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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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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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Carr Re-elected to TIDA Board of Directors

Carr Allison co-founder Charles Carr has been re-elected to the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Board of Directors. TIDA is a nonprofit association whose members are devoted to sharing knowledge and resources for defense of the trucking industry. Congratulations!

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We’re Growing!

Carr Allison would like to welcome our newest attorneys. Associates Carson Campbell (Birmingham, AL), Mark Ogren (Birmingham, AL), Sarah Hildebrand (Mobile, AL), Joe Endicott (Jacksonville, FL), Mark Nicklow (Tallahassee, FL) and counsel Ashley Marshall (Dothan, AL) have all joined the Carr Allison team!  To learn more about each attorney, click […]

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Darmer, Ireland and Stokes Obtain Dismissal

Charlie Ireland, Angel Darmer, and Hannah Stokes of our Birmingham (AL) office successfully defended their client, a national automotive maintenance and repair company, in a binding arbitration hearing. The plaintiff was seeking damages for alleged breach of contract and conversion of a fleet vehicle. Defense counsel argued that an alleged […]

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