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    Duncan and Collins Successful Appeal to Alabama Supreme Court

    Huie partners Joe Duncan and Phil Collins were successful in their appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court in DISA Industries, Inc. v. Gregory Bell. In the AEMLD and negligence case, a $500k verdict was overturned. In 2000, Union Foundry entered into a contract with DISA’s predecessor for the purchase and installation of a new molding system. The contract…

    Huie Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List

    We are pleased to announce that Huie partners Bryan Paul and Jimmy Brady have been selected for the 2018 edition of the Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List. This accolade honors the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished legal partners of the age of 40 or younger. These emerging leaders have been deemed the most…

    Bazemore Defense Win Featured in DRI’s The Voice

    A recent defense win for Tom Bazemore, a partner at Huie, was featured in an issue of DRI‘s The Voice, a weekly e-newsletter. In the matter, a federal judge in Louisiana found that the plaintiffs’ primary liability expert’s opinions were unreliable, granting judgment to Ford Motor Company in a design defect case and dismissing the suit on the morning of…

    Paul and Parker Secure Dismissal for Home Inspector

    Huie attorneys E. Bryan Paul and R. Woods Parker, Jr. obtained a dismissal in the Circuit Court of Shelby County on May 15, 2018.  Paul and Parker successfully obtained the dismissal on behalf of a home inspector who was accused of negligence, fraud, and breach of contract arising from a residential home inspection.  Plaintiffs sought…

    Alan Thomas Among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

    Alan Thomas, a partner at Huie, is among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for Alabama in 2018. Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. To be considered for selection, an attorney…

    Huie Recognized in Chambers USA 2018 Legal Rankings

    In the Chambers USA 2018 guide, Huie received two recognitions. First, the firm was named a Leading Law Firm in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. Additionally, Stan Cash and Alan Thomas were included in the listing for Litigation: General Commercial top-ranked attorneys. The rankings were compiled by the guide’s independent, London-based publisher, Chambers & Partners. Chambers guides are the culmination of…

  • 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

    Bryan Paul Contributes to Home Inspector State-by-State Guide

    Huie partner Bryan Paul was selected to contribute to the Alabama section of the 2018 State-by-State Guide: Enforceability of Limited Liability Clauses in Home Inspector Pre-Inspection Contracts. The Guide, produced by The Hanover Insurance Company and other contributing attorneys, is available here. Within his practice, BP has represented a wide variety of individuals, companies and insurers.…

    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…

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