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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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Nixon Prevails for Defense

Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile, Alabama office successfully defended her client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The Plaintiff claimed that construction work on the client’s property caused his retaining wall to fail during a flood.  He also asserted a claim for continuing trespass of […]

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Gomez and Martin Earn Defense Verdict

Erin E. Gomez and Sean W. Martin of Carr Allison’s Chattanooga (TN) office obtained summary judgment in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee in a premises liability case on behalf of one of its restaurant clients. It was a typical Saturday evening in the restaurant […]

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Ball and Guarino Earn Defense Verdict

Shareholder Steve Ball and Associate Michael Guarino prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama on September 28, 2017.  The lawsuit initially involved the pursuit of missing flatbed trailers for clients with a major trucking company.  After recovering the […]

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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 Elected to USLAW Network Board of Directors

Shareholder Thomas S. Thornton, III, resident in Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the USLAW Network  for the 2017-2018 term.  Tommy is a member of USLAW’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group and previously served as chair of the Retail Practice Group. […]

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Nixon and Wiley Earn Another Defense Verdict

Faith Nixon and Aaron Wiley of Carr Allison’s Mobile (AL) office successfully defended their client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The case concerned a rear-end collision in which the Defendant, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s, rear-ended three different vehicles while trying to drive home from […]

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COVID-19 Response Team and Resources (Updated 6/18)

Below are links to all the resources about COVID-19.  If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 and your obligations as an employer, please do not hesitate to contact someone on our Carr Allison COVID-19 Response Team.   Carr Allison Resource Teams Carr Allison Response Team: Click Here Carr Allison Workers’ Compensation […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes Summer Law Clerks in Birmingham

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2020 law clerks.  These students will work alongside attorneys and staff in our Birmingham (AL) office to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand. Top Row (L-R):  Brikk Bralley, Emily Robinson and Sarah Rosenthal, rising 2Ls at […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes Summer Law Clerks in Mobile

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2020 law clerks.  These students, both from The University of Mississippi School of Law, will work alongside attorneys and staff in our Mobile (AL) office to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand. (L-R): Sarah Hildebrand, rising […]

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