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Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving serious injury or death. However, our attorneys would like to investigate any claims of serious injury or death that may be the result of accident, assault, nursing home neglect or sexual abuse.

The discovery battle is on in the Melton case against GM for faulty ignition switch

August 28, 2014 - General Motors was ordered by the court overseeing the Melton lawsuit to produce documents related to ignition switch defect by end of September; automaker is dragging its feet on discovery Read More


General Motors (GM) victim compensation fund received nearly 300 claims in first few weeks after opening

August 25, 2014 - The victims compensation fund established by General Motors (GM) to pay claims for injuries and deaths related to the automaker’s defective ignition switch officially opened to accept... Read More


Lance Cooper, who uncovered GM ignition switch defect, has been selected to serve on MDL executive committee

August 25, 2014 - Georgia attorney Lance Cooper, who uncovered the General Motors (GM) ignition switch defect, has been selected to serve on the executive committee for the multidistrict litigation. Read More


Beasley Allen attorney Chris Glover discusses how fatigued driving caused a UA student’s death

August 20, 2014 - Glover hopes that accidents such as Baine’s serve as an example of why it is important to ensure the driver of a motor vehicle is well-rested and prepared to take on the roadways. Read More


Local hotel stay leads to personal injury lawsuit due to families affected by Legionnaires disease

August 15, 2014 - The disease, caused by the inhalation or ingesting of Legionella bacteria, can result in several serious and even permanent health conditions Read More


Beasley Allen secures settlement for family of U of A student killed in crash after Alabama National Championship game

August 14, 2014 - Attorneys have reached a settlement agreement in the wrongful death of University of Alabama student Natalie Baine, killed in an automobile crash in January 2013 after National Championship... Read More


Beasley Allen files lawsuit on behalf of families affected by Legionnaires disease after local hotel stay

August 13, 2014 - Lawsuit filed on behalf of two families affected by Legionnaires disease after an overnight stay at the Sleep Inn & Suites in Elmore County Read More


GM loses bid to dismiss Melton wrongful death and fraud lawsuit in Georgia state court

August 11, 2014 - On Saturday, Judge Kathryn Tanksley denied GM’s motion to dismiss the wrongful death and fraud lawsuit filed against General Motors (GM) by the Melton family in Georgia state court. The... Read More


Beasley Allen, Toyota trial team recognized as finalists for 2014 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year

August 4, 2014 - Four attorneys from Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., were selected as finalists for the 2014 Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year award for their work on litigation... Read More


The GM Ignition Switch: What went wrong

July 31, 2014 - Mike Andrews demonstrates how the ignition switch functions, and what went wrong with the GM ignition switch, which the automaker admits is linked to 13 deaths. Safety experts believe that... Read More


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