Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 25
  • Sep
  • 2013

Alabama Court of Appeals Rules that Employer is not Entitled to Credit for Wages Paid to Injured Employee

On September 20, 2013, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its opinion in the case of Malone v. Steelcase, Inc., dealing with the applicability of § 25-5-57(c)(3) of The...

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  • 28
  • Jun
  • 2013

Alabama Court Holds Employer Provided UM Benefits Subject to Subrogation

On June 21, 2013, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals released its decision in the case of Samuel Roblero v. Cox Pools of the Southeast, Inc. In that case,...

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  • 03
  • Apr
  • 2012

Employers Subrogation Interest Takes Priority Over Employees Recovery

The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently released its opinion in the case of Nuss Lumber Co., Inc. v. The Estate of Andy Monghan, in which the Court addressed the...

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  • 20
  • Jun
  • 2011

AIGA Reimbursement Claims Subject to Six Year Statute of Limitations

The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals recently considered a case where the Alabama Insurance Guaranty Association ("AIGA") sought reimbursement for money paid out to cover a workers’ compensation claim from...

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  • 09
  • Jul
  • 2010

Using Arbitration Forums Special Arbitration Agreement to Efficiently Subrogate Small Claims

In cases where a worker is injured by a third party’s wrongdoing the workers’ compensation insurance carrier is entitled to recover a portion of the benefits it pays...

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