Alabama Judge Amends Workers’ Compensation Act Order

Update: Following the entry of his May 8, 2017 Order finding the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act unconstitutional, Judge Pat Ballard has now entered an amended order, likely in light of the industry response.  Under the amended order, the original May 8, 2017 order is stayed indefinitely, instead of becoming effective in 120 days.  The stated intention is to provide time for the legislature to act.  The judge specifically stated that a new order would be issued providing 30 days’ notice prior to implementation if the legislature is not able to provide a “comprehensive solution” to these issues surrounding the 220 cap and attorney’s fees.  Meanwhile, the court intends to continue to “administer pending workers’ compensation claims within its jurisdiction in accordance with the current Act.


Carr Allison Welcomes Five Associates to Birmingham Office

Carr Allison welcomes Hayden Bashinski, David S. Manush, Zachary P. Mardis, Howard G. Perdue, III and Christopher B. Saville to the Birmingham office. Hayden Bashinski will concentrate his litigation practice on labor and employment matters.  He is licensed to practice in the state of Alabama and is an active member […]

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Brake, Carr and Baker to Speak at Workers’ Comp Conference

Ryan Brake will serve as moderator for the 22nd Annual North Alabama Workers’ Compensation Conference.  Additional speakers include Carr Allison attorneys Katy Beth Carr and Jennifer Baker.  Carr will speak on Workers’ Compensation, OSHA and the Injured Worker.  Baker, an attorney with Carr Allison’s Medicare Compliance Group, will discuss Medicare […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes New Associate in Tallahassee

Carr Allison is excited to welcome Associate Kyle Weaver back to the firm’s Tallahassee, FL office, where his practice will focus on transportation litigation and premises liability. Kyle earned his Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (AL).  While in law school, Kyle was […]

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