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Shelton v. Green  
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 1160474

Justia Opinion Summary: Leigh Shelton, as the personal representative of the estate of Margaret Blansit, deceased, appealed a judgment in favor of I.E. Green in a personal-injury action brought by Shelton seeking damages for injuries Blansit al...

Ingle v. Adkins  
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 1160671

Justia Opinion Summary: Sheila Ingle ("Ingle") appealed a circuit court order dismissing her claims against Jason Adkins, individually and in his capacity as superintendent of the Walker County School System; the Walker County Board of Educatio...

Norvell v. Parkhurst  
Date: November 9, 2017
Docket Number: 1160696

Justia Opinion Summary: Candy Parkhurst ("Parkhurst"), personal representative of the estate of her husband, Andrew P. Parkhurst ("Andrew"), deceased, file suit to compel Carter C. Norvell and Parkhurst & Norvell, an accounting firm Norvell had...

Thomas v. Heard  
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 1150118

Justia Opinion Summary: Timothy Thomas appealed from judgments entered in favor of Randell Heard and Donna Heard and in favor of Laura Wells, as guardian ad litem and next friend of M.A., a minor. The Heards and Wells had separately sued Thomas...

Morrow v. Bentley  
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 1151313

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Johnny Mack Morrow, a member of the Alabama House of Representatives, and Jim Zeigler, auditor for the State of Alabama appealed a circuit court judgment dismissing their complaint filed against Robert Bentley...

Johnston v. Castles & Crowns, Inc.  
Date: November 3, 2017
Docket Number: 1160171

Justia Opinion Summary: Jami Johnston appealed a judgment entered in favor of Castles and Crowns, Inc. ("Castles"). Castles was a children's clothing company formed by Julie Vickers and Amy Bowers. Brandi Stuart, Johnston's sister, worked for C...

Ex parte Buck.  
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 1151011

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Frank and Martha Buck, challenged the Court of Civil Appeals’ decision to affirm the trial court's judgment in favor of defendants CH Highland, LLC (“Highland”) and the City of Birmingham (“City”) in their cha...

Ex parte Rockingham Boat Club, Inc.
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 1151345
Ghee v. USAble Mutual Insurance Co.  
Date: October 27, 2017
Docket Number: 1160082

Justia Opinion Summary: Douglas Ghee, as personal representative of the estate of Billy Fleming, deceased, appealed a circuit court order dismissing his wrongful-death claim against USAble Mutual Insurance Company d/b/a Blue Advantage Administr...

Walker v. Johnson  
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Numbers: 1160049, 1151347, 1160158

Justia Opinion Summary: Georgia Urology, P.A., and several of its member physicians filed objections to challenge a $124 million attorney fee awarded by the Jefferson Alabama Circuit Court to class counsel as part of the settlement of Johnson v...

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