Alabama Civil Appellate Cases Released February 18, 2011

Following are the cases released by the Alabama Supreme Court and Court of Civil Appeals on February 18, 2011.

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Worrell v. Shell

L. M. v. Jefferson County Department of Human Resources

Cain d/b/a Alabama First Friday, Inc. v. Strachan d/b/a By Any Means Entertainment and Celebrity 1st Friday

Ex parte City of Birmingham; Petition for Writ of Certiorari (In re: Hudson v. City of Birmingham)

T. M. v. K. M. G.

Garrett v. Williams

Ex parte The Salvation Army; Petition for Writ of Mandamus (In re: Williams v. First Choice Personnel, LLC and The Salvation Army)

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Alabama Civil Appellate Cases Released January 21, 2011

Following are the cases released by the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals on January 21, 2011.

From the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals:

P. D. v. S. S.

Ex parte Cowabunga, Inc.; Petition for Writ of Mandamus (In re: Cowabunga Inc., d/b/a Domino’s Pizza v. Short)

D. B. v. K. B.

M. J. C. v. G. R. W.

Price v. Macon County Greyhound Park, Inc.

Reese v. Holston

Campbell et al. v. Taylor et al.

Marsh v. Smith

Marks v. Reston Construction, Inc.

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No cases were released by the Alabama Supreme Court.

Order Granting or Denying Motion to Compel Arbitration Appealable As a Final Judgment; Rule 54(b) Certifications Reviewed for Abuse of Discretion

Lightning Fair, Inc. v. Rosenberg makes clear that an order granting or denying a motion to compel arbitration is appealed in the same way as any other final order.  In addition, it states the standard by which the Alabama Supreme Court reviews a trial court’s Rule 54(b) certification. 

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Alabama Civil Appellate Cases Released November 24, 2010

Following are the cases released by the Alabama Supreme Court on November 24, 2010.

Ross v. Rosen-Rager

Lighting Fair, Inc., et al. v. Rosenberg, et al.

Baldwin Mutual Insurance Company, Inc. v. Edwards

Alabama Insurance Guaranty Association v. Association of General Contractors Self-Insurer’s Fund

Ex parte Collins; Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals (In re: Collins v. Alabama Department of Corrections)

Ex parte Jefferson County Department of Human Resources; Petition for Writ of Mandamus (In re: Sanders v. Seraaj Family Homes, Inc., et al.)

Alabama Civil Appellate Cases Released October 29, 2010

Following are the cases released by the Alabama Supreme Court and Court of Civil Appeals on October 29, 2010.

From the Alabama Supreme Court:

Ex parte Wood; Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Court of Civil Appeals (In re: Black Creek, Inc. v. Wood)

Tennessee Valley Printing Company, Inc. v. Health Care Authority of Lauderdale County and the City of Florence d/b/a Coffee Health Group

 

From the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals:

C.L.B. v. D.L.O.

Sims v. Sims

Lang v. Lang

Ryder v. Mabry

Blakley v. Johnson

City of Gadsden v. Scott

Gibson v. State of Alabama

Alabama Board of Nursing v. Kirya

Moore v. Alabama Department of Corrections

Jefferson County Department of Human Resources v. L.S.

S.J. v. Limestone County Department of Human Resources

Alabama Appellate Watch Contributors Win Surety Bond Appeal in the Alabama Supreme Court

Lightfoot attorneys (and alabamaappellatewatch.com’s contributors) Chris King and Nikaa Jordan, along with Carter B. Reid at Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, LLP in Washington, DC, represented St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company in an appeal from a summary judgment entered in St. Paul’s favor in a lawsuit brought by the Public Building Authority of the City of Huntsville ("PBA") to enforce the terms of a surety bond that contractors building the Huntsville City Jail had posted.  On October 8, 2010, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled that the  PBA had failed to satisfy the conditions precedent to St. Paul’s obligations under the terms of the $24.36 million bond and released St. Paul from the bond in its entirety.  To read full opinion, please click here.  To read a news article from the opinion, please click here. 

Alabama Civil Appellate Cases Released October 1, 2010

Following are the cases released by the Alabama Supreme Court and Court of Civil Appeals on October 1, 2010.

From the Alabama Supreme Court:

Maloof v. John Hancock Life Insurance Company

Ex parte Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.; Petition for Writ of Mandamus (In re: State of Alabama v. Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.)

Allen v. The Estate of Juddine

Chorba-Lee Scholarship Fund, Inc., et al. v. Hale, et al.

Walker v. City of Huntsville, et al.

Ex parte Regions Financial Corporation; Petition for Writ of Mandamus (In re: Rice, et al. v. REgional Financial Corporation)

Safeco Insurance Company of America v. Graybar Electric Company, Inc.

Ex parte State of Alabama; Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Court of Criminal Appeals (In re: Chapman v. State of Alabama)

Jenkins v. Atelier Homes, Inc.

Regions Bank v. Reed

Teer v. Johnston

Ex parte Haynes; Petition for Writ of Mandamus (In re: Haynes v. Williams et al.)

Miller v. Bailey

Ex parte Pepper; Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the Court of Civil Appeals (In re: Pepper v. Bentley)

Martin et al. v. Cash Express, Inc., et al.

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From the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals:

Beasley v. Poole

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