Supreme Court of Alabama Decisions 2018

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Somnus Mattress Corp. v. Hilson  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170250

Justia Opinion Summary: Somnus Mattress Corporation d/b/a Posturecraft Mattress Company ("Somnus") appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Stephen Hilson and Crutchfield & Graves Insurance Agency, LLC ("CGIA"), on Somnus's claim that...

Ex parte Wilcox County Board of Education et al.  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170621

Justia Opinion Summary: The Wilcox County Board of Education ("the Board"); Tyrone Yarbrough, individually and in his official capacity as the superintendent of the Board; and members of the Board Bernard Martin and Lester Turk, individually an...

Ex parte Waste Away Group, Inc.
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170691
Ace American Insurance Company v. Rouse's Enterprises, LLC, d/b/a Rouses Markets  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170818

Justia Opinion Summary: Ace American Insurance Company ("Ace"), an intervenor in the action below, appeals from the Baldwin Circuit Court's dismissal of the action filed by Ace's insured, Willie James Westbrook, against Rouse's Enterprises, LLC...

Ex parte Chmielewski  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1171089

Justia Opinion Summary: Mary Chmielewski, as personal representative of the estate of Yvonne Speer Hoover, deceased; Grace Ellis; and Roger Stone petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Baldwin Circuit Court to...

Ex parte Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C.  
Date: December 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1171102

Justia Opinion Summary: Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C. ("MCG"), petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to direct the Jefferson Circuit Court to vacate its July 30, 2018 order denying MCG's motion for a change of venue and to...

David Vinson, Jr. v. Lhoist North America of Alabama, LLC
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1160886
Honea v. Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.  
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170152

Justia Opinion Summary: Kathryn Honea purported to appeal a judgment in favor of Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. ("Raymond James"), and Bernard Michaud, an employee of Raymond James (collectively, "RJFS"), in the underlying action seekin...

Ex parte Advanced Disposal Services South, LLC, et al.  
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170320

Justia Opinion Summary: Advanced Disposal Services South, LLC; Advanced Disposal Services Alabama Holdings, LLC; Tallassee Waste Disposal Center, Inc.; Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.; and Stone's Throw Landfill, LLC (collectively, "Advanced D...

Alabama v. Volkswagen AG  
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170528

Justia Opinion Summary: The State appealed a circuit court order that, among other things, dismissed its claims against Volkswagen AG ("VWAG"). The State had filed a complaint claiming VWAG and other defendants, violated the Alabama Environment...

Ex parte Mobile Infirmary Association d/b/a Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.  
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170567

Justia Opinion Summary: Mobile Infirmary Association d/b/a Mobile Infirmary Medical Center ("Mobile Infirmary") filed a petition for a writ of mandamus asking the Alabama Supreme Court to direct the Mobile Circuit Court to vacate paragraph 11 o...

Ex parte R.P. and D.P.
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170848
Ex parte R.P. and D.P.
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170849
Ex parte City of Gardendale.
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171214
Ex parte Gregory Hunt.
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1180005
Ex parte Jefferson County Department of Human Resources.
Date: December 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1180089
Hartung Commercial Properties, Inc. v. Buffi's Automotive Equipment and Supply Company, Inc.  
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1170482

Justia Opinion Summary: Hartung Commercial Properties, Inc. ("Hartung"), appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Buffi's Automotive Equipment and Supply Company, Inc. ("Buffi's Automotive"). Wayne Hartung bought a piece of commercial...

Hudmon Construction Company, Inc. v. Stallings & Sons, Inc.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1170525
Ex parte H.D.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1171105
Ex parte H.D.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1171106
Ex parte Nadrica Jenorse Fuller.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1171216
Ex parte Eric Matthew Blackerby.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180025
Ex parte Robert Lewis Hill.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180049
Ex parte Joseph H. Holmes.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180067
Ex parte Ricky Mobley.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180069
Ex parte Demitrius Wayne Alexander.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180082
Ex parte Kenneth Joe Price.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180100
Ex parte Keith Alexander.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180103
Ex parte Cedric Devon Lowe.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180114
Ex parte Reginald Bishop.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180120
Ex parte Tyrik Latez Treadwell.
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1180127
Robinson v. Harrigan Timberlands Limited Partnership  
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 1170515

Justia Opinion Summary: Robert Robinson appealed a circuit court's dismissal of his action against Harrigan Timberlands Limited Partnership ("Harrigan"), Scotch Land Management, LLC ("Scotch"), Fulton Logging Company, LLC ("Fulton"), Black Shee...

