Alabama Personal Injury Case Law

Please find, below, selected case laws decided by Supreme Court of Alabama or Court of Appeals of Alabama where the terms personal injury or related terms have been mentioned. These cases are not necessarily personal injury and may include cases where the facts or court decision merely mentions personal injury related legal terms. You are not to rely on these cases as legal advice nor should you rely on them for accuracy. Please see Terms of Service.

Page  1 2 3 4 5 6

Messer v. Turner - 12/16/2005
The plaintiff, Lenvil Dale Messer, as administrator of the estate of Frank R. Messer ("the administrator"), appeals a summary judgment in favor of the defendant, Bobby Ray Turner. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand. ...

Belew v. Nelson - 12/16/2005
This case involves a traffic accident in which Johnny Dean McKelvey, one of the drivers of the two vehicles involved in the accident, died as a result of the injuries he sustained in the accident. Gloria Dean Belew, the administrator...

Ford v. Carylon Corporation - 11/10/2005
Terry Ford appeals from a summary judgment in favor of Carylon Corporation, Inc. ("Carylon"), Video Industrial Services, Inc. ("Video"), and Chris Eady (collectively "the defendants"). We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand. ...

Davis v. Riley - 10/21/2005
Lester L. Davis appeals from the Montgomery Circuit Court's dismissal of his complaint, which alleged violations of inmate Michael E. Thatch's civil rights. See 42 U.S.C. § 1983. We reverse the circuit court's judgment and remand the...

Continental National Indemnity Co. v. Fields - 10/21/2005
Continental National Indemnity Company and Progressive Specialty Insurance Company appeal by permission, pursuant to Rule 5, Ala.R.App.P., from the denial of a motion for a summary judgment they filed in an action brought by Betty...

Ex parte Johnston-Tombigbee Furniture Manufacturing Co. - 10/7/2005
PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE COURT OF CIVIL APPEALS We granted the petition of the plaintiff Johnston-Tombigbee Furniture Manufacturing Company, Inc. ("Johnston-Tombigbee"), for a writ of certiorari to review the Court...

Wix Corp. v. Davis - 9/16/2005
Wix Corporation seeks relief from an order of the Jefferson Circuit Court awarding Stanton Austin Davis medical benefits under the Alabama Workers' Compensation Act, § 25-5-1 et seq., Ala. Code 1975, for a heart condition that...

Dolgencorp - 9/16/2005
Chris Hudson sued Dolgencorp, Inc., d/b/a/ Dollar General Corporation ("Dollar General"), seeking workers' compensation benefits. Dollar General answered and denied liability. The trial court conducted an ore tenus hearing in June...

Holly v. Huntsville Hospital - 9/16/2005
The plaintiffs below, Shelia Holly and Leroy Holly, appeal from the trial court's order granting a motion for a new trial filed by the defendants below, Huntsville Hospital and Dr. John Edwards Markushewski. We affirm. I. Facts...

Ex parte Puccio - 9/9/2005
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS John Puccio petitions this Court for a writ of mandamus ordering the trial court to grant his Rule 12(b)(2), Ala. R. Civ. P., motion to dismiss him as a defendant in an action brought by Richard...

Ex parte Children's Hospital of Alabama - 8/19/2005
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS The Children's Hospital of Alabama and Martha Pszyk petition this Court for a writ of mandamus directing the trial court to transfer a case from the Bessemer Division of the Jefferson Circuit Court...

City of Crossville v. Haynes - 8/12/2005
The City of Crossville appeals from a judgment entered by the DeKalb Circuit Court awarding Donna Haynes, as the administratrix of the estate of the Phillip Corley, deceased, $100,000 on her claim alleging that as a result of the City...

Ex parte Haynes downard Andra & Jones - 7/29/2005
Petition for rehearing denied September 30, 2005 PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS Haynes Downard Andra & Jones, LLP ("the partnership"), and Lewis F. Jones, one of its partners (hereinafter jointly referred to as "Haynes...

Ex parte Alfa Mutual Insurance Co. - 7/22/2005
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS Alfa Mutual Insurance Company ("Alfa") petitions this Court for a writ of mandamus directing Judge Charles C. Partin to vacate his order staying its declaratory-judgment action filed in the Baldwin...

Black v. Comer - 7/15/2005
Dr. Clifford Black, a defendant in a case in the Calhoun Circuit Court, appeals from a summary judgment in favor of Holley Lynn Comer, his former patient and the plaintiff below. After Dr. Black performed a laparotomy on Comer, Comer...

