Practices

Cases Investigated

Beasley Allen is currently investigating the following cases involving serious injury or death resulting from defective automotive products. 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.


Tire safety tips shared by Principal Ben Baker

April 6, 2017 - Planning on taking a car trip any time soon? Ben Baker, a Principal in the Personal Injury and Product Liability section of Beasley Allen, joins Beasley Allen Report host Gibson Vance to... Read More


Takata pleads guilty to criminal wrongdoing over unstable air bags

February 28, 2017 - Japanese auto parts manufacturer Takata pleaded guilty Monday to a criminal charge stemming from its faulty air bags. Read More


Tire size is critical to proper vehicle handling

February 23, 2017 - Increasing a tire’s size, known as plus-sizing, too far from the manufacturer recommendation can cause risks. The handling of your car is designed specifically for the size tire listed on... Read More


Millions still at risk from faulty Takata airbags

February 1, 2017 - Approximately 29 million vehicles in the United States are not as safe as they should be due to manufacturer error, involving a Takata airbag inflator exploding and causing injuries instead... Read More


Aging tires pose continuing hazard to drivers

January 6, 2017 - Most people recognize that tires wear, requiring replacements every so many thousand miles to prevent accidents. However, many do not realize that a tire’s age alone can cause serious... Read More


Automakers face class action lawsuits in light of defects

December 19, 2016 - The two discuss recent class action lawsuits against various car manufacturers, including Volkswagen and General Motors. Read More


2014 Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist – Melton v. General Motors

November 10, 2016 - Cooper showed that GM had known about the deadly ignition defect before the accident, exposing a corporate cover-up and federal regulatory lapse that led to GM recalling over 2.5 million... Read More


Seatback failure can be deadly; Beasley Allen principal Graham Esdale weighs in

September 28, 2016 - A seat back failure can interfere with the restraint system, allowing vehicle occupants to impact rear seat objects in a rear-impact collision. Read More


One dead, four injured after truck hauling Takata airbag inflators explodes in Texas

August 29, 2016 - A truck hauling Takata airbag inflators filled with a volatile chemical compound exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing one woman and injuring four others. Takata confirmed that... Read More


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