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    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…

    Huie Welcomes New Associate Attorney – Bret Thompson

    We are pleased to welcome Bret Thompson to Huie as an associate attorney. Bret, a lateral hire with previous commercial and general litigation experience, joins the firm’s product liability, insurance coverage and defense and transportation practice groups. He earned his BA in History from Birmingham-Southern College and his JD from Cumberland School of Law at…

    Summary Judgment in Fraud and Breach of Contract Matter

    Huie attorneys Bart Cannon, Woods Parker and Cameron Rentschler recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of Ford Motor Company (“FMC”) and Ford Motor Service Company (“FMSC”) in a case involving allegations of fraud and breach of contract. The plaintiff alleged that FMC and/or FMSC misrepresented the terms of an extended service plan (“ESP”) thereby inducing…

    Summary Judgment for Thompson and Heavy Equipment Client

    Will Thompson, an associate attorney at Huie, recently obtained summary judgment on all claims for a regional heavy equipment dealership in the Bessemer Division of the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama. The case arose from a workplace accident in which the Plaintiff suffered severe injuries when he attempted to lower the canopy of a…

    Greg Schuck and Phil Collins Named BBJ Best of the Bar 2021

    We are pleased to announce that Huie partners Greg Schuck and Phil Collins are among the outstanding legal talent featured in the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) Best of the Bar for 2021. The BBJ Best of the Bar Awards honor the best and brightest in the Magic City’s legal field across a range of practice…

  • 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…