On May 8, 2017, Judge Ballard in the Circuit Court for Jefferson County, Alabama, entered an Order finding two provisions of the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act unconstitutional. The Order stated that Ala. Code §§ 25-5-68 (maximum compensation) and 25-5-90 (statutory attorney’s fee) were invalid under the Alabama and United States Constitutions. Clower v. CVS Caremark… Read More
A Jefferson County circuit judge struck down Alabama’s Workers’ Compensation Act. Circuit Judge Pat Ballard found two provisions, the $220 a week cap in compensation and the 15 percent cap on attorneys fees, unconstitutional. However, because one or more provisions were found unconstitutional, the entire act is nullified. Ballard is staying his order 120 days… Read More
Terry Lavy, Esq. (Ft. Myers/SW FL) will be a speaker at the CLM Construction Defect conference in San Diego, October 2017.
Congratulations to Deborah Martin, Esq. in the N Palm Beach, FL office! Deb was recognized by the Florida Insurance Fraud Task Force for her service, dedication and leadership.
Terry Lavy in Vernis & Bowling’s Ft. Myers, FL office has recorded a podcast discussing Construction Defect Litigation. Click Here to Listen