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  • SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA REVERSES $1.2M VERDICT IN CASE ALLEGING RETALIATORY DISCHARGE PURSUANT TO ALABAMA CODE §25-5-11.1

    Jun 16

    Guyoungtech USA, Inc. v. Dees, 2014 Ala. Lexis 83 (Released June 6, 2014) In this case, which was tried in Conecuh County, Alabama, the 30 year old female Plaintiff alleged that she was terminated by her employer in retaliation for …

  • American Cast Iron Pipe Co., v. Sharon Blackmon

    Jun 02

    In this decision from our Court of Civil Appeals, the court examined and ultimately reversed the trial court’s judgment holding that insufficient evidence was presented to warrant treatment of the employee’s wrist injury as an injury to a nonscheduled member. …

  • Austin v Providence Hospital

    Mar 31

    In this decision from our Court of Civil Appeals, the court examined a decision by the trial court granting summary judgment in favor of the employer and its third party administrator (TPA.) in this case the employer and employee had …

  • Brown v Dixie Contracting

    Mar 31

    In this decision the Court of Civil Appeals was asked to review the Trial Court’s judgment holding that the employee was not entitled to worker’s compensation benefits, which was based on its conclusion that the employee was not an employee …

  • Firm News

  • Stephen Christie Successfully Defends Subsequent Employer By proving Fall at Work was “Successive Compensable Injury” Resulting From Injuries Sustained in Previous Employment

    Feb 19

    Representing retailer Dillard’s, Stephen Christie successfully defended a claim by an employee (and her previous employer, Belk) that she sustained a Successive compensable injury to her knee while working for Dillard’s, after she had previously sustained a compensable injury to …