Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving consumer fraud. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss in any industry that may be the result of fraud.

Beasley Allen attorney Dee Miles appointed to Plaintiffs Steering Committee in VW emissions cheat MDL

February 1, 2016 - Beasley Allen Principal W. Daniel “Dee” Miles, III, has been appointed to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) for multidistrict litigation (MDL) surrounding the Volkswagen emissions... Read More


Whistleblowers ferret out fraud, replenishing the tax pool

January 26, 2016 - Individuals and companies defrauding the government led to the False Claims Act being enacted more than 150 years ago. Read More


Merck to pay $830 million to settle investors’ Vioxx fraud claims

January 15, 2016 - Merck announced Friday it will pay $830 million to settle investor complaints accusing it of committing securities fraud by illegally promoting its anti-inflammatory drug Vioxx for... 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


Jere Beasley says Feinberg appointment good for consumers, Volkswagen

December 21, 2015 - Jere L. Beasley says the appointment of Kenneth Feinberg to oversee VW emissions cheat claims is a smart move on behalf of the automaker, likely to be beneficial to both consumers and VW. Read More


Beasley Allen secures $30 million whistleblower settlement in USIS national security case

December 18, 2015 - Lawyers battle to keep whistleblower case alive, ultimately reaching settlement of allegations that private contractor U.S. Investigation Services (USIS) violated the False Claims Act. Read More


Feinberg to head Volkswagen emissions cheat claims resolution plan

December 18, 2015 - Attorney Kenneth R. Feinberg has been tapped by Volkswagen to oversee the automaker’s claims resolution plan for owners affected by its diesel-emissions scandal. In September it was... Read More


Target reaches historic settlement agreement with financial institutions over data breach

December 2, 2015 - It was announced today that retail giant Target Corporation has agreed to settle claims with financial institutions related to its massive 2013 data breach. This is the first time a... Read More


FCA penalties to be increased; government’s negotiation tool becomes more powerful

December 1, 2015 - The Bipartisan Budget Act will increase the civil penalties imposed under the False Claims Act (FCA). The FCA permits the government to collect civil penalties from those who violate the... 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


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