Beasley Allen lawyers served in a leadership role in the TVA coal ash spill litigation that led to a $27.8 million settlement. Read more
The family of a Florence, Ala., woman who died in 2013 from the lung disease mesothelioma will receive a $3.5 million award for her pain and suffering and medical expenses. Read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will regulate coal ash as solid waste rather than the more strictly controlled hazardous waste. This is a big win for both the coal and the power ind... Read more
Lawyers at Beasley Allen are pleased to announce that U.S. District Judge Thomas Varlan has approved the settlement agreement in the ongoing lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority. T... Read more
Most Americans don’t have much first-hand interaction with coal. But the U.S. burns through the fossil fuel at an incredibly prodigious rate. Large coal-burning electric plants burn the vast... Read more
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) recently recovered $42 million in a settlement with one of its insurance carriers, Arch Reinsurance, Ltd. The $42 million payment comes from a $50 milli... Read more
TVA engineer Joni Johnson became a federal whistleblower. She says her world changed when she ran into what she described as a flawed safety culture at the plant where she worked. Mrs. Johns... Read more
U.S. District Judge Thomas Varlan issued a ruling on August 23rd in favor of the Plaintiffs who are seeking to hold the Tennessee Valley Authority accountable for its wrongdoing that resulte... Read more
The first phase of the TVA trial in Tennessee concluded on October 12th. The trial involved five cases consolidated for trial and those five cases include approximately 230 Plaintiffs whose... Read more
The first federal trial on lawsuits seeking damages from the Tennessee Valley Authority’s huge coal ash spill started on September 19th in Knoxville and was still going at press time. The be... Read more
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