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Defense Win for Oliver, DeLisle and Saunders

Shareholders Tom Oliver and Sara Beth DeLisle and Associate Anna Saunders recently obtained partial summary judgment on behalf of a major transportation client in a lawsuit arising out of a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer and passenger vehicle in Calhoun County.  The plaintiff alleged she was injured due to […]

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Weaver to Speak on FDLA Panel

Associate Kyle Weaver of Carr Allison’s Tallahassee (FL) office will speak on a free panel to all FDLA members on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 12 pm.  Alongside Weaver will be a toxicologist and an insurance claims representative to discuss “A Toxicological Route to Answering Questions of Legal Liability.”  The […]

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Hallford to Participate in USLAW Presentation

Shareholder Pam Hallford of Carr Allison’s Dothan (AL) office will participate in a By Women For Women discussion on combatting potential mega-verdicts on Thursday July 30, 2020, at 3 pm as part of the USLAW Network’s month-long Celebration of Women.  The panel presentation, “Combatting Mega-Verdicts:  Anchors Away!,” will address strategies, […]

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Zwilling to Present Medicare Compliance Webinar

Shareholder Melisa C. Zwilling of Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office will present a free webinar on Thursday August 27th from 1-2 pm (CDT). During the webinar on the Medicare Secondary Payer Act, Melisa will discuss current trends, case law and other important topics. In addition, one hour of adjuster continuing […]

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Defense Win for Martin in Chattanooga

Carr Allison’s Shareholder Sean W. Martin (Chattanooga, TN) obtained a full dismissal of a subcontractor in a lawsuit arising out of a residential construction project gone bad.  Martin’s client was responsible for installing manufactured stone on the exterior of the plaintiff’s lake house in Middle Tennessee.  The plaintiffs took no […]

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Defense Win for Sausaman and Vickers in Jacksonville

Shareholder Heath Vickers and Counsel Alison Sausaman, of Carr Allison’s Jacksonville (FL) office, prevailed on dispositive motions in a Section 1983 case alleging that an officer performed an unreasonable search and used excessive force during the course of an arrest. The court granted their motion to dismiss all claims against […]

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Complying with the Fair Labor Standards Act

Never before have employment laws been more complicated or difficult to apply as they are now. Issues such as temporary business closures, employees working from home and the need for a significant increase in effort required from “essential” workers greatly complicate matters. Check out the article below for general guidance […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes Summer Law Clerks in Birmingham

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2020 law clerks.  These students will work alongside attorneys and staff in our Birmingham (AL) office to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand. Top Row (L-R):  Brikk Bralley, Emily Robinson and Sarah Rosenthal, rising 2Ls at […]

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Carr Allison Welcomes Summer Law Clerks in Mobile

Meet Carr Allison’s talented 2020 law clerks.  These students, both from The University of Mississippi School of Law, will work alongside attorneys and staff in our Mobile (AL) office to gain a deeper understanding of the practice of law and experience life at Carr Allison first-hand. (L-R): Sarah Hildebrand, rising […]

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COVID-19 Response Team and Resources (Updated 8/25)

Below are links to all the resources about COVID-19.  If you have any questions regarding COVID-19 and your obligations as an employer, please do not hesitate to contact someone on our Carr Allison COVID-19 Response Team.   Carr Allison Resource Teams Carr Allison Response Team: Click Here Carr Allison Workers’ Compensation […]

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EEOC Addresses Right of Employers to Require Periodic COVID-19 Testing and Other Issues

As the pandemic continues to evolve, the EEOC has been providing updates addressing new questions that have arisen concerning Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws. To learn more about these questions and answers click here.  

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DOL Issues Updated Guidance to Assist Employers with School-Related Leave Under the FFCRA

The Department of Labor recently issued guidance to provide assistance to employers trying to determine what leave is required when schools are closed, or partially closed, as a result of COVID-19. To learn more about what this means for you, Click Here.  

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