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Jury awards verdict of $700,000 for Auburn area teacher hit by vehicle in crosswalk

September 14, 2012 - On September 13, 2012, a Lee County jury found in favor of an Auburn area teacher who was seriously injured in a collision that occurred on South College Street at the intersection of South... Read More


Mayor Todd Strange designates Child Passenger Safety Week

September 11, 2009 - In his work as a product liability attorney for Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., J.P. Sawyer saw far too many instances of children injured or killed in vehicle... Read More


Graphic video illustrates dangers of texting while driving

August 27, 2009 - According to a Los Angeles Times editorial published last week, "A solid and growing body of studies shows that texting, conversing on hand-held phones or even chatting hands-free ...... Read More


GM makes some concessions to clear restructuring path

June 29, 2009 - The public outcry over Chrysler and General Motors Corp. declaring bankruptcy and leaving vehicle owners high and dry on liability claims has been loud and intense, but new... Read More


Serious eye injury case settled in Pike County

June 14, 2009 - On January 16, 2008, Henry Jinright was involved in a motor vehicle wreck. A car, driven by an employee of Werner Enterprises, failed to yield the right-of-way. Mr. Jinright lost the... Read More


Dismissing victim claims in Chrysler reorganization sets dangerous precedent

June 10, 2009 - They are all different ages and come from a variety of backgrounds, but they share two things in common: they or someone they love has been injured or killed because they were passengers... Read More


Beasley Allen files lawsuit in Geo Tracker rollover death case

June 3, 2009 - Beasley Allen attorney J. Cole Portis has filed a lawsuit for an Alabama woman whose husband was killed in a vehicular rollover accident while driving his 1993 Geo Tracker.... Read More


New video highlights woefully inadequate vehicle roof strength standards

December 17, 2008 - In 2006, the U.S. Consumer watchdog group Public Citizen published results of dynamic roof crush tests comparing the performance of a Volvo XC90s and a Ford Explorer in realistic... Read More


Personal injury lawsuit in Mobile settled

December 10, 2008 - We recently settled a case that arose out of a highway collision on behalf of a Mobile man whose case had been pending in Mobile County Circuit Court. The motor vehicle accident occurred... Read More


Settlement reached in 2006 Huntsville area school bus crash case

November 26, 2008 - Beasley Allen law firm has reached a settlement agreement on behalf of the family of Nicole Ford, a Lee High School student who was killed when her school bus crashed Nov. 20, 2007, in... Read More


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