4 Alabama clients, who opted out of class-action suit, sue ALLIANZ

June 7, 2001 - Four Alabama insurance clients are suing Minneapolis-based Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America for fraud for selling “vanishing premium” life-insurance policies that... Read More

GM settles suit in car accident that killed five in family

May 25, 2001 - General Motors Corp. has settles a lawsuit filed over the deaths of five people when their car ran off a gravel road and hit a tree, allegedly because of a malfunctioning air bag and weak... Read More

FDA Public Health Notification: Problems with Endovascular Grafts

April 27, 2001 - This letter is to inform you about serious problems that have occurred with two endovascular prosthetic graft devices used to treat infrarenal AAA, and to make recommendations concerning... Read More

Black lawyer wins $114 million verdict for injured white employee

December 13, 1999 - A black lawyer and a team of other attorneys recently won a $114.5 million verdict in a case of a white man who was severely burned on the job. Read More

Rural Family Cheated Awarded $581 Million by A Jury

May 31, 1999 - Barbara Carlisle and her parents sued Whirlpool Financial National Banka and Gulf Coast Electronics, claiming that the companies tried to overcharge them $1,200 for two satellite dishes... Read More

Jurors’ Satellite Signal: $581M

May 24, 1999 - Both sides predict that a $581 million jury verdict against a finance unit of Whirlpool Financial National Bank and Gulf Coast Electronics to pay $580 million in punitive damages and... Read More

Verdict Against Whirlpool Financial Nat’l Bank in door-to-door ‘tin man’ scam

May 20, 1999 - On Friday, May 7, a jury in Hale County returned a verdict against Whirlpool Financial National Bank, now known as Transamerica Bank, in the amount of $580,975,000. The verdict was awarded... Read More

Methvins Verdict in Spotlight

May 16, 1999 - A state record $581 million lawsuit verdict will almost certainly be slashed on appeal, but plaintiff attorney Tom Methvinâe(TM)s firm will eventually get a sizable chunch of change. Read More

$581 Million Verdict Puts Rural Family in Spotlight

May 15, 1999 - GREENSBORO - Standing under a shade tree in front of his small hime in rural Hale County on Tuesday, George Merriweather, 80, was unimpressed by all the attention. Read More

Whirlpool Ordered to Pay $581 million

May 11, 1999 - Benton Harbor, Mich., May 10 (Bloomberg News)- The Whirlpool Corporation, the largest United States appliance maker, was ordered to pay $581 million by an Alabama jury that said three... Read More

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