D.M. v. Walker County Department of Human Resources - 7/8/2005
C.W.H. ("the mother") and P.H. ("the father") appeal from a judgment terminating their parental rights to their two sons, four-year-old B.H. and two-year-old M.H. The children's maternal great aunt and great uncle, M.M. and D.M....

Bryant v. Robledo - 6/30/2005
James R. Bryant and his wife, Beth Bryant, appeal from a summary judgment entered in favor of Betty Jean Robledo and her husband, Guadalupe Robledo, in the Robledos' action to recover $15,000 plus interest. On June 11, 2002, the...

Alfa Mutual Insurance Co. v. Meroney - 6/30/2005
Alfa Mutual Insurance Company ("Alfa") appeals a judgment: (1) denying Alfa's claim seeking a judgment declaring that it is not obligated to indemnify its insured, Willie Merle Morgan, against a $50,000 judgment obtained against her by...

Muhammad v. Laidlaw Transit - 6/24/2005
On June 25, 2003, Alejandro Muhammad filed an action as the surviving spouse of, and on behalf of the minor child of, Dylana Muhammad ("the employee"), seeking benefits under the Alabama Workers' Compensation Act ("the Act"), § 25-5-1...

Malsch v. Bell Helicopter Textron - 6/17/2005
William Earl Malsch and Andrew Stuart Leyda sued Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. ("Bell Helicopter"), and other defendants based on injuries they suffered as a result of a helicopter crash that occurred in February 2002. Bell Helicopter...

Harwell v. Zimmerman - 6/10/2005
Fannie Harwell appeals from a summary judgment entered in favor of David Zimmerman ("the attorney") on her claims filed pursuant to the Alabama Legal Services Liability Act, § 6-5-570 et seq., Ala. Code 1975. Specifically, Harwell...

Webb Wheel Products - 6/3/2005
On Application for Rehearing The opinion of December 30, 2004, is withdrawn, and the following is substituted therefor. David Joshua Hanvey sued Webb Wheel Products, Inc., alleging that Webb Wheel had discharged him in...

Ex parte Flexible Products Co. - 6/3/2005
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS This petition for a writ of mandamus arises from a number of actions in which 1,675 plaintiffs, all individuals who claim that they were injured by exposure to isocyanate while employed as coal...

FabArc Steel Supply - 5/20/2005
FabArc Steel Supply, Inc. ("FabArc"), appeals a summary judgment entered by the Morgan Circuit Court for Composite Construction Systems, Inc. ("CCSI"), and the denial of FabArc's cross-motion for summary judgment against CCSI, all with...

Kennedy v. State - 4/29/2005
On March 4, 2004, Brenda L. Kennedy was convicted of child abuse, a violation of § 26-15-3, Ala. Code 1975. On June 3, 2004, the trial court sentenced Kennedy, as a habitual felony offender, to 20 years in prison, but split the...

Ex parte Chemical Lime of Alabama - 4/29/2005
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS Chemical Lime of Alabama, Inc., a defendant in 18 consolidated actions pending in the Tuscaloosa Circuit Court, petitions this Court for a writ of mandamus directing the judge of the Tuscaloosa...

Fowler v. CEC Entertainment - 4/22/2005
On March 18, 2003, Bobbie Fowler sued CEC Entertainment d/b/a Chuck E. Cheese's ("CEC"), FSR Enterprises, and Ferris S. Richey Enterprises (FSR Enterprises and Ferris S. Richey Enterprises are hereinafter collectively referred to as...

Locke v. Ozark City Board of Education - 4/15/2005
Wesley Locke appeals from a summary judgment in favor of the defendant, the Ozark City Board of Education. We reverse and remand. I. Wesley Locke is a physical education teacher employed by the Dale County Department of...

Watson v. Watson - 4/15/2005
Randy Watson appeals from what he alleges is an appealable interlocutory order entered by the trial court on July 6, 2004, refusing to rule on his motion for a preliminary injunction. Because the trial court did not issue an appealable...

King v. Correctional Medical Services - 4/15/2005
On October 20, 2000, Christopher King, an inmate incarcerated at Kilby Correctional Facility, died at Baptist East Hospital as a result of an infection of the brain. King had been transferred to the hospital on October 19, 2000, after...

