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Alabama: Former Employer’s Contention That It Fired Employee for Wielding a Gun Rather Than for Filing Comp Claim Found Lacking
Posted on 4 Jul 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Alabama recently reversed a decision by the state’s Court of Civil Appeals that had, in turn, reversed a judgment entered on a jury verdict in favor of a former employee who filed a retaliatory discharge action against his former... Read More

Co-employee Immunity Case With a No Liability Settlement Twist: Things That Make You Go Hmmm
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

An employee files an injury claim against the employer and receives a $6,000 lump sum payment in exchange for a "no liability" settlement with the employer. The settlement is subsequently approved by the Industrial Commission. May the employee... Read More

Co-employee Immunity Case With a No Liability Settlement Twist: Things That Make You Go Hmmm
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

An employee files an injury claim against the employer and receives a $6,000 lump sum payment in exchange for a "no liability" settlement with the employer. The settlement is subsequently approved by the Industrial Commission. May the employee... Read More