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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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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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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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