Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 27
  • Mar
  • 2014

1099 Not the Only Factor to be Considered When Determining Whether Alabama Contractor Qualifies as Employee

On March 14, 2014, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in the case of Michael Brown v. Dixie Contracting Company and Salter’s Exterminating Company, Inc. In...

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  • 27
  • Jan
  • 2014

Supreme Court Affirms Summary Judgment in Favor of Special Employer

On January 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Alabama affirmed the Circuit Court of Shelby County Alabama’s decision, without opinion, in the case of Vinson v. G & R...

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  • 19
  • Oct
  • 2011

Exclusivity and Special Employers

On October 14, 2011 the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Lewis v. Alabama Power Company (APCo) addressing the factors considered when determining if a company is...

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  • 20
  • Apr
  • 2011

Alabama Court of Appeals Reverses Trial Court Finding of Employment Relationship

Susan Schein Chrysler Dodge, Inc. v. Rushing: On April 15, 2011, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released an opinion wherein it reversed a trial court’s finding of an employer/employee relationship....

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  • 18
  • Feb
  • 2011

Special Employer Protected by Exclusive Remedy Doctrine

On February 18, 2011, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Ex parte Salvation Army (In re: Roy Williams v. First Choice Personnel, LLC and The Salvation...

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  • 02
  • Feb
  • 2011

Alabama Court of Civil Appeals Reverses Finding of Employer-Employee Relationship

On January 28, 2011 the Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in Susan Schein Chrysler Dodge v. Rushing wherein it addressed the issue of whether an injured worker was...

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