DOL Withdraws Worker Classification Guidance

On June 7, 2017, the US Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its 2015 and 2016 informal guidance related to classification of workers as independent contractors (where a worker is not considered an employee of the business for which the individual is providing work) or joint employees (where a worker is […]

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Gulfport Office is Growing!

Carr Allison is pleased to announce the expansion of legal services to our clients with the addition of Nicole Collins Huffman and Nicole M. Harlan in the Gulfport, MS office. AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Nikki Huffman joins Carr Allison as counsel after serving as vice president of litigation for one of […]

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Jacksonville Just Got Bigger!

Carr Allison is pleased to announce the expansion of legal services to our clients with the addition of Lloyd Johnson Sarber III and Heath L. Vickers in the Jacksonville, FL office. Lloyd Johnson Sarber III joins Carr Allison as a shareholder where his practice will focus on civil trial defense […]

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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 […]

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OVERTIME PAY RULE – PENDING LEGISLATION

A Bill Allowing Employers to Grant Compensatory Time for Overtime Instead of Time and a Half Pay Passes House of Representatives. On May 2, 2017, the United States House of Representatives passed 115 H.R. 1180, known as the Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017.  This bill would amend the Fair […]

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Adair Named 2017 Top Attorney

Carr Allison would like to congratulate Shareholder Brett Adair for being named to Birmingham Magazine’s 2017 list of top employment attorneys.  In it’s eighth-annual peer reviewed survey, Birmingham Magazine asked more than 4,000 local attorneys for their nominations for the area’s top lawyers in 35 practice areas.  The attorneys listed […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes New Associates

Carr Allison is pleased to welcome Chase S. Eley, Mark A. Dowdy, Anna T. Miller, Grace Van Dyke and Aaron M. Wiley as the firm’s newest Associates. Chase S. Eley joins Carr Allison’s Workers’ Compensation group in Birmingham.  Chase received his BA from the University of Alabama and earned his […]

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Chattanooga Office Participates in Marathon

Chattanooga Associates, Jordan Carpenter, Ashley Gibson, Erin Gomez and Grace Van Dyke completed the Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon relay on March 5, 2017.  Each person ran approximately 6.5 miles, and the team crossed the finish line together in less than five hours.  We are proud to work together as a team […]

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Congratulations to our 2017 bMetro Top Flight Lawyers

Carr Allison would like to congratulate the following attorneys who were chosen as “Top Flight Lawyers” by Birmingham’s bMetro magazine: Russell Q. Allison Kathy R. Davis Elizabeth Kanter Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II Tom L. Oliver, II Lea Richmond, IV Brett A. Ross Melisa C. Zwilling

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Happy 20th Anniversary!

Carr Allison is excited to celebrate 20 years of dedicated service to our clients!  To view a message from our firm to you, please click here.          

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DOL Withdraws Worker Classification Guidance

On June 7, 2017, the US Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its 2015 and 2016 informal guidance related to classification of workers as independent contractors (where a worker is not considered an employee of the business for which the individual is providing work) or joint employees (where a worker is […]

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Gulfport Office is Growing!

Carr Allison is pleased to announce the expansion of legal services to our clients with the addition of Nicole Collins Huffman and Nicole M. Harlan in the Gulfport, MS office. AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Nikki Huffman joins Carr Allison as counsel after serving as vice president of litigation for one of […]

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