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Carr Allison Sponsors SETLAW Event

Carr Allison sponsored the recent Southeast Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women’s (SETLAW) Ladies of Justice “Lunch and Learn” event in Chattanooga, TN.  Judges from the Chattanooga area, including Judge Lila Statom, Chancellor Pamela Fleenor, Judge L. Marie Williams, Magistrate Kathy Clark and Judge  Shelley D. Rucker, served as panelists.  The […]

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Client Recognizes Pam Hallford for Exceptional Legal Service

Pamela Springrose Hallford has been recognized by supply chain giant McLane Company, Inc. with the Exceptional Legal Service Award at McLane’s panel counsel meeting which was held in conjunction with the DRI 2018 Trucking Seminar.  Pam only recently joined the McLane team after responding to a fatal crash in the Wiregrass […]

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Carr Allison Takes the Polar Plunge in Tennessee

Carr Allison’s Chattanooga TN office participated in the 2018 Polar Plunge Chattanooga, raising more than $6,500 to benefit Special Olympics.  Carr Allison participants, fittingly named The Frozen Assets, were attorneys Sean Martin, Ashley Gibson and Chancey Miller, and legal assistant Pam Quick.  Well done Team Chattanooga!

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Defense Win for Martin and Petherick in Tennessee

Shareholder Sean W. Martin and Associate Michael J. Petherick, of Carr Allison’s Chattanooga (TN) office, obtained dismissal for its architectural firm client in two professional negligence cases inside of a premises liability case. Two different plaintiffs on two separate dates fell on a landing area outside of a newly constructed […]

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Carr Allison’s Tennessee Office Adds Two Lawyers

Carr Allison is pleased to welcome associates Chancey R. Miller and Michael J. Petherick to the Chattanooga, TN office. Chancey’ s practice will focus on transportation, premises liability and commercial litigation matters.  Chancey graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration in Business Analytics.  He […]

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Carr Allison’s MSA Group Expands

Two new associates have joined Carr Allison’s Medicare Compliance Group in Birmingham where they will assist clients in matters related to the federal Medicare Secondary Payer Act. Adam Hoekenschnieder received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, graduating cum laude, from the University of North Alabama.  He earned his […]

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Guarino Speaks at New Lawyer Seminar in NYC

Michael Guarino, an associate in the Birmingham, AL office of Carr Allison, recently served as a speaker at the Professional Liability Attorney Network’s New Lawyer Training Seminar in New York City.  Michael spoke on the use of social media and other electronic resources in employment litigation.  He discussed practical strategies […]

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Thornton to Co-Host Workers’ Comp Webinar

On Tuesday, October 16th Shareholder Thomas S. Thornton, III of Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office will co-host a webinar titled “Closing the Challenging Workers’ Compensation Claim.”  Tommy will discuss protecting Medicare’s future interest by providing strategies to employ and pitfalls to avoid to assist in navigating the labyrinth which is Medicare compliance in workers’ compensation cases.  […]

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Carr Allison Sponsors SETLAW Luncheon in Chattanooga

Carr Allison will be sponsoring the Southeast Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women’s (SETLAW) October 12th luncheon at Liberty Tower in Chattanooga.  The discussion topic for the meeting will be alternative legal careers and will feature three local attorneys who are not in private practice: Robin Miller (Clerk & Master), Alison […]

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Birmingham (AL) Non-Discrimination Law Update

On September 26th, the Birmingham (AL) City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations based on a person’s race, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity or disability.  The ordinance imposes criminal liability only, with offenders being liable for a $100 fine for a first offense, […]

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Thornton To Present Webinar on CMS Compliance & the Recently Filed Qui Tam/False Claims Act Lawsuit

Carr Allison Shareholder Tommy Thornton of our Birmingham (AL) office is scheduled to present a webinar through the USLAW EduNet Webinar program. His presentation will focus on the current and anticipated statutory and regulatory requirements relating to compliance under the Medicare Act. Tommy will also discuss the impact of the […]

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Hallford Obtain Summary Judgement

Shareholder Pam Hallford of Carr Allison’s Dothan (AL) office obtained summary judgment entirely dismissing a case which alleged negligent and wanton maintenance by the defendant.  In her complaint, and throughout discovery, the plaintiff alleged she slipped and fell at a Birmingham Hospital.  Defense counsel argued that the plaintiff had not […]

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Scarpone and Graham Present at FDLA’s Florida Insurance Network Symposium

Carr Allison attorney Kayla Scarpone (Tallahassee, FL) was a presenter at the recent Florida Defense Lawyer Association’s Florida Insurance Network Symposium (FINS), which covered hot topics in the areas of coverage, bad faith and property insurance.  Kayla’s presentation was on Allocation of Indemnity for Covered and Non-Covered Claims in Settlement […]

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