Carr Allison Wins Defense Verdict

Shareholder David L. McAlister and Associate Bain Hanning, from Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office, successfully defended their client in a Jefferson County (AL) circuit court jury trial.  The matter involved a premises liability claim, where the Plaintiff alleged to have sustained a slip-and-fall at a restaurant located in Birmingham.  The Plaintiff asked the jury for extensive damages including medical expenses, pain and suffering and mental anguish.  At trial, McAlister and Hanning argued the Plaintiff failed to satisfy the elements of a premises liability claim.  After deliberating for half of an hour, the jury returned with a defense verdict.

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Martin Awarded Defense Lawyer of the Year

Shareholder Sean W. Martin (Chattanooga, TN) has been named the 2019 Defense Lawyer of the Year!  Announced at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association (TDLA), the award is given to the TDLA member who has made significant contributions to advancing the civil defense practice in Tennessee.  […]

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Lockett Named 2020 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Mobile

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Bates Obtains Defense Win

  Birmingham attorney Carrie Bates obtained a judgment for the defense following a trial in a recent trucking case.  The plaintiff claimed a driver for the defendant-company struck her vehicle and then continued driving, leaving the scene.  The plaintiff further alleged a witness identified the vehicle down the road as […]

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