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Nixon obtains Defense verdict

Faith Nixon of the Mobile office successfully defended her client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The matter involved a rear end collision with clear liability on the part of Ms. Nixon’s client.  The plaintiff claimed she had suffered a rotator cuff injury which required surgical […]

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The Defense wins

Sean W. Martin, shareholder of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, office of Carr Allison, recently received two favorable decisions from a single lawsuit spanning two federal district courts in Georgia. The saga began with the filing of two separate lawsuits arising out of the same tractor trailer accident in the Superior Court […]

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Oliver and Howard sucessfully defend client

Tom Oliver and David Howard successfully defended a major transportation and USLAW client in a weeklong trial in Circuit Court in north Alabama.  The plaintiff, an elderly female who was wheelchair bound at trial, alleged that the Werner driver was negligent in the operation of his tractor trailer when he […]

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President Obama announces overtime expansion proposal

“We’ve got to keep making sure hard work is rewarded. Right now, too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve. That’s partly because we’ve failed to update overtime regulations for years — and an exemption meant for highly paid, white collar employees now leaves out […]

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Defense win!

Sean W. Martin, shareholder of the Chattanooga, Tennessee office of Carr Allison, recently received two favorable decisions from a single lawsuit spanning two Federal District Courts in Georgia. The saga began with the filing of two separate lawsuits arising out of the same tractor trailer accident in the Superior Court […]

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Goolsby and Parsons obtain a favorable defense verdict

Craig W. Goolsby and Justin W. Parsons recently obtained a defense verdict in favor of an insurance brokerage firm and an individual insurance broker after a four day jury trial in Mobile County, Alabama.  Plaintiff alleged that the broker negligently failed to obtain plaintiff insurance after its property burned, resulting […]

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Martin and Carr obtain summary judgment

Sean W. Martin and Katy Beth Carr, of the Chattanooga, Tennessee office of Carr Allison, recently obtained summary judgment in a case arising from a rather elaborate scheme to abscond with a pair of blue jeans without paying: The plaintiff and five co-conspirators entered a department store within a large […]

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Three noteworthy Premises Liability verdicts in Tennessee

Davidson County (Nashville). While walking down an aisle of a retailer, the plaintiff slipped on a wet floor and fell, tearing her meniscus tendon, and requiring surgery. Plaintiff’s primary proof was the store manager had walked the area moments before the plaintiff fell and had not addressed the wet floor. […]

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COVID-19 Response Team and Resources (Updated 7/20)

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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Barkas and Weaver Obtain Summary Judgment

Shareholder Chris Barkas and Associate Kyle Weaver of Carr Allison’s Tallahassee (FL) office won a Motion for Summary Judgment on a wrongful death claim involving a construction zone accident.  The firm’s client, a tow truck company, was called in to lift a street sweeper to allow rescue personnel to extract […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes Summer Clerks in Jacksonville

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2020 law clerks.  These students will work alongside attorneys and staff in our Jacksonville (FL) office to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand. (L-R): Joseph Endicott, rising 3L at Florida State University; Nick O’Leary, rising 3L […]

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