Practices


Carbon Company President Testifies

August 19, 2004 - Jurors in the Action Marine vs. Continental Carbon trial saw Pan's deposition play out on a large screen in an Opelika Federal Courtroom. Read More


Samples contain carbon black, witness says, testimony turns scientific in Columbus lawsuit against Continental Carbon

August 17, 2004 - It was technical day in the courtroom in the pollution lawsuit against a Phenix City carbon plant. Read More


Non-Stick Chemical Sticks around too Long

August 16, 2004 - Concerns about the safety and persistence of the chemical that makes your carpet stain-resistant or your Teflon frying pan non-stick have prompted Environment Canada to clamp down on the... Read More


Clemon will hold Anniston hearing on PCBs claims

May 16, 2004 - People with claims in the $300 million PCBs pollution settlement can comment at a federal court hearing in Anniston on the method of payment. A three-day hearing begins May 25, replacing... Read More


Anniston PCB contamination gives hope, create bitterness

April 13, 2004 - ANNISTON, Ala. - When the lawyers arrived in Anniston, joy spread like shivers from one front porch to the next. Read More


Aftermath of Anniston, Ala., Pollution Settlement Is Anger

April 12, 2004 - Apr. 12 –ANNISTON, Ala. – David Baker helped persuade powerful lawyers some years ago to represent thousands of people possibly harmed by toxic PCB contamination form a nearby... Read More


Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. helps bring millions to approximately 18,000 plaintiffs

September 10, 2003 - ANNISTON, ALA (August 26, 2003) – In a landmark case involving approximately 18,000 plaintiffs, The Cochran Firm announced that they have reached a $700 million environmental case... Read More


Beasley firm settles claim in contamination lawsuit

August 28, 2003 - Montgomery attorney Jere Beasley believes his firm has settled the largest personal injury and property damage claims arising from environmental contamination in U.S. history. A global... Read More


$75M in PCB money arrives

August 27, 2003 - The money is starting to roll in for Anniston residents who reached a $700 million settlement with Monsanto and Solutia over PCB contamination. The first $75 million of the settlement... Read More


Jurors in lengthy PCBs trial reflect on 20 months in court

August 25, 2003 - GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) – It's been kind of like a marriage – for better or worse, in sickness and in health, ‘til death do they part. It didn't exactly take a death to part... Read More


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