Ex parte Tyson Chicken, Inc., and Charles Gregory Craig.  
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 1170820

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2017, a vehicle driven by Lisa Huffstutler collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Charles Craig, an employee of Tyson Chicken, Inc. Emergency responders, including state troopers and medical personnel, investigated...

Barnhart v. Ingalls  
Date: November 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170253

Justia Opinion Summary: Deborah Barnhart, Brooke Balch, and Vickie Henderson, current and former officers of the Alabama Space Science Exhibit Commission ("the Commission") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for mandamus relief. The Commissio...

Huntsville International Research Institute v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1160959
Ex parte Dolgencorp, LLC.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1161003
Chevene Hill v. Alabama State Bar
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1170141
Bert S. Nettles v. Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.C., et al.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1170162
Ex parte Dontae Callen.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1170219
Cooper v. Cooper  
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1170271

Justia Opinion Summary: In consolidated appeals, Randolph Clay Cooper ("Clay") appealed two summary judgments entered in favor of his siblings, Garland Terrance Cooper ("Terry") and Rebecca Cooper Bonner ("Becky"). Case no. 1170270 concerned a...

Ex parte Cavalier Home Builders, LLC, d/b/a Buccaneer Homes.  
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1170847

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Jeremy Gowan filed this action against Cavalier Home Builders, LLC, d/b/a Buccaneer Homes ("Buccaneer"), Minton Industries, Inc. ("Minton"), Monster Movers, LLC ("Monster Movers"), Jerry Dudley, and Britt Richar...

Ex parte Sheena Simpson and Mary L. Perkins.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1170968
Ex parte Mario Dion Woodward.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1171004
Ex parte Demetrius Terrence Frazier.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1171020
Ex parte Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co. and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.  
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1171081

Justia Opinion Summary: Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co. ("Nationwide") and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. ("Hartford") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to direct the Circuit Court to rule...

Ex parte C.G.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1171185
Ex parte C.G.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1171186
Ex parte C.G.
Date: November 16, 2018
Docket Number: 1171187
Bibler Masonry, Inc. v. Evanston Insurance Company
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1160979
Abraham Burton v. City of Fairfield
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1170571
Genesis USA Development, LLC v. Samuel H. Frazier et al.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1170624
Vanessa Gardner v. Publix Super Market, Inc.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1170666
Ex parte Ricky Dee Varner.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171116
Ex parte Frances Sydney Rumsey.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171121
Ex parte Deandre Laquis Malloy.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171136
Ex parte Jimmy Junior Gray.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171145
Ex parte William Dangelo McKinney.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171147
Ex parte Suzanne McAbee.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171157
Ex parte B. D. B.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171163
Ex parte Casandra Grant Smith.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171177
Ex parte Richard Burgin, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171183
Ex parte Estella Curry.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171184
Ex parte S.C.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171190
Ex parte Alabama Department of Revenue.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171191
Ex parte Boyd J. Landry.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171192
Ex parte Philip C. Hardee.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171208
Ex parte David Tinsley Underwood III.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171209
Ex parte Bradley Emmerson Grindle.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171210
Ex parte Calvin Massey.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171215
Ex parte John David Young.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1171217
Ex parte James Calvin Casey, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180003
Ex parte Henry Patrick McGhee, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180008
Ex parte Damon Lake.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180019
Ex parte J. Z. F.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180020
Ex parte William Barrett Slade II.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180022
Ex parte Drago Ferguson.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180024
Ex parte Shaquille Brandon Upshaw.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180026
Ex parte Jamie Ladae Kelly.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180027
Ex parte Sandra Hill Treadway.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180028
Ex parte Stevin Ra Dunning.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180029
Ex parte Larry Lambert Sheffield.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180030
Ex parte Gregory Rayshon Spann.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180033
Ex parte Nicholas Lewis Harris.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180044
Ex parte J. E. W.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180045
Ex parte M.D.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180048
Ex parte Carolyn D. Robinson.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180054
Ex parte Kenneth Lynn Pollard, Jr.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180064
Ex parte William Knott.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180068
Ex parte Richard A. Yeager.
Date: November 9, 2018
Docket Number: 1180072
Ex parte Killian Construction Company and Christian Mills.  
Date: November 2, 2018
Docket Number: 1170696

Justia Opinion Summary: Killian Construction Company ("Killian") and Christian Mills petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to direct the Circuit Court to vacate its order denying their motion to dismiss the underlying acti...

