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.

Takata granted 90-day freeze on litigation, enforcement actions

August 16, 2017 - The freeze will allow Takata to focus on its restructuring under Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More


Sharing the road: be aware of dangers with large trucks

June 7, 2017 - Truck driving consistently ranks among the deadliest occupations in the country, reports Trucks.com, with an 11.2 percent increase in truck driver deaths since 2011. Read More



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


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