Alabama Litigation Review

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Settlement Paperwork: Don’t Expose An Injured Client To More Harm

Posted in Personal Injury

Settlement Terms Are Important A recent LinkedIn conversation about settlement terms raised an important issue. The topic — A defendant adds additional (and unacceptable) terms to a release document. The issue is far too common. Here’s the scenario. The lawyers agree to settle an injury claim. Maybe the lawyers reached a settlement informally and confirmed… Continue Reading

How Lawyers Ruined The Grand Bargain

Posted in Workers' Compensation

I recently finished a workers’ compensation trial in a small north Alabama county. The trial took just one day. It was a straightforward case. The issue was simple — how disabled was my client. In my law practice, I have workers’ compensation trials frequently. If the case was so simple, why did the defense firm… Continue Reading