Wells Serves as Supernumerary Judge

Judson W. Wells, Sr., a Carr Allison Shareholder and retired Mobile County District Judge (1997-2007), recently returned to the Mobile County District Court to serve as a judge.  Judge Wells presided over Judge Joe Basenberg’s criminal dockets and conducted all District Court bond hearings on July 11th and 12th, when […]

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Carr and Hallford Elected to ADLA Board of Directors

Katy Beth Carr and Pamela Springrose Hallford were elected to the Young Lawyers’ Section Board of Directors of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association at its recent annual meeting.  Katy Beth, a shareholder in the Florence office, will represent District I.  Pam, counsel in the Dothan office, will represent District III.  […]

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Dunagan Wins Summary Judgment

Greg Dunagan, a shareholder in the Mobile office, recently obtained a summary judgment on behalf of an employer in a workers’ compensation case.  The employee alleged that she had a cumulative trauma injury to her hips that arose out of and during the course of her employment.  Mr. Dunagan was […]

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Lockett Wins Defense Verdict

On June 19, 2017, shareholder Tara W. Lockett from the Mobile, Alabama office received a defense verdict following a worker’s compensation trial on June 1, 2017 in Conecuh County, Alabama.  At trial, Plaintiff asserted he was permanently and totally disabled and in addition to seeking indemnity benefits asserted he had […]

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Jones Elected Vice-Chair of PLAN Board of Directors

Allan S. Jones, shareholder in the firm’s Birmingham (AL) office, was recently elected Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for the Professional Liability Attorney Network (PLAN).  PLAN’s member firms elected him to the position.  Allan will serve one year as Vice-Chair, which includes firm membership selection and coordination, before moving […]

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Vickers Named 2017 Florida Rising Star

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that Heath L. Vickers, Counsel in our Jacksonville (FL) office, has been selected to the 2017 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.  Heath has been recognized as a Rising Star by Florida Super Lawyers every year since 2013.  Fewer than 2.5 percent of the […]

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Guarino Chosen for Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum

Michael C. Guarino, an associate in Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office, was recently selected to the 2017 class of the Birmingham Bar Association Future Leaders Forum.  Michael is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group. The Future Leaders Forum develops leaders from a group of motivated attorneys who have been […]

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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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Best Lawyers Recognizes 23 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 23 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2018 for their excellence in practice areas that include:  Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Labor and Employment, and Workers’ Compensation. Included from […]

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Pryor Competes in Weeks Bay Foundation Race

Shareholder Caroline Pryor (Mobile, AL) competed in the 5th Annual Pelican Paddle Canoe and Kayak Race sponsored by the Weeks Bay Foundation.  Caroline completed the 3.5 mile race on her Stand Up Paddleboard in just over one hour.  Well done, Caroline!  

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Carr Allison Welcomes Alison Sausaman

Carr Allison is pleased to announce the addition of Associate Alison H. Sausaman to the firm’s Jacksonville, Florida office.  Alison’s litigation practice will focus on the areas of government torts and public liability, construction, transportation and premises liability. Alison received her Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University, graduating with […]

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