Practices


Show the jury ‘plain old fraud’

June 16, 2008 - The National Law Journal recently selected Jere Beasley as one of the top 10 litigators in the nation, including him in its special section, Winners. Here, writer Emily Heller... Read More


Alabama Voices: Corporate Crimes

May 2, 2008 - So long as I am attorney general, my pledge to every citizen is the same: No matter how big and rich the bully may be and whether he uses a knife or a complicated Medicaid reimbursement... Read More


Civil Rights Icon Johnnie Carr, 97, Dies

February 23, 2008 - Johnnie Carr, who joined childhood friend Rosa Parks in the historic Montgomery bus boycott and kept a busy schedule of civil rights activism up to her final days, has died. She was 97.... Read More


Halliburton Should be Ashamed of What it has Done to an Employee

January 4, 2008 - The shameful treatment of a female employee working for a Halliburton company in Iraq by Halliburton officials is a disgrace. Read More


The FCC Should Make TV Broadcasting as Children Friendly as Possible

January 4, 2008 - It's been nearly two years since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) last handed out fines against a television station for violating federal broadcast decency laws. Read More


Settlement Involving Artifical Hip and Knee Makers Reached

November 16, 2007 - Four of the nation's biggest makers of artificial hips and knees have agreed to pay a total of $311 million in penalties to settle federal accusations that they used fake consulting... Read More


Mandatory Arbitration is Bad for Consumers

November 14, 2007 - Corporate America is taking away your rights and I hope you are not going to let them! You may ask...what can I do? Here is your answer. Read More


In the Fine Print

November 14, 2007 - Binding arbitration clauses that few consumers understand are in the fine print of nearly everything we do today from buying a home to cell phone contracts. Read More


By Mandatory Arbitration We Lost Our Home and Our Right to a Trial by a Jury

November 5, 2007 - The first night in our new home, my husband tried out new Jacuzzi tub on the third floor. When he pulled the plug, 100 gallons of water crashed through our dining room ceiling into the... Read More


Binding Arbitration Bad for Consumers

November 5, 2007 - You may have never heard of Binding Mandatory Arbitration, but that would not prevent this unfair practice, visited on unsuspecting consumers, from destroying your life. Read More


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