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    Huie Named in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

    In the Chambers USA 2022 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. Chambers ranks lawyers and law firms on several factors and considerations, all of which are investigated by a research team. Rankings at…

    Morgan Turner Joins Huie as an Associate Attorney

    We are pleased to announce that Morgan Turner has joined Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP as an associate attorney. “We are excited for Morgan to grow her career at Huie,” said John Herndon, Managing Partner. “Her prior professional experience coupled with her unwavering commitment to provide the best representation to our clients makes Morgan a…

    De Martenson (February 22, 1947 – July 8, 2022)

    It is with heavy hearts we announce that Eugene “De” Martenson passed away on Friday, July 8, 2022. Although deeply saddened, we are greatly honored to be able to carry his legacy forward at HUIE. De practiced law at Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP for more than 50 years. As an attorney, he was experienced,…

    Huie Welcomes New Associate Attorney – Brian Donald

    We are pleased to welcome Brian Donald to Huie as a new associate attorney. Brian, a lateral hire, joins the firm’s nursing home litigation, medical malpractice and insurance coverage and defense practice groups. He earned his BA in History from The University of Alabama and his JD from The University of Alabama School of Law.…

    Alan Thomas Listed in WWL: Product Liability Defence 2022

    Alan Thomas has been selected by Who’s Who Legal (WWL)’s independent research with clients and peers as being among the world’s highest-ranking lawyers as part of the 2022 edition of WWL: Product Liability Defence 2022. This year, WWL highlighted 684 practitioners across the globe for their unparalleled expertise in product liability defence. Their top-tier work…

  • 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…