Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 23
  • Nov
  • 2011

Handheld Cell Phones Banned for Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers

On November 23, 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration recently issued a joint rule prohibiting interstate commercial truck and bus drivers...

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  • 31
  • Mar
  • 2010

VIOLATION OF A SAFETY RULE NOT ALWAYS WILLFUL MISCONDUCT

McWane, Inc. v. McClurg; released 3/26/2010  The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals outlined what is required to prevail when asserting the defense of willful misconduct. The Court held that a mere...

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