SouthTrust Bank v. Jones - 3/18/2005
SouthTrust Bank ("the Bank") appeals from a summary judgment in favor of Jones, Morrison, Womack & Dearing, P.C.; Stokes, Clinton, Fleming & Sherling; Stokes & Clinton, P.C.; and Paul Clinton (hereinafter sometimes referred...

United States Steel Corp. v. McBrayer - 3/4/2005
This appeal concerns the propriety of an award of temporary-disability benefits under the Alabama Workers' Compensation Act, § 25-5-1 et seq., Ala. Code 1975 ("the Act"). In February 2002, Roger H. McBrayer ("the employee") sued...

Tenn Tom Building v. Olen - 2/25/2005
Tenn Tom Building, a joint venture ("Tenn Tom"), appeals from judgments entered against it in favor of Olen, Nicholas & Copeland, P.C., and 166 Government Street, L.L.C. (hereinafter referred to collectively as "the adjoining...

Jones v. Ventura - 2/25/2005
This is an arbitration case. Edward D. Jones & Co., LP, and its agent, Robert Decker, appeal from the denial of their motion to compel Tranquilino Ryan Ventura to arbitrate his claims against them. Morgan Stanley Dean Witter &...

Bruno's Supermarkets - 2/25/2005
On Application for Rehearing This court's opinion of March 26, 2004, is withdrawn, and the following is substituted therefor. Bruno's Supermarkets, Inc. ("Bruno's"), appeals from an order entered by the Jefferson Circuit...

Ferguson v. Baptist Health System - 2/11/2005
Robert Ferguson appeals from the order of the Jefferson Circuit Court granting a new trial to Baptist Health System, Inc. ("Baptist"), in his medical-malpractice action against it (case number 1022175). Baptist cross-appeals from the...

Hodge v. Steinwinder - 2/4/2005
The parties were divorced by the Coffee Circuit Court in 1993. Catherine R. Steinwinder ("the mother") was awarded sole physical custody of the parties' two children -- daughters who were then one and three years old; William Jason...

Soti v. Lowe's Home Centers - 1/14/2005
Drue Soti, the plaintiff below, appeals from summary judgment for the defendants, Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. ("Lowe's"), and Specialty Risk Services, Inc. ("SRS"), in his action alleging the tort of outrage and fraudulent suppression....

Lloyd Noland Hospital v. Durham - 1/7/2005
Lloyd Noland Hospital ("the Hospital") appeals from the denial of its motion for a new trial, following a judgment entered on a jury verdict in favor of Janann Durham, in Durham's medical-malpractice action against the Hospital and the...

Perry v. City of Birmingham - 1/7/2005
Barry Perry appeals the summary judgment entered in favor of the City of Birmingham on the ground of his failure to notify the City of his claim as required by law. We affirm. On July 28, 2003, Perry sued the City of Birmingham...

[W] Webb Wheel Products - 12/30/2004
David Joshua Hanvey sued Webb Wheel Products, Inc., alleging that Webb Wheel had discharged him in retaliation for his filing a claim for workers' compensation benefits. After a trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Hanvey,...

Webb Wheel Products - 12/30/2004
David Joshua Hanvey sued Webb Wheel Products, Inc., alleging that Webb Wheel had discharged him in retaliation for his filing a claim for workers' compensation benefits. After a trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of Hanvey,...

Flint Construction Co. v. Hall - 12/30/2004
Robert Lee Hall, Jr., sued Flint Construction Company alleging, among other claims, that Flint had discharged him in retaliation for his filing a claim for workers' compensation benefits. After a trial on the retaliatory-discharge...

Tobiassen v. Sawyer - 12/30/2004
The defendants in this medical-malpractice action, Dr. Todd Tobiassen and the Baldwin County Eastern Shore Health Care Authority d/b/a Thomas Hospital, petitioned separately, pursuant to Rule 5, Ala. R. App. P., for permission to...

Alabama State Bar v. Tipler - 12/30/2004
The Alabama State Bar appeals from the reversal by the Alabama State Bar Board of Disciplinary Appeals of the Disciplinary Board and the Disciplinary Commission's order disciplining James Harvey Tipler. We reverse and remand. I. ...

Town of Cedar Bluff v. Citizens Caring for Children - 12/30/2004
The Town of Cedar Bluff and its mayor, Bob Davis, defendants in an action filed by Citizens Caring for Children and Carl Green, appeal from the judgment entered against them, arguing that the plaintiffs lack standing and that the trial...

