Carr Allison Wins Defense Verdict

Shareholder David L. McAlister and Associate Bain Hanning, from Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office, successfully defended their client in a Jefferson County (AL) circuit court jury trial.  The matter involved a premises liability claim, where the Plaintiff alleged to have sustained a slip-and-fall at a restaurant located in Birmingham.  The […]

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Tom Oliver Receives O’Hagan Award from USLAW NETWORK

Thomas L. Oliver, II (Birmingham, AL) has been named the 2019 recipient of USLAW NETWORK’s O’Hagan Award.  The award is named after Jim O’Hagan, a founding member of USLAW, and is given annually by the USLAW Chair to a USLAW member(s) who demonstrates outstanding service and commitment to the organization’s […]

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New DOL Overtime Rule in Effect Jan 1, 2020

As expected, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule on September 24, 2019 regarding salaried employees and overtime pay.  Effective January 1, 2020, employees who make less than $35,568 per year are eligible for overtime pay. Under the new rule, to be exempt from overtime pay […]

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Adair to Speak at EPLI ExecuSummit

Shareholder Brett Adair (Birmingham, AL) will speak at the 15th Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) ExecuSummit, which will be held in Uncasville, CT on September 24th and 25th.  Brett will join a panel in a seminar titled “ Protected Activity Under the NLRA and the New NLRB Test for […]

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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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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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Bates Obtains Defense Win

  Birmingham attorney Carrie Bates obtained a judgment for the defense following a trial in a recent trucking case.  The plaintiff claimed a driver for the defendant-company struck her vehicle and then continued driving, leaving the scene.  The plaintiff further alleged a witness identified the vehicle down the road as […]

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