Highlights from Current Issue
• Supreme Court affirms property division where parties had been married for 24 years which gave husband a substantially larger share of the marital assets; Court stated that wife’s conduct and the fact that she had not contributed financially to the acquisition of the assets were key factors.
• Court of Civil Appeals grants rehearing and withdraws noopinion affirmance but notes that appellant’s counsel was unnecessarily confrontational in arguments made in application for rehearing.
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Bradley Arant adds 14 attorneys
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has added 14 new associates to several offices in three states
Few surprises in statewide and local election results
Voters took to the polls on Tuesday, with the results yielding no major upsets statewide or in Jefferson County.
Shunnarah's personal injury firm adds several former insurance defense attorneys
Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Lawyers has beefed up its trial-attorney team with several lawyers who have "switched sides" over the past year from insurance defense.
Rep. Barry Moore found not guilty on all counts by Lee County jury
State Rep. Barry Moore, who was indicted on four felony counts of providing false information to a grand jury, was found not guilty of all counts at the conclusion of his perjury trial on Thursday in Lee County.
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.
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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