Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving serious injury or death resulting from automobile accidents. 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.

Georgia Supreme Court upholds verdict in defective seatbelt case against Key Safety Systems

April 4, 2016 - Georgia Supreme Court upholds jury verdict that found Key Safety Systems liable for seatbelt failure that led to the death of Penney Bruner. Read More


GM issues final ignition switch Victim Compensation Fund report

December 10, 2015 - All but a dozen families whose loved ones perished in accidents linked to General Motors’ defective ignition switches have accepted a final payout from the independent fund set up last... Read More


Beasley Allen lawyer Julia Beasley secures verdict for Plaintiffs injured in auto accident with underinsured motorist

December 10, 2014 - Beasley Allen lawyer Julia Beasley secured the verdict for her clients, Tyrone and Thomasine Boyd-Johnson after Mr. Johnson was injured in an automobile accident with an underinsured... 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


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


What did GM know about ignition defect, and when?

June 9, 2014 - According to Beasley, GM's claim that the massive automaker did not know about the ignition switch defect, and its failure to report the safety problems to the National Highway Traffic... Read More


GM’s ignition switch recall controversy described by Jere Beasley

June 5, 2014 - GM's ignition switch defect allows the key to unintentionally slip from the "run" to "off" or "accessory" position while the vehicle is being operated. Read More


Family says GM lied about knowledge of defective ignition switch

May 13, 2014 - Ken and Beth Melton, whose daughter Brooke was killed when her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt crashed because of a defective General Motors (GM) ignition switch, say they want to uncover the truth... Read More


Beasley Allen files wrongful death, personal injury lawsuit related to GM ignition switch defect

May 9, 2014 - The lawsuit was filed representing Tyson Sumners on behalf of his wife, Tiffany Sumners, who was killed in a car crash, and Martha Dickey, as next friend and custodian of Grayson June... Read More


GM’s delayed ignition switch recall described by founding shareholder Jere Beasley

April 25, 2014 - Despite GM's claims that the defect has only led to 31 crashes and 13 deaths, a new study commissioned by the Center for Auto Safety shows the death toll may even exceed 300. Mr. Beasley... Read More


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