Carr Allison’s Jacksonville Attorneys Earn Defense Verdict

Carr Allison attorneys Johnny Sarber, Heath Vickers and Marissa de los Reyes (Jacksonville, FL) obtained a complete defense verdict following a four-day jury trial in the trucking case of Allen v. Nationalight, Nyambuti, and Sublett in Duval County (Jacksonville) Florida.  Plaintiff claimed Defendant driver Sublett turned left in front of him and violated his right of way in the dark, causing him significant injuries resulting in six hip surgeries, the inability to work again and close to $1.5 million in boardable (actual cost incurred) past and future medical expenses and lost wages.  Plaintiff’s counsel, a prominent personal injury firm in Jacksonville with a long track record of multi-million dollar verdicts, asked for $5 million in total damages during closing argument.  After only an hour and fifteen minutes of deliberations, the jury determined that the Defendant driver was not negligent and awarded the Plaintiff nothing.  Plaintiff doggedly pursued negligent hiring and supervision claims during the litigation and retained some of the most outspoken industry critics as experts.  However, the Carr Allison defense team successfully blocked those claims from being presented at trial, despite the fact that the motor carrier and tractor owner were out of business and did not participate in the case or appear at trial.


Best Lawyers Recognizes 27 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 27 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   In Alabama: · Birmingham office: o Brett Adair (Employment Law) o Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law) o C. Steven Ball (Commercial Litigation) o Charles F. Carr (Personal […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Earn Defense Verdict in Federal Court

Carr Allison attorneys Katy Beth Carr (Florence, AL) and Brett Adair (Birmingham, AL) earned a defense verdict following a jury trial in the employment case of Spurling v. Total Computer Solutions in federal court in Decatur, Alabama.  The  Plaintiff claimed the Defendant owed substantial commission payments allegedly earned during employment […]

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Carr Allison’s Darmer is Featured Speaker at AEI Event

Carr Allison Shareholder Angel A. Darmer (Birmingham, AL) spoke recently about product failure involving printed circuit boards during an Advanced Engineering Investigations (AEI) Corporation “Flashover Fridays” event in Littleton, Colorado.  Angel focused her remarks on the legal implications of printed circuit board failures with regard to product liability claims and […]

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