Law and Government

Writing for the Judge

Lawyers are lionized in movies for their abilities as orators, but in real life, it’s their gifts for crafting written arguments that...

Legal Advice From on High

When Ken Riley, a Birmingham liability lawyer, goes out to survey an automobile accident scene, he usually takes his camera-equipped drone...

Whistleblowers

In 2011, Blake Percival of Montgomery made a difficult choice. He sued his former employer.  Percival had worked more than a decade...

Countdown to Showdown Over Alabama One

The Ides of March could mark the end of a long and bitter feud for control of the Tuscaloosa-based Alabama One Credit Union, ...

Battling Big Pharma

Suing pharmaceutical companies on behalf of consumers is some of the main work of Dee Miles, a partner with the Montgomery-based plaintiff law...

Obama EPA Gets Heavy

When it comes to the environmental regulation landscape in the United States, one thing can be said with absolute moral certainty — uncertainty...

Again Miss Nina Speaks Out

Birmingham attorney Jenna Bedsole didn’t intend to add “documentary filmmaker” to her already impressive resume. However, soon after Bedsole began researching the life...

How to Protect and Mine Your IP

Intellectual property is a growing and increasingly important realm in the business world — but exactly what is intellectual property? A short answer...

BP’s “Well from Hell” and a Very Big Class Action

April 20 is the fifth anniversary of the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, which began spewing over 200 million gallons of BP...

What Builders Want from the Legislature

Members of two Alabama construction trade associations say they will be looking to the state Legislature this spring to give their industry an economic...

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