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    Huie Welcomes Caroline Sims, a Former U.S. Staff Attorney

    We are pleased to welcome Caroline Sims to our team. Sims joins Huie as an associate. Sims, a lateral hire, previously worked in the Staff Attorney’s Office of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta. She now concentrates her law practice in the areas of municipal/governmental litigation, workers’ compensation and employment litigation.…

    Clay Clark Named a Fellow of The College of WC Lawyers

    Huie partner Clay Clark has been approved by the Board of Governors to become a Fellow of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. The 12th Annual Induction Dinner will take place on Saturday, March 3rd in Nashville, Tenn. The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers was established to honor attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their…

    Defense Verdict for Insurance Client for Bazemore and Brady

    On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Huie partners Tom Bazemore and Jimmy Brady secured a defense verdict for Allstate Insurance Company. The four-day jury trial took place in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. The lawsuit arose from a fire that occurred at the plaintiff’s home. The plaintiff alleged claims of breach of contract and sought…

    Clay Clark Honored for Excellence in Workers’ Compensation

    We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, December 7, 2017, Huie senior partner Clay Clark received the Robert W. Lee Award for Excellence in Workers’ Compensation from the Birmingham Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section. This recognition, which is given in memory of Birmingham plaintiff attorney Robert W. Lee, is awarded each year to one attorney who…

    Sproule Secures Defense Verdict in Georgia

    Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart Partner Gordon Sproule secured a defense verdict in Georgia for a major automotive manufacturer in a breach of warranty matter. Sproule, a member of the State Bar of Georgia, frequently represents automobile manufacturers and distributors in product liability and warranty cases throughout the Southeast. In this case, Plaintiff claimed that the vehicle in…

    Huie Welcomes New Attorney – Melissa Sinor

    We are pleased to welcome new attorney Melissa Sinor. Melissa joins Huie as an associate. Sinor, a lateral hire with previous defense litigation experience, joins the firm’s product liability, medical malpractice and insurance coverage and defense practice groups. She earned her BA from Auburn University and her JD from Florida State University College of Law.

  • Decisions

    2017 Alabama Medical Malpractice Appellate Decisions

    Walter Price provides insight into recent case law related to 2017 Alabama medical malpractice appellate court decisions. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: Exception to Rule That a Breach of the Standard of Care and Causation Must Be Establish by Expert Testimony Statute of Limitations Applicable to Indemnity Action Summary Judgment…

    2017 Alabama Appellate Courts Insurance Law Decisions

    Walter Price provides insight into recent case law related to significant 2017 Alabama appellate court insurance law decisions. The focus of these decisions is on auto insurance coverage. Specifically, he examines the following issues and their relevant case law: Tortfeasor’s Bankruptcy Does Not Prohibit Underinsured Motorist Claim Application of “Household Exclusion” Does Not Render Vehicle an Uninsured…

    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.

  • Articles

    FDCC Publishes Insurance Article by Tom Bazemore

    Author: Tom Bazemore Title: “Picking Up the Tab When You Weren’t Invited to Dinner: An Insured’s Effort to Collect a Consent Judgment to the Surprise of the Insurer” FDCC Insights: A Journal for Defense and Corporate Counsel, June 2017 The obligation of an insurer to defend an insured is universally recognized as broader than an insurer’s obligation…

    Duncan Article Published in CLM Construction Claims

    “Builders vs. Mother Earth: Coastal construction growth promises more builders claims for natural catastrophe damage” By: Joe Duncan and Russ Patane Construction Claims Summer 2017, Volume 2, Issue 2 According to the Insurance Information Institute, 2016 insured natural disasters in the United States accounted for more than $23.8 billion in damages. Worldwide, the total estimated damages…

    John Isaac Southerland Personal Jurisdiction Article Published

    “Where will suit be filed? Personal jurisdiction considerations when engaging in joint development of autonomous vehicle technology” By: John Isaac Southerland and Alex Thrasher Automotive Testing Technology International Winter 2017 Introduction The idea of a network of fully autonomous vehicles zooming across roads and highways elicits visions of human passengers within casually reading the newspaper,…

    Walt Price Contributes to PLDF 50 State Survey of Privity Laws

    Walt Price was selected to contribute to the Alabama section of the Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF) 50 State Survey of Privity Laws.  The survey, prepared by members of the 2016 and 2017 Lawyers Professional Liability Committee, is available here. The 50 state survey provides an overview of the applicability of privity to causes of actions…

    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…

    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…

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