Practices

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


Water Works and Sewer Board of Gadsden files PFC contamination lawsuit

September 22, 2016 - The Water Works and Sewer Board of Gadsden filed a lawsuit against textile manufacturers and their chemical suppliers for their alleged role in water pollution after tests reveal higher... Read More


Glyphosate, commercial grade Roundup exposure linked to increased cancer risk

July 18, 2016 - After decades of glyphosate use, real-life circumstances seem to corroborate independent studies that have linked glyphosate exposure to cancer, namely Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL), in... Read More


Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) diagnosis: Were you exposed to benzene?

July 15, 2016 - For patients diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) or Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), the answer might be benzene exposure. Read More


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