Firm News

April 12, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

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.

Appellate Win

March 19, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

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

Subrogation Win

March 18, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

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.

Education Defense

March 11, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

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.

Personal Auto Defense

March 7, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

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.

Trucking Defense

February 27, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

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

Firm News

February 1, 2019By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

The lawyers of Laney & Foster, P.C. have joined Webster Henry. This merger allows both firms to better serve their clients by providing a broader array of practice areas and additional geographical locations from which to serve clients’ needs. The attorneys of both Laney & Foster and Webster Henry believe this move has strengthened their … Read More

Workers’ Compensation

November 20, 2018By KdrjTSv1ztUncategorized No Comments

Mike Cohan is moderating the Judges’ Roundtable at the Workers’ Compensation Law Update at Cumberland School of Law on December 7, 2018 (link). The judges on the panel are Hon. Christopher J. Hughes, Hon. Jim Hughey III, and Hon. William B. Ogletree. The event is co-sponsored by the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Alabama State … Read More