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Beasley Allen lawyers Clay Barnett, Rebecca Gilliland, Mitch Williams and Dylan Martin, along with DiCello, Levitt, Gutzler and local counsel Jennie Anderson of Andrus Anderson, secured a $102.6 million verdict from a San Francisco, California, Federal Court jury. The jury found that all GM Generation IV Vortec 5300 LC9 engines in California, Idaho and North Carolina are

In a long overdue move last month, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced it will stop selling talc-based Baby Powder worldwide next year. It was a move the Beasley Allen Talc Litigation Team has been pursuing for nearly nine years. The firm’s Mass Torts Section Head, Andy Birchfield, has been working with the team in its efforts and had this

Penn Law and Beasley Allen lawyers secured a more than $45 million settlement on behalf of a 9-year-old boy crushed in an automobile vehicle crash and left paralyzed. The lawyers uncovered evidence that an illegal lift kit installed in a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited contributed to the child’s injuries, including paraplegia.

Beasley Allen auto crash lawyer Chris Glover represented the child’s

Legal experts say the decision by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) to halt future sales and distribution of talc-based products worldwide, including its iconic Johnson’s Baby Powder, points to mounting pressure on the company to resolve tens of thousands of legal claims brought by ovarian cancer and mesothelioma victims.

Numerous scientific studies spanning decades have established the carcinogenic effects of

In a nutshell, asbestos litigation comes down to (1) product identification, (2) causation and (3) liability.  It is generally agreed that asbestos causes mesothelioma, but the defendants in asbestos litigation rarely admit that their asbestos caused the mesothelioma.  Instead, the defendants attempt to identify alternative sources of asbestos that they can argue were the real causative exposure.
In a recent

A dangerous and defective military aircraft has claimed five more U.S. Marines. The Marines were on board an MV-22 Osprey that crashed near the Glamis community in California on June 9, The Washington Post reported. The area is in the desert east of San Diego and north of the Mexican border. The aircraft was part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing based