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• Supreme Court grants mandamus relief and holds that homeowner's insurance carrier's subrogation action filed in circuit court was barred by doctrine of res judicata where homeowners had previously obtained judgment against defendant in small claims court.
• Court of Civil Appeals reverses trial court's judgment where trial court assessed a child support arrearage against father but failed to order any portion of that arrearage to be withheld when it issued its income withholding order..
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Dueling decisions: Different appeals court upholds Obamacare subsidies
Maybe those Obamacare subsidies won’t go away — only a few hours after one federal appeals court ruled that refundable tax credits couldn’t be offered through the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchange, another federal appeals court ruled that they could.
Study: Alabama abortion regulations among most stringent in nation
A new study claims Alabama's abortion regulations are among the most stringent in the nation.
Alabama State Bar names new president
Richard J.R. Raleigh Jr. was chosen as the new president of the Alabama State Bar.
Bradley Arant’s Haston tapped to lead global attorney group
Tripp Haston, a partner in Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP’s Birmingham office, has been named president of the International Association of Defense Counsel for the coming year.
Law firm mergers flat in first half of 2014
Law firm mergers and acquisitions across the U.S. in the first half of 2014 match the pace of activity during the same period in 2013.
Attorney: Alabama could feel 'significant impact' from BCBS lawsuit
When U.S. District Court Judge David Proctor denied a motion filed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield to dismiss the antitrust lawsuit filed against the insurance giant last month, legal experts were quick to weigh in on the massive case.t
Ala. state senator advises Congress on prison reforms
Overcrowding in state and federal prisons attracted bipartisan concern Tuesday at a House hearing where an Alabama state legislator said solutions will require political courage from both sides of the aisle.
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