Practices


Exploding airbags manufactured by Takata force millions of vehicle recalls

June 27, 2014 - The airbag does not deploy as designed. Instead, it actually explodes, propelling hundreds of shards of metal fragment – shrapnel – into the face and body of drivers and passengers. Read More


Jere Beasley: ‘The truth about GM ignition switch defect is going to come out and I predict some folks are going to jail’

June 27, 2014 - Federal grand jury subpoenaed documents from General Motors (GM) related to its handling of a massive recall surrounding a defective ignition switch and criminal charges seem likely. Read More


GM stalling tactic is a move to force victims to give up hope

June 23, 2014 - The General Motors (GM) attempt to move the Melton case to federal court has one purpose, to minimize liability at the victim’s expense. Read More


Beasley Allen lawyer Cole Portis attends Congressional hearing on GM ignition switch defect; says highlights role of lawyers, justice system

June 18, 2014 - Beasley Allen attorney J. Cole Portis attended the congressional hearings in Washington, D.C., this morning, where General Motors (GM) CEO Mary Barra was once again in the hot seat... Read More



Jere Beasley responds to GM congressional testimony about company’s handling of ignition switch defect, recalls

June 18, 2014 - Beasley Allen Founding Shareholder Jere L. Beasley says GM’s testimony today in front of a congressional committee does little to remove doubt from his mind that GM executives were aware... Read More


How many more defective GM cars are still on the road?

June 17, 2014 - Despite repeated assurances its defective ignition switch problem had been fully addressed, this week General Motors (GM) recalled another 3.16 million vehicles related to the defect. Read More


GM recalls Camaros for problems related to ignition switch defect despite safety assurances

June 13, 2014 - The auto giant says the ignition switch in the 2010-2014 year model Camaro can be moved out of the “run” position when the key fob is jostled by the drivers’ knee, causing the car to... Read More


GM attempting to move Melton case to Federal Court in stalling effort

June 12, 2014 - General Motors (GM) demonstrates it says one thing and does another in treatment of victims of its faulty ignition switch by seeking to move Melton case behind bankruptcy firewall. Read More


GM settlement should include punitive damages to insure future safety, punish wrongful conduct

June 11, 2014 - Beasley Allen Founding Shareholder Jere L. Beasley says any settlement negotiations with General Motors (GM) must include punitive damages to punish the automaker for history of wrongful... Read More


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