Moss and Barrow Earn Summary Judgment

Shareholder W. Walker Moss and Associate Ben Barrow of our Birmingham (AL) office,  recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of a local construction contractor in a liability and co-employee liability lawsuit pending in Shelby County (AL).  The lawsuit was initiated when the plaintiff alleged he was injured due to the defendant’s negligent and wanton conduct while working for the defendant. The plaintiff also alleged the defendant intentionally modified a safety device leading to the accident that caused the plaintiff’s injuries.

The defense argued that the exclusive remedy provision of the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act applied and the defendant was therefore immune from all tort claims brought against him and his company. The defendant also argued he could not be deemed both an employer and an employee under the law, and therefore the co-employee liability claim brought against him was due to be dismissed.  The court agreed, finding that the defendant was immune from all tort claims, including the claim for co-employee liability.  The court expressly concluded that all of the plaintiff’s tort claims failed as a matter of law and were due to be dismissed with prejudice.


Oliver and Smith Successful at Trial

Tom Oliver and Glenn Smith successfully tried a serious injury case in Mobile, Alabama for one of our great motor carrier clients. The case was tried against the top plaintiff firm in South Alabama. Great results!

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Community Involvement Spotlight: Sherman Coordinates Special Olympics Florida Event

Earlier this month, Carr Allison attorney Austin Sherman coordinated the annual “Pin Pals: Strikes for Special Olympics” through the Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers, raising thousands for Special Olympics of Florida. Over 15 law firms participated, and many local businesses donated items for raffle. We’re proud to sponsor this event […]

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Summer 2024 Law Clerks

Meet our 2024 law clerks. This summer 25 law students from seven law schools will work side by side with our staff and attorneys to learn more about the practice of law and life at Carr Allison. We’re excited to have these accomplished, intelligent and hard working individuals in our […]

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