Tamera Erskine obtained summary judgment in favor of her clients in November 2019 in Shelby County, Alabama on all claims. The plaintiffs alleged termite damages in excess of $900,000 on claims of fraud, suppression, breach of contract, negligence, wantonness and Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Kim DeShazo and Scott Speagle obtained a defense verdict on September 11, 2019 for their client in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County in a motor vehicle accident case in which both liability for the accident and the plaintiff’s claimed damages were disputed.
At the 2019 Alabama State Bar Annual Conference, the Alabama State Bar recognized Mike Cohan for the leadership he provided as the Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Alabama State Bar.
Frank Canales was selected as a panelist by the University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Law to speak at the Alabama State Bar College Minority Pre-Law Conference in Birmingham. There were in attendance thirty college students interested in becoming lawyers. Frank presented about the legal profession, life during law school, and his practice at Webster … Read More
At the Trussville City Council Meeting on April 9, 2019, Kim DeShazo was introduced as the newest member of the Trussville Board of Education. She has been appointed to a five-year term effective May 25, 2019. Photo courtesy of the Trussville Tribune.
Mike Jackson and Catie Malone successfully prosecuted an appeal to the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, appealing a lower court decision enjoining a client from maintaining farm animals and structures on her property and awarding substantial attorney’s fees to the plaintiffs, trustees of a real estate trust. The Court of Civil Appeals agreed with the … Read More
Scott Speagle and Frank Canales obtained a jury verdict in their client’s favor in the Circuit Court of Baldwin County, in a subrogation claim arising from a motor vehicle accident.
Will Webster and Kayla Frisby won their appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court in LEAD Education Foundation v. Alabama Education Association. The 7-2 decision, involving issues of statutory construction and the doctrine of equitable tolling, paves the way for the opening of the first charter school in Montgomery County.
Kim DeShazo and Jeremy Richter obtained a defense verdict for their client in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County in a motor vehicle accident case in which both liability for the accident and the plaintiff’s claimed damages were disputed.
Keri Simms and Frank Canales obtained summary judgment in their clients’ favor in a wrongful death case in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Simms and Canales proved as a matter of law that their clients actions did not proximately cause the death of the decedent and that their client’s … Read More