Practices


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


Federal Judge denies Volkswagen, Honeywell request for new trial in sudden unintended acceleration case

February 3, 2016 - U.S. District Judge Clay D. Land on Tuesday denied a request from Volkswagen Group of America Inc. and Honeywell International Inc. for a new trial in a case of sudden unintended... Read More


Takata Airbags Blamed For 10th Death, Triggering Recall Expansion

January 27, 2016 - Japanese auto supplier Takata has added 5.1 million vehicles to its U.S. airbag-inflator recall, federal regulators said Tuesday. The manufacturer also disclosed the 10th death worldwide... Read More


Beasley Allen principal Labarron Boone discusses tire recalls, detreading

December 28, 2015 - In this week’s episode of the Beasley Allen Report, host Gibson Vance interviews fellow Beasley Allen attorney Labarron Boone about tire safety and product liability. Read More


GM issues final ignition switch Victim Compensation Fund report

December 10, 2015 - All but a dozen families whose loved ones perished in accidents linked to General Motors’ defective ignition switches have accepted a final payout from the independent fund set up last... Read More


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