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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Kirkpatrick to Speak on Opioid Crisis at 2019 WCI Conference

Shareholder Donald “Bo” Kirkpatrick, II (Birmingham, AL) is a featured speaker at the 74th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference on Monday, August 12th in Orlando FL.  Bo’s presentation, “The Opium of the Working Masses: Understanding the Opioid Crisis and its Intersections with Workers’ Compensation Law” will survey the most common […]

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Carr Allison’s Jacksonville Attorneys Earn Defense Verdict

Carr Allison attorneys Johnny Sarber, Heath Vickers and Marissa de los Reyes (Jacksonville, FL) obtained a complete defense verdict following a four-day jury trial in the trucking case of Allen v. Nationalight, Nyambuti, and Sublett in Duval County (Jacksonville) Florida.  Plaintiff claimed Defendant driver Sublett turned left in front of […]

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Carr Allison attorneys Kathy Davis (l), one of the original 12 participants at the USLAW Network’s Women’s Connection, and Elizabeth “Betsy” Burgess (r), current Women’s Connection Vice Chair, share a moment at the 2019 event.  More than 120 participants from across the country gathered for a fun, informative and inspiring […]

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Carr Allison Hosts Summer Law Clerks

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2019 summer law clerks!  These students worked alongside attorneys and staff in our Birmingham and Mobile (AL), Gulfport (MS) and Tallahassee (FL) offices to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand.   Birmingham: Front Row (L-R): Peyton […]

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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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Martin and Petherick Author Amicus Brief for TN Supreme Court

Shareholder Sean W. Martin and Associate Michael J. Petherick from Carr Allison’s Chattanooga (TN) office authored an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association in the case of Jodi McClay v. Airport Management Services LLC.  The amicus brief supported the constitutionality of the Tennessee statute which […]

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