Without more, a medical payment made by an insurance company is not an admission of liability and is inadmissible as evidence.
Beginning in 2017, parties to a lawsuit in circuit court in Alabama, whose damages are limited to $50,000.00 can voluntarily assent to their case being assigned to the Alabama Rules for Expedited Civil Actions.
Alabama law will govern tort claims arising out of injuries that occurred in Alabama.
An insurer is obligated to make medical payments when its insured suffers a bodily injury and incurs medical bills resulting from treatment of the injury.
Where a landowner has self-created a hardship pertaining to zoning ordinances, this hardship cannot serve as the basis for seeking a variance.
In Alabama, a jury demand is required to be endorsed, but not signed.
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.
A legal injury occurs, not when the harm manifests itself, but rather when the malpractice itself occurs.
Alabama’s guest-passenger statute likely applies to passengers injured in four-wheeler or other ATV accidents.
Subjective intent for an arrest and subsequent prosecution is immaterial so long as there is probable cause, even when there is evidence of personal animosity and a competing financial interest.