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Beasley Allen is currently investigating cases involving serious injury or death resulting from defective tires. 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.

Tire aging on school buses discussed by Beasley Allen lawyer Rick Morrison during WSFA 12 News Special Report

January 30, 2015 - More than 7,000 school buses take children to and from Alabama public schools every day; however, have you ever considered the lifespan of the tires on your child’s bus? "It's a hazard,"... Read More

ABC News examines ineffective tire recall system leaving defective tires on the road

May 15, 2014 - The report includes an interview with Alabama businesswoman Carolyn Thorne, who was paralyzed when her vehicle crashed and rolled over after a defective tire detreaded while she was... Read More

Beasley Allen attorney Rick Morrison interviewed on tire age and safety during “America Now”

May 2, 2014 - Tire failures, blowouts and detreads are foreseeable and preventable events, but when was the last time you checked how old the tires on your vehicle are? Read More

Tire age and safety featured on ’12 News Defenders’

May 22, 2013 - The tire industry now recommends that consumers keep tires no longer than six years, due to concerns about wear and breakdown from environmental factors. Tire failure can result in a... Read More

California jury awards Ford Econoline crash victims $73 million

November 14, 2011 - SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A jury determined that Ford Motor Co. must pay $73 million in damages to a group of plaintiffs who sought damages from the auto giant after a 2004 crash left two... Read More

Verdict against Goodyear exposes dangerous RV tires

June 30, 2010 - Yesterday a Florida jury returned a $5.6 million verdict against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, saying the company sold a tire for use on recreational vehicles (RVs) even though... Read More

The Firestone Tire Debacle

March 29, 2010 - As most Americans know,Ford and Firestone were involved in the world's largest tire recall in history a few years back. Firestone produced a specially designed 15-inch ATX tire in 1990... Read More

Firestone tire flap tops list of decade’s worst PR disasters

December 29, 2009 - The Firestone tire flap of 2000 topped The Business Insider's list of the 15 Biggest Public Relations Disasters of the Decade. The blog-style webzine likely gave Bridgestone, the... Read More

New Firestone tire recall announced

June 30, 2009 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) just announced a major tire recall of over 127,183 Firestone FR380 tires, size P235/75R15. The tires were manufactured... Read More

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