Archives for January 2013

Keep Aware of Latest Product Recalls

On January 9, we wrote about the potential dangers of toys and the importance of staying aware of toy recalls; but are you becoming aware of products you use? The latest recall is a popular exercise tool, Perfect Resistance Bands. This exercise tool is being recalled due to the bands detaching from the mesh cloth […]

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Beattie Law Firm Expertise in Anhydrous Ammonia Cases

The Beattie law firm has a great deal of expertise in representing clients victimized by accidental releases of anhydrous ammonia. Anhydrous ammonia is an extremely dangerous substance and is listed as a hazardous product by the Federal Government. If there is an accidental release of anhydrous ammonia, the ammonia turns from a liquid inside the […]

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ESPN Anchor Brings Awareness to Potential Dangers in Gas Grills

It may not be grilling season in Iowa, but a recent accident involving ESPN’s Hannah Storm brings light to a common household product. In mid-December Hannah Storm was preparing dinner at her home when she noticed the flame on her grill had gone out. When she reignited the gas, it had caused an explosion, which […]

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Jury Assesses Damages at $750,000 in Trucking Death Case

In November, Beattie Law Firm lawyers traveled to Jackson, Tennessee where a Federal District Court jury returned a damage verdict of $750,000 for the surviving son of an individual run over by another trucker. https://beattielawfirm.com/Attorneys/Donald-G-Beattie.shtml https://beattielawfirm.com/Attorneys/Brett-J-Beattie.shtml In this case Mr. Pennock, the decedent, was a semi-truck driver who had backed and parked his rig against […]

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Settlement of Anhydrous Ammonia Wrongful Death Case

The Beattie Law Firm recently settled an anhydrous ammonia wrongful death case after being retained to represent the children and surviving spouse of a retired farmer who was tragically killed following a release of anhydrous ammonia. The release of anhydrous ammonia occurred when the retired farmer was spreading anhydrous on the farm of one of […]

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Protect Your Kids From Defective Toys

During the holidays your kids (or someone’s children) probably received many toys. Toys can provide kids hours of fun and entertainment, but have you thought about the possible risks? There are many toys that may present risks, and unfortunately, many parents are unaware of the recalls or dangers until it’s too late.   Despite efforts […]

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