Practices


U.S. nursing home industry fails to protect residents as aging population demand grows

September 14, 2017 - Auditors for the OIG found that skilled nursing facilities or nursing homes failed or refused to report more than one-quarter of severe incidents of abuse as required by law. Read More


Beasley Allen’s beginnings

September 8, 2017 - Beasley Allen’s Greg Allen discusses the twists and turns that brought him to work with firm founder Jere Beasley in the 1970s and the partnership that eventually led to the creation of... Read More


FMSCA hosts meeting on trucking safety performance scoring program

September 7, 2017 - The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative aims to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities that are related to commercial motor vehicles, or CMVs. Read More


Workers compensation laws disadvantages employees

September 5, 2017 - Beasley Allen’s Kendall Dunson outlines the benefits the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Law provides to injured employees or their families and explains why the decades-old law—and... Read More


Honda settles Takata airbag MDL for $605 million

September 1, 2017 - Honda Motor Co. Ltd. agreed Friday to pay $605 million to settle allegations pending in multidistrict litigation (MDL) surrounding exploding Takata airbags. Read More


Traumatic brain injury research cries foul on contact sports

August 31, 2017 - Parents and caregivers should heed the latest scientific findings regarding TBIs and the implications for children’s developing brains when they are exposed to repetitive head impacts,... Read More


Forced arbitration prevents justice in cases of nursing home neglect, abuse

August 24, 2017 - Under the shadow of arbitration, nursing homes can continue to avoid any serious consequences for their wrongdoing. Read More


Hot Coffee truth: How famous case was twisted by so-called tort reform

August 18, 2017 - The “Hot Coffee” case occurred at the perfect time for tort-reform supporters and corporate lobbyists, who were pushing federal legislation to limit consumers’ access to courts in... Read More


Prevention remains the only way to end mesothelioma deaths

August 17, 2017 - Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer that can affect the lining of the heart, the lining of the abdomen or, most commonly, the lining of the lungs caused by asbestos exposure. Read More


Takata granted 90-day freeze on litigation, enforcement actions

August 16, 2017 - The freeze will allow Takata to focus on its restructuring under Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Read More


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