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Ala. nursing assistant who alleged she contracted scabies on the job will get another try for Workers' Comp

Elizabeth Alt Aug. 7, 2017, 12:38pm

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – On July 21, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals reversed a trial court’s decision in favor of a health center after a certified nursing assistant sued for Workers' Compensation, alleging she contracted scabies from an outbreak in the facility.

Alabama court rules patient care technician did not establish causation in Workers' Comp claim

Dee Thompson Aug. 7, 2017, 11:48am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – An Alabama patient care technician who sued Shelby Baptist Medical Center for an injury sustained while on the job has seen her case struck down by a state appellate court because she failed to prove medical causation.

Alabama appeals court overturns writ in $10,000 knitting machines case

Karen Kidd Apr. 28, 2017, 9:57am

MONTGOMERY, Ala (Legal Newsline) – Alabama's Court of Civil Appeals has effectively overturned an approximately $10,000 default judgment in a long-standing squabble between two businesses over three knitting machines and a forklift.

Court affirms dismissal of personal injury lawsuit because of plaintiff's actions during discovery process

Sara McCleary Apr. 7, 2017, 1:05pm

The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals has upheld a lower court’s judgment to dismiss a personal injury lawsuit due to the plaintiff’s failure to take appropriate actions during the discovery process.