Houston and Maples Successful in Appeal to Supreme Court of Alabama

Shareholders Heather M. Houston and Jonathan R. Maples of Carr Allison’s Mobile, AL office successfully petitioned the Supreme Court of Alabama to order the trial court to dismiss all claims against their client, a roadway sweeping contractor, based upon the applicable statute of limitations.  Houston and Maples successfully argued that the “relation back” doctrine did not save the plaintiffs’ claims against their client.  The Supreme Court of Alabama issued a writ of mandamus directing the trial court to dismiss all claims against their client.

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Martin Awarded Defense Lawyer of the Year

Shareholder Sean W. Martin (Chattanooga, TN) has been named the 2019 Defense Lawyer of the Year!  Announced at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association (TDLA), the award is given to the TDLA member who has made significant contributions to advancing the civil defense practice in Tennessee.  […]

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Lockett Named 2020 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Mobile

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Burgess Speaks at National USLAW Event

Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgess (Tallahassee, FL) was a featured speaker at the 2019 USLAW Network Retail and Hospitality Law Exchange in New Orleans, LA.  In a presentation titled “Big Brother as Referee: Don’t Strike Out with Fair Play,” Betsy and attorney Robyn F. McGrath of Sweeney & Sheehan, P.C. (Philadelphia, PA) […]

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