Watson and Harris Obtain Summary Judgment

Jordan Watson and Hugh Harris obtained summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama on behalf of a client sued for legal malpractice.  The lawsuit involved claims of legal malpractice made by eight plaintiffs arising out of an employment discrimination matter.  Jordan and Hugh argued that the malpractice […]

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Attorneys Prevail in Florida

Matt Hall and Faith Nixon represented a client located in the Florida panhandle concerning a claim for sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation filed with the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by one of its seasonal employees.  Faith and Matt participated in the […]

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Retail and Hospitality Team Obtains Defense Verdict

Shareholder Glenn E. Ireland and Associate Angel A. Darmer recently obtained a defense verdict for a regional fast food chain in a jury trial held in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged claims of Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, and the Tort of Outrage against the […]

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Retail and Hospitality Team Prevails

Shareholders Glenn E. Ireland, Joe Driver and Virginia Gambacurta recently obtained a ruling from the Alabama Supreme Court granting their Petition for Writ of Mandamus and directing the circuit court to dismiss Plaintiff’s Complaint, thereby disposing of all claims against their client, a national pharmacy chain. On August 26, 2015, […]

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Department of Labor Releases New Overtime Rule

More Than 4 Million Employees Newly Eligible for Overtime Pay – The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to pay overtime rates to many employees working more than 40 hours in a work week. The FLSA exempts certain positions from overtime rates for employees in executive, administrative and professional positions […]

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Daubert Attack On Opposing Medical Causation Experts

Introduction To prevail in a personal injury case, an essential element the Plaintiff must prove is causation. That is, the Plaintiff must prove the subject accident or incident actually caused the Plaintiff’s injury and damages. Plaintiffs typically seek to establish this element through the testimony of one or more post-accident […]

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Win for the Defense!

Hugh Harris recently secured a win in the District Court of Montgomery County, Alabama, on behalf of a hotel client sued in a slip and fall action.  Hugh filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that the Plaintiff’s claims were time-barred under the applicable statute of limitations found in Alabama […]

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Taylor and Miller Achieve Summary Judgment

Jeremy Taylor and J. C. Miller, attorneys in our Mobile office, successfully obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of a safety consulting firm in a case involving a severed limb at a lumber processing facility. The lawsuit named numerous Defendants and was filed in a jurisdiction infamous for large Plaintiff’s verdicts.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 27 Carr Allison Attorneys

Carr Allison is excited to announce that 27 attorneys, across three states, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 for excellence in their respective practice areas.   In Alabama: · Birmingham office: o Brett Adair (Employment Law) o Russell Q. Allison (Insurance Law) o C. Steven Ball (Commercial Litigation) o Charles F. Carr (Personal […]

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Carr Allison Attorneys Earn Defense Verdict in Federal Court

Carr Allison attorneys Katy Beth Carr (Florence, AL) and Brett Adair (Birmingham, AL) earned a defense verdict following a jury trial in the employment case of Spurling v. Total Computer Solutions in federal court in Decatur, Alabama.  The  Plaintiff claimed the Defendant owed substantial commission payments allegedly earned during employment […]

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Carr Allison’s Darmer is Featured Speaker at AEI Event

Carr Allison Shareholder Angel A. Darmer (Birmingham, AL) spoke recently about product failure involving printed circuit boards during an Advanced Engineering Investigations (AEI) Corporation “Flashover Fridays” event in Littleton, Colorado.  Angel focused her remarks on the legal implications of printed circuit board failures with regard to product liability claims and […]

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