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    Stewart McCloud Granted Directed Verdict in Jury Trial

    On October 22, 2019, Stewart McCloud secured a directed verdict for the defendant, a national insurance provider. The trial took place in the Circuit Court of Limestone County, Alabama. The case stemmed from a 2013 lawsuit, in which the plaintiff contested the handling of his property damage claim. The 2013 lawsuit settled out of court…

    Partners Successful in Appeal to Alabama Supreme Court

    Huie partners Stewart McCloud and De Martenson were successful in their petition for writ of mandamus to the Alabama Supreme Court. A summary of the featured case, Ex parte Allstate Insurance Company, is provided below. This case originated from a single-car accident in Perry County, involving a vehicle owned by Thomas Hobson, a resident of Bibb…

    10 Huie Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Super Lawyers Listings

    The 2019 Super Lawyers listings have been released, and 10 Huie attorneys were selected for inclusion on the list, with three attorneys receiving new recognitions. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented multiphase selection…

    Huie Featured in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2020 “Best Law Firms”

    In the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2020 “Best Law Firms” listing, Huie received recognition for excellence in eight practice areas, including a new placement for Litigation – Insurance. In the 2020 listing, Huie was ranked in the following specialty areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 – Birmingham Insurance Law Litigation – Insurance Litigation – Real Estate…

    Stewart McCloud Named BBJ Rising Stars of Law Honoree

    We are pleased to announce that Huie partner Stewart McCloud was selected as a 2019 BBJ Rising Stars of Law honoree by the Birmingham Business Journal. The BBJ Rising Stars of Law special feature highlights up-and-coming lawyers in the Birmingham metro area. Honorees were chosen based on their contributions to their firms, tangible results in…

  • 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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