Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 02
  • May
  • 2012

Use of Common Law Defense of Misrepresentation in Workers Compensation

As previously reported on August 5, 2011, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals held in the case of Cascaden v. Winn-Dixie Montgomery, LLC that an employer need not rely upon...

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  • 10
  • Oct
  • 2011

Alabama Supreme Court Upholds Alabama Court of Civil Appeals's Decision in Ex parte Cascaden Pertaining to Misrepresentation Defense

On October 7, 2011, the Alabama Supreme Court upheld the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals’ decision in Ex parte Scott A. Cascaden (see August 5, 2011 blog article). The Supreme...

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  • 05
  • Aug
  • 2011

Employer Not Required to Rely on Misrepresentation of Prior Condition in Order to Prevail on Affirmative Defense

On August 5, 2011, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its decision in the case of Cascaden v. Winn-Dixie Montgomery, LLC. The appellate Court affirmed the ruling of the...

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