Practices


Beasley Allen’s Leigh O’Dell named to Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in transvaginal mesh litigation

May 7, 2012 - Beasley Allen attorney Leigh O’Dell has been selected to serve on the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for consolidated Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) concerning transvaginal mesh.... Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Navan Ward to help lead Pinnacle hip implant litigation

January 23, 2012 - MONTGOMERY, ALA. (January 23, 2012) – Navan Ward, Jr., a shareholder with Montgomery based law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. has been selected to serve on the... Read More


NBC Nightly News shines spotlight on defective hip replacement parts

October 6, 2011 - In August 2010, people who had received metal-on-metal artificial hips began to be concerned about their implanted devices. DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, had... Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Navan Ward selected as a leader in Hip Recall litigation

January 25, 2011 - Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C. attorney Navan Ward, Jr., who practices in the firm's Mass Torts section, has been chosen to help direct litigation related to... Read More


Lawsuits involving defective hip replacement parts to be consolidated

December 4, 2010 - It was announced this weekend that federal cases involving defective hip implant parts manufactured by DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, will be consolidated... Read More


DePuy hip replacement recall may affect patients of widely varying ages

September 17, 2010 - It used to be that the average patient for a hip replacement surgery was between 65 and 80 years old. The surgery, first performed in 1960, is a major undertaking, involving one of the... Read More


DePuy warned about other joint replacement products before recall

September 13, 2010 - Just days before Johnson & Johnson announced a voluntary recall of hip replacement parts the company received a warning letter from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)... Read More


Johnson & Johnson Sued Over Hip-Replacement Devices Recalled in August

September 7, 2010 - Johnson & Johnson was sued by a California construction worker over an implanted hip-replacement device that the drugmaker stopped selling last month after defect reports... Read More


Pain pumps and permanent cartilage damage

December 22, 2008 - Postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis (PAGCL) is an extremely painful condition marked by the deterioration of articular cartilage in the shoulder joint. The loss of this protective... Read More


Shoulder Pain Pumps Can Result in Lifetime Disability

November 15, 2007 - Post-Arthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis, or PAGCL, is a debilitating and life altering shoulder injury associated with intra-articular pain pumps used in conjunction with arthroscopic... Read More


back to top