Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving property damage as a result of environmental pollution. Our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of loss that may be the result of environmental pollution.

International Agency for Research on Cancer finalizes benzene carcinogenicity

December 11, 2017 - Studies revealed more evidence of the link between occupational benzene exposure and cancer, specifically AML and acute non-lymphocytic leukemia. Read More


Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise across the U.S.

December 4, 2017 - Legionnaires’ disease, a serious type of pneumonia, is typically contracted by breathing in small droplets of water in the air that contain the bacteria Legionella, the Centers for... Read More


Roundup’s glyphosate license extension fails to pass in Europe

November 27, 2017 - As the contention surrounding Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer mounts, the EU struggles over whether to extend the license for glyphosate, the herbicide’s main ingredient. Read More


EPA limits reach of toxic chemical evaluations

November 13, 2017 - The EPA is reneging on promises to evaluate some of the most dangerous chemicals used by the public, including millions of tons of asbestos found in consumer products, buildings, vehicles,... Read More


Special wristbands may aid in detecting exposure to benzene

November 6, 2017 - Researchers are investigating a new technology in the form of a wristband that monitors possible chemical exposure in real-time. Read More


Benzene exposure poses risk to worker health

November 2, 2017 - Our own John Tomlinson visits Ringler Radio to discuss the health risks associated with benzene. Read More


Alabama water systems fight back against PFC contamination

October 31, 2017 - Alabama is tied with New Hampshire for having the second-highest number of drinking water sites contaminated by the toxic chemicals perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooactanoic... Read More


European, American officials to decide on fate of Roundup chemical glyphosate

October 23, 2017 - Monsanto’s cash cow herbicide Roundup is now making waves both in the United States and across the pond. Documents brought to light in American court cases have European officials... Read More


Petrochemical workers’ benzene exposure risk likely higher after Hurricane Harvey

October 16, 2017 - In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, petroleum industry workers face increased risk of being exposed to the carcinogen benzene. Read More


Lung-related awareness days highlight environmental and occupational toxic exposure issues

October 9, 2017 - Unfortunately, our lungs carry a heavy burden when it comes to toxic exposure – often carrying the brunt of the issues it causes. Read More


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