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Carr Allison’s Oliver and Vickers Elected into FDCC

Carr Allison is proud to announce that Thomas L. Oliver, II (Birmingham, AL) and Heath L. Vickers (Jacksonville, FL) have been elected as members of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).  Tom Oliver, a founding shareholder of Carr Allison, is a trial attorney specializing in complex matters involving transportation, employment and professional liability litigation.  A former Chair of the USLAW Network, he is active in many industry organizations, including: the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), the Transportation Lawyers Association, the Alabama Self-Insurers Association (ASIA) and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.  Heath Vickers is a shareholder who defends matters involving trucking and transportation liability, governmental liability, retail and premises liability and products liability.  Heath currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Florida Defense Lawyers Association (FDLA) and has been named on the Rising Stars list by the Florida Super Lawyers magazine since 2013.

FDCC membership is limited, selective and by nomination only.  Election is by the Board of Directors upon recommendation of an independent Admissions Committee charged with the responsibility of making a careful investigation into the qualifications of each nominee to ensure that those selected have distinguished themselves professionally.

Congratulations Tom and Heath!

 

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Huffman Obtains Summary Judgment in Two Premises Liability Cases

Nikki Huffman, counsel in Carr Allison’s Gulfport (MS) office has obtained summary judgment in two premises liability cases.  The first case, out of Harrison County, involved a woman who fell while walking at a local shopping center.  Nikki argued that slightly uneven sidewalk blocks are not dangerous conditions as a […]

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2021 Birmingham Law Clerks

Introducing Carr Allison’s 2021 Birmingham (AL) Office Summer Law Clerks (L to R): Harrison Smith, Emily Robinson, Brikk Bralley, Juliana Kirby, Forrest Hyde and Caroline Keener.  Harrison (1L), Emily (2L), Brikk (2L) and Juliana (1L) are currently attending University of Alabama School of Law.  Forrest (2L) and Caroline (1L) attend […]

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Martin Obtains Dismissal

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