Defense Win for Taylor and Wiley

On March 15, 2019, a Baldwin County (AL) jury returned a defense verdict for Mobile attorneys Jeremy P. Taylor and Aaron M. Wiley.  The Plaintiff in the case claimed an illegal and improper “jug handle turn” made by the Defendant, a trucking company, resulted in an accident and claims for […]

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Defense Win for McAlister and Hanning

Shareholder David McAlister and Associate Bain Hanning, from Carr Allison’s Birmingham, AL office, successfully defended their client in a circuit court jury trial in Jefferson County, AL.  The matter involved an automobile accident which occurred in Birmingham, AL, where the Plaintiff claimed to have suffered a traumatic brain injury, among […]

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Nixon Earns Defense Verdict

Shareholder Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile, AL office successfully defended her client, an insurance carrier, in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, AL.  The Plaintiff claimed that she was injured in a rear end collision and as a result had to undergo spinal surgery.  The driver of […]

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Thornton Re-elected to USLAW Board of Directors

Shareholder Thomas S. Thornton, III of Carr Allison’s Birmingham, AL office has been re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the USLAW Network for the 2018-2020 term.  Tommy was also selected as a co-chair for the 2019 USLAW Retail and Hospitality Spring Conference and serves as an advisor […]

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Sherer Earns Defense Verdict

Justin Sherer of Carr Allison’s Daphne, Alabama office successfully defended his client, a residential and commercial HVAC company, in a jury trial in the Circuit Court of Baldwin County, Alabama.  The Plaintiffs’ nine count complaint included allegations of trespass, conversion and outrage and requested compensatory and punitive damages totaling more than […]

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Noletto and Houston Successful in Defense

Vincent A. Noletto and Heather M. Houston of Carr Allison’s Mobile (AL) office successfully defended their client, a stucco subcontractor, in a week long arbitration hearing centered around allegations made by a condominium owner’s association that the stucco job had failed.  The association sought in excess of $4.5 million.  The […]

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Pryor Wins Defense Verdict

Shareholder Caroline T. Pryor of Carr Allison’s Mobile AL office earned a defense verdict in a Mobile County trip and fall case in which the plaintiff alleged that a store owner negligently failed to properly maintain its premises and negligently failed to warn the plaintiff of a packing box which […]

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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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National Labor Relations Board Ruling on Joint Employer Liability

On December 14, 2017, in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) overturned an Obama-era rule that held employers potentially liable for labor-law violations committed by their franchisees and subcontractors absent direct control over the terms and conditions of employment.  Prior to the decision in Hy-Brand, a […]

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News

Carr Allison attorneys Kathy Davis (l), one of the original 12 participants at the USLAW Network’s Women’s Connection, and Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgess (r), current Women’s Connection Vice Chair, share a moment at the 2019 event.  More than 120 participants from across the country gathered for a fun, informative and inspiring […]

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Carr Allison Hosts Summer Law Clerks

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2019 summer law clerks!  These students worked alongside attorneys and staff in our Birmingham and Mobile (AL), Gulfport (MS) and Tallahassee (FL) offices to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand.   Birmingham: Front Row (L-R): Peyton […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Named Rising Stars in Florida

Carr Allison is proud to announce that Shareholder Heath L. Vickers and Associate Alison H. Sausaman of our Jacksonville (FL) office, have been selected as 2019 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars.  Heath has achieved this honor in each of the past six years.  His diverse practice include defending matters involving trucking and […]

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