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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


Public advised not to drink tap water following EPA drinking water health advisory

June 14, 2016 - Officials representing the West Morgan-East Lawrence Water and Sewer Authority are advising the public served by the water system to stop drinking tap water due to toxic contamination. Read More


EPA issues new Drinking Water Health Advisory for man-made chemicals

May 24, 2016 - Revised drinking water health advisory establishes limits for man-made chemicals harmful to humans when exposed over time; eight Alabama water systems exceed safe levels according to EPA. Read More


Final approval granted for $20 billion BP settlement for states affected by Gulf oil spill

April 4, 2016 - U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier granted final approval to $20-billion settlement for states impacted by 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Gulf of Mexico. Read More


Beasley Allen helps State of Alabama recover $20 million from Transocean for Deepwater Horizon oil spill claims

October 22, 2015 - Governor Robert Bentley announced the State of Alabama settled its claims against Transocean for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. For this... Read More


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