Practices


Companies await suit filed by Solutia, Pharmacia

June 7, 2003 - Several companies, including United Defense, Halliburton and Walter Industries, said Friday that they had not yet seen a complaint that alleges they are partly responsible for PCB... Read More


Jere Beasley, Johnnie Cochran file massive PCB lawsuit

June 6, 2003 - Jere Beasley of Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., and Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. are co-counsel in a massive PCB lawsuit pending in Federal Court in Birmingham, AL.... Read More


Pfizer Comes Down with Case of PCB Liability

May 5, 2003 - Pfizer, Inc. acquired a handful of top-selling drugs when it bought rival Pharmacia Corp. for $57 billion last month and became nation's largest pharmaceutical company. Read More


EPA orders Companies to Examine effects of Chemicals

April 15, 2003 - Scientists and regulators are raising concerns about the potential health and environmental effects of an important family of industrial chemicals. Read More


Alabama’s fight against rock quarries

March 1, 2003 - Alabama's growing number of rock quarries has sparked the public interest in these excavation sites. Our state, with its large deposits of limestone and granite, is one of the nation's... Read More


Monsanto

February 27, 2002 - The national news media is finally zeroing in on the tremendous problems caused by Monsanto Company for literally many thousands of Alabama citizens. For nearly 40 years, whole producing... Read More


Jury Decides Against Monsanto, Solutia in PCB Case

February 25, 2002 - An Alabama jury last week ruled against Monsanto Co. and Solutia Inc. in a case seeking to repay property damages resulting from production of dangerous chemicals several decades ago,... Read More


Company’s Lawyers May Have Lost Gamble By Going to Trial Rather Than Settling Case

February 24, 2002 - THE NEWS: A decision by the Alabama Supreme Court in September led Solutia and its lawyers to rethink their tactic of settling suits before a verdict. Read More


Pharmatia, Solutia Found Liable in Envirnmental Case

February 22, 2002 - Pharmacia Corp. and its former chemical unit Solutia Inc. are liable for dumping toxic Read More


Jury Decides Against Monsanto, Solutia in PCB Case

February 22, 2002 - An Alabama jury on Friday ruled against Monsanto Co. and Solutia Inc. in a case seeking to repay property damages resulting from production of dangerous chemicals several decades ago,... Read More


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