Carr Allison takes great pride in the strength of our Workers’ Compensation practice. During the last several years, many national corporations have turned to Carr Allison to provide solutions to the workers’ compensation issues they encounter. Our firm provides litigation and consultation support throughout the States of Alabama, Florida and Mississippi to such representative companies as ACE USA, Alabama Retail Comp, Boyd Brothers Transportation, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Community Health Systems, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Brasfield and Gorrie, Parker-Hannifin Corporation, Ryder Services Corporation, Sysco Corporation, Tyson Foods, Inc., Koch Foods, VF Corporation, and Weyerhaeuser.  Carr Allison has been selected as preferred counsel for numerous insurance companies writing workers’ compensation insurance, such as AmComp Pinnacle, Federated, Liberty Mutual, Wausau and Zurich NA Insurance.  In addition to representing and advising clients with regard to workers’ compensation law, our attorneys represent numerous clients in related cases involving retaliatory discharge claims.

Carr Allison’s attorneys also work with such third-party administrators as Crawford & Company, Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., Everest, SIS (Self-Insured Services), Sedgwick James & Company, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Southern Risk Services and Underwriters Safety & Claims.  Our attorneys are often requested to provide assistance to these companies and their clients to qualify for self-insured operating authority.

Carr Allison’s attorneys have served as Officers of the State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section.  Our attorneys are regularly requested to write articles and speak on workers’ compensation issues by such groups as the Department of Industrial Relations, national and state workers’ compensation organizations and numerous industry groups.

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Carr Allison Selects Seven New Shareholders and Three New Counsel

Carr Allison is pleased to announce that Rob Arnwine, Jennifer Smith Baker, Carrie Hodge Bates, Michael C. Guarino and Jeffrey G. Miller (Birmingham, AL), Pamela Springrose Hallford (Dothan, AL) and Jonathan R. Maples (Mobile, AL) have been named as Shareholders.  Kevin Blodgett and Todd C. Hunter, Jr. (Tallahassee, FL) and […]

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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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