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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed a ruling in a wrongful death case and has ruled that the claims against nurses are not subject to a damages cap.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed a multimillion-dollar verdict in a wrongful death case stemming from a fatal accident.
The state’s high court sided with objectors, vacating an order entered by a trial court awarding class counsel a fee of $124 million for their work on a $310 million class action settlement.
The Alabama Supreme Court concluded the Dallas Circuit Court was correct when it denied a motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit against Terrence Venter and the city of Selma.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has overturned a Shelby Circuit Court summary judgment that awarded Benchmark Insurance Co. $465,000 in its indemnification lawsuit filed against a pharmacist employed by Southern Medical Inc.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has granted a petition filed by a doctor who didn't feel required to turn over a sexual abuse complaint to a separate patient who sued him.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court of Alabama has dismissed a lawsuit against a jewelry company on the grounds of filing in an improper venue.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court remanded a workers' compensation case back to state court to decide if the retaliatory discharge claim, filed by an injured nursing home worker, was covered under her employer’s program designed to compel arbitration.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Eight separate claims filed against a credit union for allegedly failing to perfect its security interest in vehicles before financing the purchasers of the vehicles will head arbitration, according to a court ruling.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has reversed a judgment from the Calhoun Circuit Court in a wrongful termination lawsuit against. North American Bus Industries Inc. (NABI).
The state's high court ruled that a woman injured in a police chase where another person was killed cannot sue the officers involved in the incident or the city that employs them.
A Mobile, Ala., man, who appealed an order to abide by a funeral home’s arbitration clause, has to accept the contract terms he originally agreed to after a dispute arising from the alleged mishandling of his wife’s cremation, the state's high court ruled last month.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Alabama Supreme Court has denied Norfolk Southern Railway's request to rehear a case in which the railroad was deemed negligent for not discovering a defective switch during track inspections.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.