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Beasley Allen investigators: uncovering the truth

We continue our Inside Beasley Allen series with a look at the firm’s in-house investigators. Thirty years ago, Beasley Allen decided to conduct accident investigations in-house. Currently, the firm has seven highly qualified investigators, all with prior law enforcement experience, and a secretary, working to help piece together the facts of a client’s case. One […]

class action lawsuit, consumer protection

VW emissions cheat settlement deadlines looming

What is at issue in this litigation? Volkswagen admitted to installing a “cheat” device on certain models of its vehicles, while promoting them as “clean diesel” alternatives to hybrid and electric vehicles. The defeat device enables the vehicles to detect the special parameters of an emissions drive cycle, which prompts the vehicle’s computer to turn […]

talc powder lawsuit

J&J hit with $25.7 million verdict in talc mesothelioma trial

A California jury hit Johnson & Johnson with more than $25 million in damages after finding that the company’s talc-containing products contained asbestos, which caused a woman’s rare form of cancer. The jury awarded plaintiffs Joanne and Gary Anderson $4 million in punitive damages on top of $21.7 million in compensatory damages. According to legal […]

talc powder lawsuit

MDL unites women in talc-related ovarian cancer claims

Five years ago, Deane Berg sued Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company’s talc-based products she used regularly for feminine hygiene caused her to develop ovarian cancer. She pointed to decades-old documents that indicated the talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s products contained known carcinogens and evidence that the consumer health care giant knew or should […]

Crashed Ford Fiesta due to defective transmission

Distracted Driving: A Young Woman’s Painful Path to Awareness

Looking back at the evening of March 29, 2013, Shelby Pitts says she was vaguely aware of the dangers of distracted driving, but like most teens, she thought texting behind the wheel was something she could handle – that something bad would never happen to her. And then in an instant, she looked up from […]

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J&J, Imerys hit with $117 million verdict in talc mesothelioma case

Johnson & Johnson and its talc supplier Imerys America Inc. were hit with a combined $80 million in punitive damages on top of $37 million in compensatory damages awarded last week. A New Jersey state jury found the consumer health care giant was reckless in selling talcum powder products that it knew were contaminated with […]

Goodyear knew of G159 tire failures for over 20 years

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. knew as early as 1996 that its G159 tires were unfit for use on recreational vehicles and motorhomes, but the company worked to keep the scope and severity of the tire’s problems out of public view, recently released court documents show. Disastrous Consequences Goodyear designed and manufactured its G159 275/70R […]

personal injury lawyer, auto accident

Lawsuit filed for family traumatized, endangered at Walgreens

Beasley Allen Law Firm has filed a lawsuit against Walgreens, alleging the management and staff of a Walgreens store in Farragut, Tennessee, inflicted physical harm and emotional distress on a family. The incident occurred May 18, 2017, when Jamie Collins Doss, while shopping with her son, Elijah, suffered a severe medical emergency. Mrs. Doss has […]

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