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    Huie Joins ALFA International Global Firm Network

    We are pleased to announce that Huie is now a member of ALFA International, a global network of independent law firms.  Founded in 1980, ALFA International was the first and continues to be one of the largest and strongest legal networks. It has 150 members firms throughout the world, including 80 U.S. firms with offices…

    Huie and Alan Thomas Listed in Chambers USA 2019 Guide

    In the Chambers USA 2019 guide, Huie received two recognitions. First, the firm was named a Leading Law Firm in the Litigation: General Commercial practice area. Additionally, Alan Thomas was 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…

    BBJ Names Martenson and Sydnor Best of the Bar Winners

    De Martenson and Allen Sydnor were unveiled as winners of the Birmingham Business Journal’s Best of the Bar Awards, which honor excellence in Birmingham’s legal industry. The BBJ Best of the Bar Awards are meant to honor the best and brightest in Birmingham’s legal field across a range of practice industries. Honorees were chosen based…

    Huie Welcomes New Associate Attorney – Kimberly Jones

    We are pleased to welcome Kimberly Jones to Huie as an associate attorney. Jones, a lateral hire with previous defense litigation experience, joins the firm’s insurance defense, fraud/bad faith, employment litigation and product liability practice groups. She earned her BA from Auburn University and her JD from The University of Alabama School of Law. “Kimberly…

    Huie Attorneys Receive Top Flight Recognition from B-Metro

    Jennifer Egbe, Jennifer “JD” Segers and Jim Shaw recently received Top Flight recognition from B-Metro in 2019 top attorney listing. Each year, B-Metro compiles a list of the region’s attorneys who receive Top Flight recognition. The Top Lawyers are determined by outside research companies and peer nominations. Criteria include education, involvement in professional organizations and community service. Jennifer specializes…

  • 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 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…

    “Clinical Basics and Current Liability Issues” Published by DRI

    “Anesthesia Litigation – Clinical Basics and Current Liability Issues” By: Walter Price and Jennifer “JD” Segers For the Defense, a DRI publication May 2017 It is notable that Oliver Wendell Holmes was the first, in 1846, to use the term “anesthesia” to describe the state of amnesia, analgesia, and narcosis, which made painless surgery possible.…

    Huie Automotive Attorneys Published in For The Defense, a DRI Publication

    “General Jurisdiction Challenges and Jurisdictional Discovery Post Daimler AG v. Bauman” By: John Isaac Southerland, Jeremy Gaddy and Elizabeth Davis For The Defense, a DRI publication April 2017 In 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued Daimler AG v. Bauman, 134 S. Ct. 746 (2014), purportedly to clarify and reaffirm the law on…

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