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Mine Workers Sue for $933 Million, Claim Defendant and Walter Energy “Under Common Control”

Trustees of the United Mine Workers of America pension plan sued, on August 6, a Bahamian insurance company with alleged ties to bankrupt Walter...

Boot Camp Prepares Incoming First-Year Law Students

It’s a trial by fire, of sorts, for incoming first-year law students. Instead of push-ups and learning the intricacies of making tight hospital corners...

Increased Foreign Investment in Alabama

Pre-deal diligence is necessary for foreign investments in Alabama

A Month’s Worth of Defense Contracts in Alabama

Defense contracts awarded from June 19 to July 19 to Alabama companies and to non-Alabama companies for work to be performed in Alabama.

Roundup Lawsuits Rock Bayer

International giant Bayer is reaping a whirlwind of hurt after its buyout of Monsanto, maker of Roundup. Attorneys with top Alabama plaintiff firms wade into the tsunami of product liability claims.

The Critical Business Issues of Privacy

Cyber security and data breaches are only the tip of the privacy iceberg — in a technology surge that now includes smart cities and facial recognition. Two Alabama privacy lawyers clue you in to the issues critical to your business.

Aim for Arbitration Up Front

While the courts may provide one avenue, arbitration is often another very effective way to deal with a variety of issues.

5 Things to Know about Alabama’s New Unfair Pay Law

Here's what you should know about the Clarke-Figures Act that will go into effect at the end of August.

SB129 Promises Fair Deal for Alabama Franchise Owners

An important bill that could affect thousands of small business franchises made its way through the Alabama Senate in the regular session but remained in a House committee when the session ended.

Carpet Makers Want Pollution Trials Moved out of Alabama

Alabama Supreme Court hears arguments on environmental suits

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