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.

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


Appeals Court ruling opens GM to hundreds more ignition switch complaints

July 14, 2016 - General Motors (GM) cannot use its 2009 bankruptcy as a shield against personal injury, wrongful death, and economic loss claims over its defective and potentially deadly ignition switches,... Read More


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


VW sudden acceleration case explained by Beasley Allen’s Mike Andrews

March 14, 2016 - Beasley Allen attorney Mike Andrews visited Ringler Radio to discuss a case of sudden unintended acceleration involving a Volkswagen diesel-powered vehicle. Read More


Seat back failures a growing problem, Beasley Allen’s Rick Morrison explains

February 17, 2016 - Mr. Morrison works in the firm’s Personal Injury/Products Liability section and specializes in protecting consumers from defective products. Read More


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