Couch v. City of Rainbow City - 12/17/2004
Karen Couch sued her former employer, Rainbow City ("the City"), seeking workers' compensation benefits pursuant to the Alabama Workers' Compensation Act § 25-5-1 et seq., Ala. Code 1975 ("the Act"), based on an alleged occupational...

Jones v. ARD Contracting - 12/17/2004
Vandal Jones appeals from an adverse decision by the Baldwin Circuit Court on his claim for workers' compensation benefits against his former employer ARD Contracting, Inc. ("ARD"). We reverse and remand. Jones worked as a...

Fort James Operating Co. v. Crump - 12/17/2004
Earnestine Crump sued her employer, Fort James Operating Company d/b/a Georgia Pacific ("Fort James"), on December 7, 1999, seeking to recover workers' compensation benefits for an injury she allegedly sustained to her lower back on...

Houserman v. Garrett - 12/10/2004
This medical-malpractice case involves the post-surgical retention within a patient's body of a surgical aid known as a Kerlix brand gauze pad. Jennifer Garrett, on June 30, 1995, underwent surgery to reverse a bilateral tubal ligation...

Beard v. Mobile Press Register - 12/10/2004
This appeal, transferred to this court by the Alabama Supreme Court pursuant to § 12-2-7(6), Ala. Code 1975, concerns the nature of an employer's liability in the context of an employee's slaying by a co-worker. On the afternoon...

Lifestar Response of Alabama - 12/3/2004
Lifestar Response of Alabama, Inc., d/b/a Care Ambulance ("Lifestar") appeals from an order entered on July 31, 2003, by Judge Charles Price (1) overruling Lifestar's motion to set aside a default judgment entered in the case styled...

George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital v. Andrews - 11/19/2004
George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital ("the hospital") and Jason Ivey, R.N., appeal from the denial of a renewed motion for a judgment as a matter of law and the denial of their motion for remittitur or, alternatively, for a new trial. A...

Bullin v. Correctional Medical Services - 11/19/2004
Jamie Bullin, Lisa Johnson, and Tabitha Manuel ("the employees") appeal from a summary judgment of the Montgomery Circuit Court on their tort claim against their employer, Correctional Medical Services, Inc. ("CMS"), arising out of an...

Ex parte Hanna Steel Corp. - 11/12/2004
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS Hanna Steel Corporation; Allied Signal, Inc.; Bailey PVS Oxides; Certainteed Corporation; Fritz Enterprises, Inc.; Honeywell International, Inc.; United States Steel Corporation; Vulcan Materials...

Wal-Mart Stores - 11/12/2004
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ("the employer"), appeals from an order of the Houston Circuit Court granting a motion, filed pursuant to Rule 60(b), Ala. R. Civ. P., by Susan Pitts ("the employee") seeking relief from a judgment determining the...

Ex parte Sysco Food Services of Jackson - 9/24/2004
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS The petitioners, Sysco Food Services of Jackson, LLC, and Sysco Corporation (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Sysco"), the defendants in a retaliatory-discharge action pending in the Mobile...

Springhill Nursing Homes - 9/24/2004
These appeals are from the denial of a motion to compel arbitration. We affirm. On February 26, 2002, Melda McCurdy sued Springhill Nursing Homes, Inc., doing business as the Springhill Senior Residence ("Springhill"); Thomas K....

Ex parte DaimlerChrysler Corp. - 9/17/2004
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS DaimlerChrysler Corporation, Rental Car Finance Corporation, Dollar Rent-A-Car, and PRP Enterprises/PRT Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Dollar Rent-A-Car, defendants in four actions arising out of a single...

Ex parte Norfolk Southern Railway Co. - 9/3/2004
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS Norfolk Southern Railway Company and Central of Georgia Railroad Company ("the railroads") petition for a writ of mandamus to review the trial court's order refusing to uphold their assertion of the...

Breaux v. Thurston - 12/30/2003
Sheila Bailey Thurston filed a medical-malpractice action against Dr. Charles W. Breaux and Jefferson Clinic, P.C., a professional corporation through which a group of doctors, including Dr. Breaux, provided physicians for the staff of...

Shiv-Ram - 12/30/2003
On September 14, 1998, Linda McCaleb ("Linda") and her husband, Dennis, sued Shiv-Ram, Inc., d/b/a Ramada Inn of Anniston ("Shiv-Ram"), and other named and fictitiously named defendants not parties to this appeal. Their complaint...

