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Alabama Supreme Court holds that wound care nurse was not qualified to testify as to the standard of care for overall post-op care of cardiac patient.
Recently, in Springhill Hospitals, Inc. v. Critopoulos, ___ So. 2d ___ 2011 WL 5607816 (Ala. Nov. 18, 2011), the Alabama Supreme Court reversed the trial
Jeffrey J. Hartley, head of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights practice group, serves as panelist for CLE seminar on “Emerging Issues in Chapter 11” at Cumberland School of Law in Birmingham.
Mr. Hartley was participating in Cumberland’s 22nd Annual Bankruptcy Law Seminar on September 30, 2011 and led a presentation on “Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plans.” He
Helmsing Leach attorney Joseph P. H. Babington gives presentation on Alabama tort reform to the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.
On September 30, 2011, at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama, Helmsing Leach partner Joseph P. H. Babington gave a presentation to members of
In David’s Auto Shredding, Inc. v. Shredder Co., LLC, Slip Copy, 2009 WL 8478359 (S.D. Ala. March 24, 2009), United States Magistrate Judge Sonja Bivins
United Way is a network of community-based groups that raise billions of dollars annually in philanthropic contributions, which support programs benefiting local communities, including in
Helmsing Leach’s successful petition to Alabama Supreme Court results in dismissal of medical malpractice case against hospital defendant
Finding that the plaintiff, who had amended his complaint to add Helmsing Leach’s hospital client as a defendant after the statute of limitations had run,
Helmsing Leach lawyers Joseph P. H. Babington and D. Andrew Stivender teamed up with Daniel R. Lanier (email@example.com), principal of Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. and United
Applying superseded law, the Alabama Supreme Court holds that a plaintiff who was continuously exposed to a toxic substance could recover only for those injuries he could prove occurred during the applicable limitations period.
In 2008, the Supreme Court of Alabama decided Griffin v. Unocal Corp., 990 So. 2d 291 (Ala. 2008). In that opinion, the Court overruled Garrett
The Alabama Supreme Court holds that venue of a products liability claim against the corporate seller of fertilizer was not proper in the county of the plaintiff’s residence.
In Ex parte Thomasville Feed & Seed, Inc., ___ So. 3d ___, 2011 WL 2573049 (Ala. June 30, 2011), a cattle farmer sued Thomasville Feed &
Alabama Supreme Court determines that the statute of limitations for wantonness claims is two years, not six.
In Ex parte Capstone Building Corp., ___ So. 3d ___, 2011 WL 2164027 (Ala. June 3, 2011), the Supreme Court of Alabama made clear that
Firm wins summary judgment for defendant pharmaceutical company in Stephens-Johnson Syndrome case in federal court
Glenn S. Kerner and Joseph P.H. Babington Glenn S. Kerner, chair of the Mass Tort and Class Action SLG of DRI’s Product Liability Committee and
Chambers and Partners, which publishes leading guides relating to the legal profession, has recognized Helmsing Leach and two of its individual members for outstanding reputation
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named John N. Leach, Jr. as the “Mobile Best Lawyers Commercial