tires on your child’s bus? "It's a hazard,"... Read More


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