Veteto v. Swanson Services Corp. - 12/30/2003
On May 29, 2002, Ronald D. Veteto ("Veteto") sued Swanson Services Corporation ("Swanson") and, "in both their individual and official capacities," Michael Haley, commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections ("DOC"); Billie...

Williams v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. - 12/19/2003
This appeal presents the following question: Under what circumstances may a third party bring a claim of bad-faith failure to pay against an insurer of the party who injured the third party? Danny Williams appeals the Jefferson Circuit...

Reaves v. Reaves - 12/19/2003
On February 7, 2002, the wife, Margaret Elaine Reaves, sued the husband, Barry D. Reaves, for a divorce. On October 3, 2002, the trial court entered a final judgment divorcing the parties. In its judgment, the trial court awarded the...

DCH Healthcare Authority v. Duckworth - 12/19/2003
This appeal challenges a judgment entered on a jury verdict against DCH Healthcare Authority d/b/a DCH Regional Medical Center ("the Center") in favor of Mary K. Duckworth, as personal representative of her husband, Dee Duckworth,...

Howard v. City of Atmore - 12/12/2003
Rehearing denied February 20, 2004. Gladys Bowens Howard, as administratrix of the estate of her sister, Marilyn Faye Bowens, deceased, appeals from a summary judgment entered in favor of the City of Atmore; Joseph Daniel...

[W] McGhee v. Martin - 12/12/2003
On October 14, 1999, Willie McGhee lost his right arm and hand in an industrial accident that occurred while he was processing rubber through a "re-op mill" at the business premises of his employer, Uniroyal/B.F. Goodrich/Michelin...

General Motors Corp. v. Jernigan - 12/12/2003
General Motors Corporation ("GM") appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict in favor of Wilbert Jernigan, individually and as father and next friend of Jeffrey Jernigan, a minor child (the father is hereinafter referred to as...

Pearson v. Brooks - 12/5/2003
Annie Pearson appeals from the trial court's order dismissing, on the basis of a statute-of-limitations defense, her complaint against Glenn Brooks and Michael Black seeking damages for a job-related injury. We affirm. Pearson...

Ex parte Kia Motors America - 11/21/2003
As Modified on Denial of Rehearing PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS Kia Motors America, Inc., headquartered in California; Kia Motors Corporation, headquartered in Korea (Kia Motors America, Inc., and Kia Motors Corporation...

Ex parte Alloy Wheels International - 11/21/2003
PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS The defendant Alloy Wheels International, Ltd., a foreign corporation engaged in manufacturing aluminum alloy wheels, petitions this Court for a writ of mandamus directing the trial judge to vacate...

Wal-Mart Stores - 11/21/2003
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., petitioned this Court pursuant to Rule 5, Ala. R. App. P., for permission to appeal from the trial court's denial of its motion for a summary judgment in this retaliatory-discharge case. We granted the petition,...

Wolfe v. Alfa Mutual Insurance Co. - 11/21/2003
Margaret D. Wolfe appeals from a summary judgment entered by the Mobile Circuit Court against her and in favor of Alfa Mutual Insurance Company ("Alfa") on Wolfe's complaint against Alfa alleging breach of contract and seeking...

Premdor Corporation v. Jones - 11/14/2003
Premdor Corporation appeals from a judgment entered by the Marion Circuit Court in favor of Renelda K. Jones finding that Jones was permanently totally disabled as a result of an injury she sustained in the course of her employment...

Page  1 2 3 4 5 6
 
Personal Injury Lawyers CLICK HERE
Select Personal Injury Attorneys by State
Personal Injury Lawyers Brain Injuries Spinal Cord Injuries
Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Back Injuries Ruptured & Herniated Disks
Bulging Disk Neck Injuries Dog Bites
Toxic Mold Product Liability Fire Accidents
Trucking Accidents Boating Accidents Car Accidents
Plane Crashes Medical Malpractice Motorcycle Accidents
Wrongful Death Personal Injury Lawsuits Testimonial
 RSS Feeds  |  Articles  |  Jobs  |  Leads
SiteMap | Attorney Registration | PI Case Laws
| Personal Injury Lawyers Directory | Success Stories | Press Releases
Copyright © 2005. “National Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (NAPIL)”. All rights reserved.
By using the system, you agree to TERMS OF SERVICE

...