Nixon and Wiley Earn Defense Verdict in Jury Trial

Aaron Wiley and Faith Nixon successfully defended their client in a circuit court jury trial in Monroe County, Alabama.  The matter involved a rear-end accident in a private parking lot.  The Plaintiff claimed that he suffered a torn shoulder labrum, among other injuries, and required two surgeries.  The Plaintiff asked the jury for extensive damages, including lost wages, pain and suffering, mental anguish and property damage.  At trial, Wiley argued that the Plaintiff’s alleged injuries were not caused by the Defendant’s actions.  After deliberating for only 14 minutes, the jury returned with a defense verdict.

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Carr Allison Selects Seven New Shareholders and Three New Counsel

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National Labor Relations Board Ruling on Joint Employer Liability

On December 14, 2017, in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) overturned an Obama-era rule that held employers potentially liable for labor-law violations committed by their franchisees and subcontractors absent direct control over the terms and conditions of employment.  Prior to the decision in Hy-Brand, a […]

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Nixon Prevails for Defense

Faith Nixon of Carr Allison’s Mobile, Alabama office successfully defended her client in a circuit court jury trial in Baldwin County, Alabama.  The Plaintiff claimed that construction work on the client’s property caused his retaining wall to fail during a flood.  He also asserted a claim for continuing trespass of […]

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