Retail and Hospitality Team Obtains Defense Verdict

Shareholder Glenn E. Ireland and Associate Angel A. Darmer recently obtained a defense verdict for a regional fast food chain in a jury trial held in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. Plaintiff’s Complaint alleged claims of Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, and the Tort of Outrage against the fast food chain. After trying the case before a jury, Glenn and Angel successfully obtained dismissal of Plaintiff’s Negligent Supervision and Outrage claims under a Rule 50 Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law. Plaintiff’s Assault and Battery claims were submitted to the jury, which returned a defense verdict in favor of the client.  Post-trial, Glenn and Angel successfully moved for a Rule 54 Order taxing costs against Plaintiff on behalf of their client, as the prevailing party.  At this time, they are moving forward with collection efforts of litigation expenses pursuant to the award of costs in favor of their client.



Zwilling to Present Webinar on Attorney/Client Communications

Carr Allison shareholder Melisa Zwilling is scheduled to present a free webinar on December 7 at 1:00 PM (CT). This webinar will discuss some steps that should be taken to ensure the attorney/client privilege is not inadvertently waived with regard to communications with counsel.  In addition, she will discuss some […]

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Palmer Selected for Alabama State Bar’s Leadership Forum

Carr Allison attorney Steve Palmer has been selected to participate in the 2024 Alabama State Bar’s (ASB) Leadership Forum Class 18.  Steve practices in Carr Allison’s Birmingham (AL) office where his focus is workers’ compensation litigation defense.  Steve is a graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, Duke […]

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3 Carr Allison Attorneys Named to 2023 Super Lawyers

Carr Allison is excited to announce that three attorneys have been named to the 2023 Super Lawyers® list. Attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers® by a rigorous process of peer nominations, peer evaluations and third party research.  Congratulations!   Below is a list of attorneys included. Russell Allison (Birmingham, AL) […]

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