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    Huie Leads Employment Law Webinar for Contractors

    On Wednesday, June 14th, Huie hosted a webinar entitled: “A Closer Look: Emerging Employment Law Issues For Contractors.” Led by partners Kelly May, Joe Duncan and Megan Jones, the in-depth discussion focused on employment law “hot topics.” The attorneys reviewed the following topics: wrongful/retaliatory discharge, workers’ compensation claims and settlements, ADA/ADEA claims, etc. To view the…

    John Isaac Southerland to Co-Chair and Speak at National Forum

    Huie partner John Isaac Southerland will co-chair and speak at the 10th National Forum on Automotive Product Liability Litigation. This conference takes place in Chicago June 15-16. Now in its 10th year, ACI’s Automotive Product Liability Litigation conference is the highest level national event on the market. It’s the only one that combines federal and state…

    Huie Ranked in Chambers USA 2017; Named Leading Law Firm

    Huie received recognition in the Chambers USA 2017 guide as a Leading Law Firm in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. Additionally, Stan Cash and Alan Thomas were included in the listing for top-ranked Litigation: General Commercial attorneys. The rankings were compiled by the guide’s independent, London-based publisher, Chambers & Partners. Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of…

    Bob Blackburn – Birmingham Bar 2017 Future Leaders Forum

    Huie attorney Bob Blackburn will participate in the Birmingham Bar Association 2017 Future Leaders Forum. The BBA Future Leaders Forum cultivates leaders from among a group of attorneys who have been in practice for 3-8 years. From the selected attorneys, past participants of the Forum have gone on to leadership roles at work, the Bar and elsewhere…

    Huie Defense Verdict in Blount County, Alabama

    Huie attorneys Joe Duncan and Bob Blackburn secured a defense verdict in favor of a railroad tie manufacturer on May 3, 2017, in Blount County, Alabama. In the case, an Oneonta man and his step-daughter alleged that the manufacturer sold him wood that contained harmful chemicals to use as firewood.  The wood was purchased in…

    Huie Welcomes New Attorney – Woods Parker

    We are pleased to announce that Woods Parker has joined Huie, bringing our total number of attorneys to 44. A recent graduate, Parker joins the firm as an associate. Parker joins Huie’s automotive litigation and product liability practice groups. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from The University of Alabama and completed the Juris Doctor…

  • Decisions

    2016 Alabama Appellate Insurance Law Decisions

    Walter Price provides insight into recent case law related to 2016 Alabama appellate insurance law decisions. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: Notice to Insurer’s Apparent Agent Change in Life Insurance Beneficiary to One With No Insurable Interest Mysterious Disappearance Exclusion Policy Reformation Read the full report here.

    2016 Alabama Medical Malpractice Appellate Decisions

    Walter Price provides insight into recent case law related to 2016 medical malpractice appellate decisions in Alabama. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: Application of the AMLA Statute of Repose Commencement of a Medical Malpractice Action for Statute of Limitations Purposes Read the full report here.

    2015 Alabama Medical Malpractice Decisions

    Walter Price provides insight into recent case law related to medical malpractice decisions in Alabama. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: Alabama Medical Liability Act Does Not Apply to Claims of Sexual Assault Proof of Breach of the Standard of Care by Expert Testimony Read the full report here.

    2015 Alabama Insurance Law Decisions

    Walter Price provides insight into recent case law related to insurance in Alabama. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: UIM Subrogation/Attorney Fee Decision UIM Carrier’s Advance of Tortfeasor’s Limits CGL Duty to Defend Other Insurance Life Insurance Application – Duty-to-Read Read the full report here.

    2013 Alabama Medical Malpractice Decisions

    Huie partner Walter Price looks at recent case law related to 2013 Alabama medical malpractice decisions. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: Similarly Situated Expert Witness Need for Expert Testimony Read the full report here.

  • Articles

    Medical Malpractice Litigation Article Published in ADLA Journal

    “Issues In Today’s Medical Malpractice Litigation Employees, Agents, and More – Claims of Hospital Liability for Physician Conduct” By: Walter Price, Martha Thompson and Jennifer “JD” Segers Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal Spring 2017 Traditionally, physicians have not been employees of the hospital; rather, they actually have been independent contractors with staff privileges giving them the…

    “Clinical Basics and Current Liability Issues” Published by DRI

    “Anesthesia Litigation – Clinical Basics and Current Liability Issues” By: Walter Price and Jennifer “JD” Segers For the Defense, a DRI publication May 2017 It is notable that Oliver Wendell Holmes was the first, in 1846, to use the term “anesthesia” to describe the state of amnesia, analgesia, and narcosis, which made painless surgery possible.…

    Huie Automotive Attorneys Published in For The Defense, a DRI Publication

    “General Jurisdiction Challenges and Jurisdictional Discovery Post Daimler AG v. Bauman” By: John Isaac Southerland, Jeremy Gaddy and Elizabeth Davis For the Defense, a DRI publication April 2017 In 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014), purportedly to clarify and reaffirm the law on…

    David Brown Co-Authors “Manufacturer Liability for Used Durable Medical Equipment”

    “Manufacturer Liability for Used Durable Medical Equipment” By: David Brown and Gretchen Schuler Litigation Management Winter 2017 “Used wheelchair for sale – just like new. Barely been used. Still under warranty. Each piece of equipment is in good working order, cleaned and inspected by factory trained technicians.” In today’s day and age, products and goods…

    Huie Construction Indemnity Clauses & AI Provisions Webinar

    A Closer Look: Construction Indemnity Clauses and Additional Insured Provisions Webinar As construction contracts continue to become an increased source of litigation, they also continue to create insurance coverage “gaps” for many companies. On December 6, 2016, Joe Duncan, Jeremy Gaddy and Bart Cannon led an in-depth discussion on construction and contractor-related indemnity clauses and…

    Additional Theories for Hospital Direct and Vicarious Liability

    “Additional Theories for Hospital Direct and Vicarious Liability” By: Walt Price and David Fleming Professional Liability Defense Quarterly PLDQ Fall 2016 Presuming that juries will more likely return a verdict against a hospital than a local physician, or in search of a “deep pocket,” attorneys representing injured patients have sought to hold hospitals vicariously liable…

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