Practices

PFC contamination public health advisory validates Centre lawsuit

May 25, 2017 - This week, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) issued a public health advisory for the Town of Centre Water Works and Sewer Board for perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) levels in... Read More


Water Works and Sewer Board of Town of Centre files PFC contamination lawsuit

May 15, 2017 - Water Works and Sewer Board of Town of Centre files suit against textile manufacturers for alleged role in water pollution, higher than acceptable levels of PFOS and PFOA contaminants. Read More


Monsanto deliberately hid Roundup’s link to cancer, court records show

May 12, 2017 - Ongoing multidistrict litigation (MDL) in California has shed light on the deception surrounding popular herbicide Roundup. Read More


Controversial FACT Act headed to House floor for vote

March 7, 2017 - The Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 (FACT Act) or H.R. 906, uses the guise of transparency but in reality poses identity risks to mesothelioma victims and burdensome new... Read More


California clear to place health warning label on Roundup

February 10, 2017 - At the end of last month, California’s Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) cleared a major hurdle in its quest to list glyphosate as a human carcinogen, according to U.S. News &... Read More


More exploding devices reinforce the need to improve lithium-ion battery safety

February 2, 2017 - Only one month into the New Year and already the U.S. has witnessed recalls of products powered by exploding lithium-ion batteries. Such mounting evidence only reinforces the need to... Read More


Samsung: Lithium-ion batteries caused Galaxy Note 7 terrifying failures

January 26, 2017 - Samsung announced this week that its internal investigation revealed lithium-ion batteries, in fact, caused overheating, fires and explosions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and their... Read More


Market survey shows lithium-ion batteries’ demand climbs, despite ever-present danger

January 19, 2017 - Beasley Allen has reported the link between lithium-ion batteries and countless exploding devices including smart phones, hoverboards, laptop computers and tablets. Read More


Canada joins countries implementing asbestos bans

January 18, 2017 - Asbestos, a group of fibrous silicate minerals, is a known carcinogen and is closely linked to the development of mesothelioma, one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Once diagnosed,... Read More


Benzene Exposure And Associated Health Risks

November 2, 2016 - Beasley Allen lawyer John Tomlinson provides some information about benzene exposure in the workplace or while performing common activities. Read More


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