Practices


Enron problems not over yet

February 10, 2002 - Washington- Former Enron Chairman Kenneth Lay could testify at a Senate hearing Tuesday, a week after pulling out of two scheduled appearances when some in Congress suggested he has engaged... Read More


Threatened suit puts controller general in spotlight

February 10, 2002 - Washington- Accustomed to toiling unseen, Comptroller General David M. Walker out the spotlight on his congressional watchdog agency with a threat to sue Vice President Dick Cheney for... Read More


Jere Beasley Files Lawsuit Against Enron Corporation

February 7, 2002 - Preston C. Clayton Jr., a resident of Eufaula, has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against Houston based Enron Corporation, as well as certain of its officers and directors, and the... Read More


Dillon Now Facing Six Fraud Suits

February 3, 2002 - A former Eufaula insurance agent accused of stealing premiums, forging signatures and falsifying insurance documents now faces six lawsuits in Barbour County. Read More


Eufaula Man Sues Enron

February 3, 2002 - Preston C. Clayton Jr., a resident of Eufaula, has filed a securities fraud lawsuit against Houston-based Enron Corporations, as well as some Enron officers and directors and the accounting... Read More


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


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


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