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The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Federal Circuit Affirms United States District Court Settlement in Carter vs Forjas Taurus, S.A., Taurus International Manufacturing, Inc.

July 7, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On June 29, 2017, The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh
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What Is A Gun Defect?

June 13, 2017

 

In 2010, at least two dozen deaths and over 100 injuries were linked to unintended discharges from firearms due …
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Avoid Distracted Driving with These Four Tips

April 13, 2017

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, hosted by the National Safety Council, which gives us an opportunity to evaluate our …
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Morris Haynes Named 2017 Public Justice Member

April 11, 2017

Morris Haynes Wheeles Knowles and Nelson was recently named as a 2017 Public Justice member. Public Justice pursues high impact …
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Fraudsters Capitalizing on Natural Disaster

December 2, 2016

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Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and wildfires have all wreaked havoc across America this year. Unfortunately, fraudsters take advantage of families and …
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Teaching Your Child Gun Safety This Halloween

October 25, 2016

shutterstock_194106122According to a study, 48.9% of Alabama adults own at least one gun. Whether your household falls under that percentage …
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ALM Names MHH In Top 50 Firms For Largest Recoveries

October 20, 2016

ALM has announced the 2016 Elite Trial Lawyers report, recognizing law firms that achieved high-dollar recoveries for clients and that …
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Obama issues new protections for America’s nursing home residents

October 4, 2016

The federal agency has moved to prevent nursing homes from forcing claims of elder abuse, sexual harassment and even wrongful …
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Carter v Taurus Class Action Settlement

August 30, 2016

On July 22, 2016, a federal judge signed the final order in the Carter vs. Taurus lawsuit settlement. Taurus, a …
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Federal judge approves settlement in Taurus pistol defect lawsuit

July 28, 2016

A federal judge has approved the settlement of a lawsuit in which firearms manufacturer Taurus will repair or replace nearly …
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Federal Judge Orders New Settlement Hearing In $240 Million Defective Pistols Case

February 5, 2016

Final Approval of a Settlement Involving Potentially 960,000 Handguns with a “drop fire” Defect Extended Through July. Gun Owners Should …
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Newsweek: You can’t recall a bullet

January 20, 2016

NEWSWEEK – Judy Price had been walking her dog on a ridge above the Rio Grande the night she got …
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Taurus ready to rebuild credibility, but hurdles still ahead

December 22, 2015

After settling a $30 million class action suit over a defective handgun, Taurus International’s chief executive officer said the agreement …
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Bullets Beyond Recall: Defective Guns Outside US Government’s Reach

December 18, 2015

A string of faulty product allegations against one of the world’s largest gun manufacturers is reigniting the tension between consumer …
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Lawsuit filed in shooting death of Gaylesville 11-year-old

November 6, 2015

Lawsuit filed in shooting death of Gaylesville 11-year-old
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Lawsuit Filed Against Taurus International In Shooting Death of 11-year-old

November 4, 2015

Read PR Newswire Article: Lawsuit Filed Against Taurus International In Shooting Death of 11-year-old
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3 Chicago-area schools closed because of Legionnaires’ disease threat

September 30, 2015

Read CNN’s article here. 3 Chicago-area schools closed because of Legionnaires’ disease threat
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Taurus Agrees to $30 Million Settlement

September 14, 2015

Gun maker Forjas Taurus has agreed to settle a $30 million class-action suit in a defective handgun case. Plaintiffs claim …
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MHH Attorney Hired in Cleburne County Coroner Case

September 10, 2015

View article: Cleburne County Coroner resigns citing AG opinion

Cleburne County is one of a number of Alabama counties caught …
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MHH Featured in the New York Times

September 9, 2015

View Article: Settlement in Taurus Pistol Case

Nearly 1 million Taurus pistols affected by settlement in case alleging defects in …
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Taurus agrees to voluntary recall of nearly 1 million pistols

January 29, 2015

Firearms manufacturer Taurus has agreed to a voluntary recall of nearly 1 million pistols. Read more at al.com.…
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Legionella Outbreak at UAB Hospital April/May 2014

June 5, 2014

Patients and family members of patients who contracted the Legionella bacteria while at UAB’s cancer treatment center have retained the …
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Product Recall Alert – Boden Infant and Toddler Overalls

May 2, 2013

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that J. P. Boden, a children’s clothing company, is voluntarily recalling …
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Partner Randy Haynes Works to Help Nurse Who Lost Her Arm in Accident

May 2, 2013

Randy Haynes, a Morris, Haynes, Hornsby, Wheeles and Knowles partner, is working on a case where our client, a registered …
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$2.75 Million Settlement in Tractor-Trailer Accident

February 25, 2013

Congratulations to partners Randy Haynes and Jeremy Knowles on a $2.75 million settlement in a tractor-trailer wrongful death case pending …
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Todd Wheeles, a “Top 40 Under 40” for 2012 | MHH Law

October 8, 2012

The National Trial Lawyers:Top 40 Under 40 is an invitation-only, professional association comprised of America’s top young trial attorneys. No …
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Confidential Settlement

October 8, 2012

Circuit Court of Clay County Settlement of $460,000.  Plaintiff’s 20 year old son was killed when the pickup truck in …
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National Recognition

October 8, 2012

Larry Morris and Randy Haynes were recognized as “Super Lawyers.”  Super  Lawyers are selected through a rigorous process of independent …
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School Rape Case Survives Appellate Challenge; Successful Settlement

October 8, 2012

In a tragic case involving the rape of a seventh grade female student by a high school senior in the …
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Doctors Not Able to Perform Emergency Life-Saving Surgery

October 8, 2012

Partners Larry Morris and Randy Haynes have each recently successfully handled wrongful death medical malpractice cases where one key element …
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Partners Reach Settlement in a Tragic Tractor Trailer Wreck

October 8, 2012

Larry W. Morris and Jeremy Knowles recently reached a large settlement in a tragic tractor trailer death case.  The driver …
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Randy Haynes Settles Georgia Death Case

October 8, 2012

Randy Haynes recently settled a vehicular accident case brought in the Georgia state courts. In the case, a dump truck …
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Important Appellate Decision

October 8, 2012

In a case stemming from an automobile accident, Partner Nancy Eady recently achieved an important appellate victory that led to …
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$4.5 million Jury Verdict in Legionnaire’s Disease Case

November 18, 2010

On Thursday, a Calhoun County jury awarded a combined $4,500,000 judgment in a case stemming from hot tub contamination that …
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$1.25 Million Jury Verdict in Accidental Gun Discharge Case

October 16, 2009

On Thursday, an Etowah County Circuit Court jury awarded a 28 year old Boaz man a $1.25 million judgment in …
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