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    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…

    Gordon Sproule Named 2022 “Best of the Bar” by BBJ

    We are pleased to announce that Huie partner Gordon Sproule is among the outstanding legal talent featured in the Birmingham Business Journal’s (BBJ) “Best of the Bar” for 2022. The BBJ Best of the Bar Awards honor the best and brightest in the Magic City’s legal field across a range of practice areas that help…

    Huie Secures Reversal for Veteran on Appeal

    Huie attorneys Madison Morrison, Paul Malek, and John Isaac Southerland successfully represented their client, a disabled military veteran, in obtaining the reversal and remand of a divorce decree that improperly considered their client’s military disability income as disposable retired pay in an alimony award.  Huie represented the client pro bono through Cumberland School of Law’s…

    Attorneys Obtain Verdict for Client in Commercial Matter

    Huie attorneys John Isaac Southerland and Woods Parker successfully obtained a verdict for $100,000 plus reasonable attorney fees and costs on behalf of their client, Ford Motor Credit Company LLC,  for breach of promissory note and guaranty by a former dealership principal in a commercial litigation matter. In 2009, a former Mazda dealership in Trussville,…

    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…

  • 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…