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Alabama SC: Lower court didn’t have jurisdiction to force Caremark to produce info on class members

Jessica Karmasek Mar. 14, 2017, 12:03pm

The state’s high court, in an opinion released Feb. 24, granted Caremark Rx LLC’s petition for writ of mandamus and issued a writ directing the Franklin Circuit Court to vacate its Aug. 1, 2016 order.

Alabama Supreme Court reverses order compelling arbitration in boat sale case

Melissa Busch Mar. 13, 2017, 12:50pm

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court on March 3 overturned a trial court’s order compelling arbitration in a case involving the financing of a boat.

Ala. SC rules expert witness not always necessary to prove medical negligence

John Myers Mar. 2, 2017, 9:27am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has ruled that in cases in which a layperson can understand the consequences of medical negligence, an expert is not needed, reversing a summary dismissal of a medical malpractice case.

Ala. SC declines to apply ‘new, greatly expanded’ theory of liability in hospital negligence cases

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 23, 2017, 11:48am

The state Supreme Court, in a per curiam opinion released Feb. 10, sided with Helen Keller Hospital in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed against it, affirming the ruling of a trial court.

Alabama Supreme Court rules electronic bingo is illegal in state

Mark Iandolo Jan. 10, 2017, 9:38am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Dec. 23 that the Alabama Supreme Court ruled for the second time this year that electronic bingo is illegal in the state.