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Nixon and Wiley Earn Defense Verdict in Jury Trial

Aaron Wiley and Faith Nixon successfully defended their client in a circuit court jury trial in Monroe County, Alabama.  The matter involved a rear-end accident in a private parking lot.  The Plaintiff claimed that he suffered a torn shoulder labrum, among other injuries, and required two surgeries.  The Plaintiff asked […]

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Defense Win in Wrongful Death Case

Caroline T. Pryor recently won a motion to dismiss in a wrongful death case, arguing that the Plaintiffs failed to state a claim for relief which could be granted.  The court agreed and dismissed the claims against the firm’s clients.

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Dunagan Wins Summary Judgment

Greg Dunagan, a shareholder in the Mobile office, recently obtained a summary judgment on behalf of an employer in a workers’ compensation case.  The employee alleged that she had a cumulative trauma injury to her hips that arose out of and during the course of her employment.  Mr. Dunagan was […]

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Lockett Wins Defense Verdict

On June 19, 2017, shareholder Tara W. Lockett from the Mobile, Alabama office received a defense verdict following a worker’s compensation trial on June 1, 2017 in Conecuh County, Alabama.  At trial, Plaintiff asserted he was permanently and totally disabled and in addition to seeking indemnity benefits asserted he had […]

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DOL Withdraws Worker Classification Guidance

On June 7, 2017, the US Department of Labor (DOL) withdrew its 2015 and 2016 informal guidance related to classification of workers as independent contractors (where a worker is not considered an employee of the business for which the individual is providing work) or joint employees (where a worker is […]

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Alabama Judge Amends Workers’ Compensation Act Order

Update: Following the entry of his May 8, 2017 Order finding the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act unconstitutional, Judge Pat Ballard has now entered an amended order, likely in light of the industry response.  Under the amended order, the original May 8, 2017 order is stayed indefinitely, instead of becoming effective […]

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Arnwine Obtains Favorable Ruling on Appeal

The Alabama Supreme Court has overturned a $550,000.00 default judgment after finding that the trial court exceeded its discretion in denying a motion to set aside a default judgment.  The case concerns a 2012 accident that occurred while a logging truck was backing into a residential driveway.  A complaint filed […]

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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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