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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.

Exploding Takata air bags prompt urgent warning to drivers from U.S. auto safety regulators

October 21, 2014 - U.S. government officials have issued an urgent warning to nearly five million drivers about the potential dangers posed by air bags made by Takata Corp., which can explode with excessive... Read More


Anniversary of Gil Collar’s death renews questions of campus safety

October 8, 2014 - Two years ago, 18-year-old Gil Collar was shot and killed by campus police at the University of South Alabama, where he was a freshman student. Read More


Judge rules discovery will proceed in GM ignition switch litigation

September 23, 2014 - U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman ruled on General Motors’ (GM) attempt to halt discovery efforts, which would have included the Melton v. General Motors case Read More


Jere Beasley responds to Ken Feinberg report of 19 eligible death claims in GM victim compensation fund

September 15, 2014 - The victim compensation fund established by General Motors (GM) to pay claims for injuries and deaths related to the automaker’s defective ignition switch began accepting claims August 1. Read More


The defective GM ignition switch: designed and manufactured to fail?

September 8, 2014 - On this episode of The Law & You, Mike talks about the problems in how the ignition switch was designed and manufactured that can cause it to fail, and discusses some specific vehicles that... Read More



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

September 3, 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


Beasley Allen will help protect children with fifth annual Seat Check Saturday event

September 2, 2014 - Beasley Allen will sponsor free seat checks for parents and caregivers on Saturday, Sept. 13, to ensure children’s safety seats are properly installed in their vehicle. The event is part... 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


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