Carr Allison Celebrates 27 Years!!

Congratulations to our visionary founding partners who took a leap of faith 27 years ago and formed Carr Allison.  We celebrate everyone who has contributed to shaping our once small Birmingham law firm into the thriving and well-known Southeastern presence it is today.

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Zwilling to Present Webinar on New DOL Independent Contractor Rule

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor published new rules for classifying individuals as employees or independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The changes will require that countless workers previously classified as independent contractors now be classified as employees.  Those employees will become entitled to […]

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Sherman and Sausaman Win Summary Judgment

The plaintiff filed suit against the City of Marathon and its Councilman alleging negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and assault. Austin and Alison moved for summary disposition due to plaintiff’s failure to comply with Section 768.28, Florida Statutes, Failure to State a Cause of Action, and the Councilman’s entitlement […]

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Smith Obtains Summary Judgment

Grant Smith of our Birmingham, Alabama office obtained summary judgment in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County (AL) on behalf of a national restaurant client.  The plaintiff in the case alleged she slipped on an unknown substance present on the floor of the restaurant.   The defense argued that the plaintiff […]

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Carr Allison’s Tom Oliver Named President

Carr Allison co-founder and shareholder Thomas L. Oliver, II has been elected as the firm’s third president. Throughout Carr Allison’s nearly 30-year history, Tom has held various leadership roles including serving on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee and as chair of the Business Development and Marketing Committee. […]

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Zwilling Presents Webinar on How to Not Get Sued for Discrimination or Harassment

No employer wants to be sued, but employment-related lawsuits are on the rise and jury verdicts in employment cases are out of control.  There are steps every employer can take to greatly reduce the likelihood of being sued for discrimination or harassment. In the event a lawsuit is filed, those […]

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Ross Selected for Membership in the ACTA

Carr Allison Shareholder Brett Ross has been selected for membership in the American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA). A nationally known attorney, Brett has practiced in the transportation arena for 29 years. ACTA is a select group of 32 transportation defense lawyers from across the United States that serves as […]

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Oliver, Vann and Team Obtain Favorable Verdict

Carr Allison shareholders Tom Oliver and Dennis Vann successfully defended a hazmat motor carrier in a week-long trial in Birmingham (AL). The case was brought following an incident in 2019 that alleged the motor carrier unloaded a chemical into the wrong tank creating a hazardous gas cloud affecting numerous employees […]

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