Alabama Workers' Comp Blawg

  • 08
  • Jun
  • 2021

Alabama Co-Employee Willful Conduct Claims Remain Difficult to Prove

  In exchange for providing no fault workers’ compensation insurance, Alabama employers are afforded the protections of the Exclusivity Doctrine. While this doctrine serves to insulate employers from...

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  • 17
  • Oct
  • 2017

Alabama Supreme Court Further Defines “Willful Conduct” With Regard to Co-Employee Liability

The Supreme Court recently released its opinion in Louis Hall v. Bobby Saarinen and Chris Williams, in which it reversed the trial court’s denial of the co-employee defendants’ motion for...

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  • 10
  • May
  • 2016

Alabama Jury Finds Supervisor Did Not Commit Willful Act Resulting in Employee’s Injury

On December 29, 2014 we reported on an opinion handed down by the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals in Flexicrew Staffing, Inc. v Champion. In that case,...

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  • 07
  • Feb
  • 2009

FIRE EXTINGUISHER HELD NOT TO BE A SAFETY DEVICE ON A MACHINE FOR PURPOSES OF SECTION 25-5-11(c)(2)

Darius Moore v. Larry Welch, Sid Sewell, and Frank James: On February 6, 2009, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals considered a case wherein the employee was injured when the paint...

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