Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 17
  • Mar
  • 2020

COVID-19 Impact on Alabama Courts and ADOL Ombudsman Program

  Alabama Court Appearances Temporarily Suspended   On March 13, 2020, the Alabama Supreme Court issued an administrative order which suspended all court appearances for 30 days.  On March 15, 2020, the Court...

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  • 07
  • Nov
  • 2009

DEFENDANTS PREVAIL ON MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT BUT ARE PRECLUDED FROM RECOVERING SUBSTANTIAL COSTS WHERE REQUEST FOR SAME WAS UNTIMELY

Joe Fenison v. Birmingham Spring Service, Inc. et al.:    On November 6, 2009, The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released this opinion wherein it considered the trial court’s Order granting the...

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  • 11
  • May
  • 2009

TRIAL COURT CANNOT COMPEL PAYMENT FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT BEFORE DETERMINATION OF COMPENSABILITY

In re: Randall Paul v. Sunbelt Transport: In this opinion released on May 8, 2009, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals considered whether a trial court could compel payment for medical...

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