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    Jennifer “JD” Segers Named Huie Partner in January 2022

    We are pleased to announce that Jennifer “JD” Segers has been named a partner in the Firm. “JD has been a very important part of Huie for many years,” said John Herndon, Office Managing Partner. “We are happy that she has accepted this new role and that she will continue to provide service excellence to…

    Huie Included in Benchmark Litigation 2022 Rankings

    Benchmark Litigation recently concluded its annual research cycle, and the final 2022 rankings have been released. We are pleased to announce that Huie partners De Martenson, Alan Thomas and Paul Malek were named Local Litigation Stars in the Benchmark Litigation 2022 rankings. Additionally, Huie received accolades for providing high quality dispute resolution services and was listed as a…

    Huie One of U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms”

    We are pleased to announce that in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms” listing, Huie received recognition for excellence in 10 practice areas, including a new placement for Construction Law. In the 2022 listing, Huie was ranked in the following specialty areas: Metropolitan Tier 1 – Birmingham Insurance Law Litigation –…

    Woods Parker Named to 2021 BBJ Rising Stars of Law Listing

    We are pleased to announce that Woods Parker is among the 2021 Rising Stars of Law featured in the Birmingham Business Journal. The BBJ NextGen: Law Awards is a special feature that highlights up-and-coming lawyers in the Birmingham metro area. Honorees were chosen based on their contributions to their firms and their potential to shape…

    Huie Secures Defense Verdict in Wrongful Death Action

    Huie attorneys Gordon Sproule, Jennifer Egbe, and Alex Underwood secured a defense verdict for a long-term care facility in a medical malpractice case on September 10, 2021. The case was tried before an arbitrator in July of 2021. The wrongful death action was brought by the family of a nursing home resident who died following…

  • 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…