Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 11
  • Jun
  • 2010

TRIAL COURT REVERSED ON ORDER FOR PANEL OF FOUR BUT AFFIRMED ON NOTICE AND CAUSATION ISSUES

Equity Group – Alabama Division d/b/a Keystone Foods v. Rodney DeWayne Harris: On June 4, 2010, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released this opinion wherein it affirmed the Trial Court’s...

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  • 04
  • Sep
  • 2009

EMPLOYER HELD TO BE PUT ON INQUIRY NOTICE WHEN COMPANY INFIRMARY STAFF IS MADE AWARE OF INFORMATION CONCERNING WORK INJURY

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company v. Bobby Long: On September 4, 2009, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released this opinion concerning the issue of notice. At trial, the plaintiff testified...

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  • 27
  • Apr
  • 2009

NOTICE OF ORIGINAL SYMPTOMS SUFFICIENT EVEN WHEN SYMPTOMS MANIFEST THEMSELVES INTO SUBSEQUENT INJURY DATE

Francis Powell Enterprises, Inc. v. Andrews: On April 24, 2009, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released a twenty-four (24) page opinion which covered numerous issues. Due to the voluminous nature...

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