Under the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act, cumulative trauma may result in a compensable injury.
Ex parte Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC – Under Alabama worker’s compensation law, a court finding of a compensable injury without assigning disability or benefits is inadequate.
City of Birmingham v. Alex Thomas – The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals has held that a pension board is a separate entity from the municipality under certain conditions.
My recent article “Parsing Pell to Provide Context: What Constitutes an Unusual Obstacle or Obstruction?”, can be found in the Fall 2015 edition of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association Journal. I have provided an excerpt below, but the full article can be accessed at the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association website, here. In a matter of first impression, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals held in Pell v. Tidwell that a signaling motorist could not be held liable for the negligent actions of another motorist who fails to independently ensure that it is safe to cross an intersection, especially under normal driving conditions. The...