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    Huie Attorneys Successfully Defend Long-Term Care Facility

    Huie attorneys Gordon Sproule, Jennifer Egbe, and Alex Underwood successfully defended a long-term care facility in a medical malpractice case that was arbitrated in June of 2021. The wrongful death action was brought by the estate of a nursing home resident who claimed that the nursing home failed to properly inspect, assess, diagnose, and treat…

    Cannon Obtains Defense Verdict in Ford Warranty-Related Trial

    Huie partner Bart Cannon recently received a defense verdict in favor of Ford Motor Company following a trial involving allegations related to a F-250 Super Duty pickup truck. The plaintiff testified at trial that he was driving the truck through an intersection when the truck’s engine suddenly stopped and would not crank. Plaintiff alleged that…

    Huie Receives Numerous Accolades in 2022 Best Lawyers Listings

    In the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, Huie attorneys received numerous accolades, including two attorneys named as “Lawyer of the Year”, 22 attorneys received 49 placements across 14 practice areas in the 2022 Best Lawyers listings and our group received the “Top-Listed” City Award designation for Litigation – Insurance in Birmingham. Best Lawyers is the…

    Huie Obtains Unanimous Defense Verdict in Seat Belt Case

    Huie trial lawyers Greg Schuck and Elizabeth Davis McCoy tried a case for Ford Motor Company to a unanimous defense verdict on August 3, 2021, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. The case arose out of a single vehicle rollover crash in Lawrence County, Alabama, in which the Plaintiff’s…

    Huie Receives Multiple Honors in Chambers USA 2021 Guide

    In the Chambers USA 2021 guide, Huie received multiple honors. Huie was named a Leading Law Firm in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area, and Alan Thomas was included in the Litigation: General Commercial top-ranked attorneys listing. The Chambers USA 2021 guide covers practice areas in all 50 states and Washington, DC, covering up to 79 individual…

  • Decisions

    2018 Alabama Appellate Courts Insurance Law Decisions

    Huie provides insight into recent case law related to significant 2018 Alabama appellate court insurance law decisions. Relatively few insurance-related decisions were released in 2018.  However, the focus of the decisions included in this summary is on underinsured motorist and negligent procurement claims. Specifically, we examine the following issues and their relevant case law: UIM Subrogation Claim…

    2018 Alabama Medical Malpractice Appellate Decisions

    Huie provides insight into recent case law related to 2018 Alabama medical malpractice appellate court decisions. Specifically, we examine the following issues and their relevant case law: $10 Million Failure to Diagnose Meningitis Verdict Reversed Physician Acting as Emergency Department Physician Versus Hospitalist Physician Failure to Report an Emergency to a Consulting Physician Still Requires…

    2017 Alabama Medical Malpractice Appellate Decisions

    Huie provides insight into recent case law related to 2017 Alabama medical malpractice appellate court decisions. Specifically, we examine 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 Affirmed…

    2017 Alabama Appellate Courts Insurance Law Decisions

    Huie 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, we examine 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

    Huie provides insight into recent case law related to 2016 Alabama appellate insurance law decisions. Specifically, we examine 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

    Huie provides insight into recent case law related to 2016 medical malpractice appellate decisions in Alabama. Specifically, we examine 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.

  • Articles

    Huie Partners Published in Construction Law 2020 Compendium

    Huie is a member of ALFA International, the premier network of independent law firms. ALFA International’s Construction Law Practice Group recently prepared a 2020 Compendium, which is a state-by-state resource on important construction law issues. Huie partners Jimmy Brady, Bart Cannon and Brent Almond authored the section for Alabama. The Compendium provides a synopsis of…

    Huie Attorneys Published in American Journal of Trial Advocacy

    “Stop the Madness: Making Reasonable Amendments to Rule 30(b)(6) Once and for All” American Journal of Trial Advocacy Spring 2019 Volume 42, Number 2   By: Greg Schuck John Isaac Southerland Will Thompson   OVERVIEW Since its inception, Rule 30(b)(6) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure has become a widely used discovery device whereby…

    Huie Attorneys Co-Author Alabama Data Breach Notification Act Article

    Title: “The ABCs and 123s of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018: Will Your Company Be Compliance Ready by June 1, 2018?” Authors: Daniel Fortune, Jeremy Gaddy and Bart Cannon; Alabama Construction News, April-June 2018   Governor Ivey recently signed the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018 into law. The Act, which went into effect…

    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…

    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,…

    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…