Campbell v. Kennedy  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1160444

Justia Opinion Summary: Eduard Kennedy sued Tomlin Construction, LLC, and its employee, Stuart McQuaid Campbell, Jr., seeking damages for personal injuries Kennedy suffered when the Plymouth Grand Voyager passenger van he was driving collided w...

Ex parte Evangela Skelton, as the personal representative of the Estate of Brian Lee Skelton, Sr., deceased.  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1160641

Justia Opinion Summary: Evangela Skelton ("Angel"), as personal representative of the estate of Brian Lee Skelton, Sr. ("the estate"), requested the Alabama Supreme Court issue a writ of mandamus directing the Circuit Court (1) to vacate its or...

Ex parte Allen Kennemer and Nina Kennemer.  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1170095

Justia Opinion Summary: The underlying case concerned a dispute between Allen and Nina Kennemer and the Shelby County Board of Equalization as to the assessed value of real property owned by the Kennemers. The Board informed the Kennemers, by n...

Shadrick v. Grana  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1170513

Justia Opinion Summary: Sue Shadrick, as personal representative of the estate of William Harold Shadrick ("William"), appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Wilfredo Grana, M.D. In 2010, William presented to the emergency room repo...

Ex parte G.L.C.  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1170813

Justia Opinion Summary: Mother G.L.C. petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for certiorari review of a court of Civil Appeals judgment that denied her appeal as untimely. C.E.C. III ("the father") filed a petition with the Juvenile Court seeking...

Blalock v. Sutphin  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1170879

Justia Opinion Summary: Kimberly Blalock appealed a circuit court order holding Crimson Sutphin was the rightful beneficiary of a policy insuring the life of Loyd Sutphin, Jr. ("Loyd"), issued by New York Life Insurance Company. Loyd took out a...

Ex parte Ex parte Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission.  
Date: October 26, 2018
Docket Number: 1170892

Justia Opinion Summary: The Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission ("the Commission") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for mandamus relief to direct the circuit court to dismiss a complaint against it filed by Bryan Grimm...

Ex parte Jessie Livell Phillips.  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1160403

Justia Opinion Summary: Jessie Phillips was sentenced to death for the intentional killing of his wife and their unborn child. The Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed Phillips's conviction but remanded the case for the trial court to address cer...

David Vinson, Jr. v. Lhoist North America of Alabama, LLC
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1160886
Ex parte CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1160897
TLSL, Inc. v. Raul Cabrera a/k/a Ricardo Valdez
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1160950
Campbell v. J.R.C.  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1170385

Justia Opinion Summary: Patricia Campbell appeals from an order of the Mobile Circuit Court adjudicating J.R.C., J.L.C., R.L.C., and J.H.S., minor children, as the heirs of the estate of her son, Remano Campbell. Remano died intestate in Octobe...

Norvell v. Norvell  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1170544

Justia Opinion Summary: William Norvell appealed the grant of summary judgment in an action he filed against his brothers Carter and Samuel Norvell. This case arose from a dispute concerning a transaction in which their mother, Martha, sold Car...

Ex parte Jefferson County Housing Authority.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1170641
Unger v. Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P.  
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1170657

Justia Opinion Summary: Linda Unger, as personal representative of the estate of Marshall Unger ("Unger") deceased, appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P., and its employees, Naomi Phillips (the store gree...

