Practices


Settlement of wrongful death action for death of infant

February 7, 2008 - Beasley Allen Law firm recently settled a wrongful death case against Continental Tire and Ford Motor Co. The lawsuit arose out of the death of an 8-month old girl in a vehicle rollover.... Read More


Proposed roof crush rule remains inadequate

February 1, 2008 - The Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking released last month by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concedes that testing vehicles for roof crush on both sides of... Read More


Feds probe airbag failures in BMW

January 9, 2008 - Federal safety regulators are investigating reports of front passenger seat airbag failures in roughly 330,000 BMW cars and SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... Read More


Seat belt failure case settled

January 7, 2008 - Beasley Allen recently settled a wrongful death case against a major automobile manufacturer involving the failure of a seat belt to restrain the driver during a rollover crash. Read More


The evolution of front airbags

January 4, 2008 - Frontal-impact airbags are something we take for granted in today's automobiles. But today's front airbags differ radically from the airbags of 1996, the year they became a federally... Read More



Ford Settles in Rollover Lawsuit

December 5, 2007 - More than 250 people were killed and hundreds more injured in rollover accidents involving tread separation on Bridgestone/Firestone tires, most of which were on Explorers at the time they... Read More


Ford’s Expedition SUV has Faulty Roof that Collapses in Rollover

December 5, 2007 - According to a Dec. 4 press release, the trial in the civil lawsuit on behalf of Gloria Levesque has begun in Los Angeles Superior Court, Central District, before the Honorable Ricardo... Read More



Ford Settles Lawsuit on SUV Rollovers

November 29, 2007 - Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday ended an era of litigation over its rollover-plagued Explorers when it agreed to settle class-action lawsuits covering plaintiffs in four states. Read More


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