William K. Norvell v. Martha Neal Norvell
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1170665
Ex parte State of Alabama.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 1171156
Jeffrey Jenkins v. Ray Elam and Diana Gold
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170076
Eric Hayes v. Markel American Insurance Company
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170352
Mark Townsend and Tommy Dodd v. Town of Bear Creek
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170429
Erika Goyzueta v. Landscape Workshop et al.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170453
Sandra Rogers v. BBC Chartering & Logistic GmbH & Company KG
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170475
Sandra Rogers v. BBC Chartering USA, LLC
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170476
Richard Glynn Poff, Jr. v. Alabama State Bar
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170707
Estate of Cameron McGlothan v. Walden Security, Inc.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170789
Ex parte Richard Jake Mitchell.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170960
Ex parte Garrett Keith Powell.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1170999
Ex parte Shontavis Nitwan Ayers.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171023
Ex parte Melvin James.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171038
Ex parte Clifford Scott.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171051
Ex parte Terrence Michael Burkes.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171067
Ex parte Carlton R. Cockrell.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171084
Ex parte Linda Sellers.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171085
Ex parte Jonathan Yancey.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171086
Ex parte Mark Edward Swigert.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171087
Ex parte ECO-Preservation Services, LLC.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171093
Ex parte Dexter Donnell Stewart.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171098
Ex parte Bruce Arrington Locke.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171104
Ex parte Constance F. Russell.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171110
Ex parte Matthew Gallant.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171111
Ex parte William Bailey and Tina Bailey.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171112
Ex parte Ronald R. Ford.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171113
Ex parte Leandre Marqua Collins.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171119
Ex parte William Lane Bosner.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171123
Ex parte Walter Lee Rhone, Jr.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171124
Ex parte T. O.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171125
Ex parte Neil Walker.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171131
Ex parte Wyatt Vogail Sexton.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171134
Ex parte Carrie Cabri Witt.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171137
Ex parte K. W. H.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171146
Ex parte David Thomas Solomon.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171158
Ex parte Labrande Marquese Hughley.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171161
Ex parte Jamet Nicodie Billingsleay.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171164
Ex parte Robert M. Evans.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171165
Ex parte Sandra Vincent and Orderick Vincent.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 1171168
Stephan v. Millennium Nursing and Rehab Center, Inc.  
Date: October 5, 2018
Docket Number: 1170524

Justia Opinion Summary: Rhonda Stephan as the personal representative of the Estate of Bobby Gene Hicks, appealed an order granting a motion to compel arbitration filed by Millennium Nursing and Rehab Center, Inc. Stephan contends that Hicks, h...

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden, LLC v. Honts  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1160045

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury entered a verdict against defendant HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden, LLC in a medical malpractice case brought by plaintiff Regina Honts, as personal representative of the estate of Doris Green. Hea...

Aqua Marine Enterprises, Inc. v. K&B Fabricators, Inc.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170021

Justia Opinion Summary: Aqua Marine Enterprises, Inc. ("AME"), and AME's chief operating officer and vice president Brent Mitchell appealed a circuit court judgment in favor of K&B Fabricators, Inc. ("K&B"), following a bench trial in a dispute...

Ex parte Utilities Board of the City of Tuskegee.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170234

Justia Opinion Summary: In May 2017, Jerry Tarver, Sr., sued the Utilities Board of the City of Tuskegee ("UBT") and numerous other defendants seeking damages based on alleged exposure to contaminated water purportedly caused by defendants' com...

Barrett v. Barrett  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170304

Justia Opinion Summary: William Barrett ("Bill") appealed a circuit court order entering summary judgment in favor of George Harvey Barrett ("George") and the trustees of the George Harvey Barrett Trust--Gail Ledbetter Cole Kaphan, Curtis L. Ba...

Ex parte Advanced Disposal Services South, LLC, et al.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170320

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants collectively referred to as "Advanced Disposal" petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for mandamus relief to direct the circuit court to either join the City of Tallassee as a necessary and indispensable party,...

Ex parte Town of Dauphin Island.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170424

Justia Opinion Summary: The Town of Dauphin Island ("the Town") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for mandamus relief from a circuit court order denying its motion for summary judgment on recreational-use grounds, and asked for entry of summ...

Burns v. Ashley  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170565

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellants Beverly Burns, Michael Ashley, and Debbie Elrod appealed the denial of their will contest, admitting to probate the will of Rheba Ashley, and issuing letters testamentary to James Ashley. The Alabama Supreme C...

Ex parte Birmingham Airport Authority.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170592

Justia Opinion Summary: Terri Bargsley filed a negligence and wantonness action against the Birmingham Airport Authority ("the BAA") seeking to recover damages for injuries Bargsley allegedly incurred in a fall at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Inter...

Ex parte Roy S. Moore and Judge Roy Moore for US Senate.
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170638
Ex parte Teresa Gilland.  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1170642

Justia Opinion Summary: Teresa Gilland petitioned for a writ of mandamus to direct the trial court to grant her motion to dismiss claims filed against her by Diane McCain on the basis of state-agent immunity. McCain, a resident of Jasper, Alaba...

Brian Pipkin v. Sun State Oil, Inc., et al.  
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1160850

Justia Opinion Summary: Brian Pipkin appealed a circuit court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Sun State Oil, Inc. on Pipkin's claim of conversion, negligence, and/or wantonness, and trespass with regard to Sun State's removal of gasolin...

Huntsville International Research Institute v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1160959
GHB Construction and Development Company, Inc. v. West Alabama Bank and Trust  
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170484

Justia Opinion Summary: GHB Construction and Development Company, Inc. ("GHB"), sued West Alabama Bank and Trust ("WABT") seeking a judgment declaring that its materialman's lien against property owned by Penny Guin was superior to WABT's mortg...

Hannah Dillon Dautenhahn v. Geico Casualty Company
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170582
Ex parte Liberty Recycling, Inc.
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170584
Ex parte Jordaan Stanly Creque.
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170803
John Nunnelee v. Ronald Knight
Date: September 21, 2018
Docket Number: 1170867
Ex parte Reginald Deshone Rogers.  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1160235

Justia Opinion Summary: Reginald Rogers petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari on an issue of first impression: whether the oral-pronouncement rule discussed in Ex parte Kelley, 246 So. 3d 1068 (Ala. 2015), applied where...

DISA Industries, Inc. v. Gregory Bell
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1160339
Ex parte Anthony Lane.  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1160984

Justia Opinion Summary: Anthony Lane was convicted for felony murder with the predicate offense of first-degree robbery. Although Lane initially lied to police about his involvement in the murder, he eventually told police that he had approache...

Ex parte Dolgencorp, LLC.  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1161003

Justia Opinion Summary: Dolgencorp, LLC ("Dollar General") filed a petition for a writ of mandamus requesting relief from a discovery order entered by the Tuscaloosa Circuit Court on February 8, 2017. In 2016, Daisy Pearl White Freeman was oper...

Jeremy Bradberry and Valerie Nelson v. The Hunter Safety System, Inc.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1161045
City of Lincoln v. Citizens Against Lincoln Expansion, Inc, et al.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170198
Cynthia Collins v. Roman's Roofing, Inc.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170313
Estate of Ray Wendell Williams v. Kimberly Loveless  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170392

Justia Opinion Summary: The estate of Ray Wendell Williams appeals a circuit court judgment ordering it to make a monthly payment of $1,000 to Williams's daughter Kimberly Loveless pursuant to a provision in Williams's will directing WTW Enterp...

Gordon Wayne Hardin and Glenda Hardin v. Barry Whitten and Wendy Whitten
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170449
Jacqueline Owens Gadson v. Frederick Owens
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170613
Ex parte Clifford Scott.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170615
Alan Gentry v. Bobby Joe King
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170669
Arthur Brennan Malloy v. Corizon, LLC
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170736
Ex parte L.S.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170888
Ex parte Dermico Lyterryon Sankey.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170914
Ex parte Timothy Wayne Tarver.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170932
Ex parte X. D. T.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170952
Ex parte Broderick Fitzgerald Kirksey.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170954
Ex parte Ashley Parkins Pruitt.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170956
Ex parte Ernestine Whitson Curry.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170977
Ex parte Alveno Metcalf.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170986
Ex parte Kenneth Morrissette.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170990
Ex parte Cardaryl Yree Freeman.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170991
Ex parte David Todd Stephens.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1170997
Ex parte Sylvia Coleman Ownby, Rita Grantham, and Jimmy Ronald Grantham.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171000
Ex parte Donald Bishop.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171013
Ex parte Robert Eugene Davis.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171014
Ex parte Ronald Andre Goodson.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171017
Ex parte Gerald Demont Turner.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171018
Ex parte Patrick Lee Downing.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171019
Ex parte Dorian Reid Jones.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171022
Ex parte J.A.W.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171024
Ex parte Michael Duren.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171035
Ex parte Jimmy Darren Mckleroy.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171036
Ex parte George William Barton.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171043
Ex parte Douglas Howard Cooner.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171055
Ex parte Charlie Cross.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171068
Ex parte Sherryl Palmore.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171069
Ex parte Lorenzo Reese.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171070
Ex parte Stewart Dequis Sykes.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171071
Ex parte Charli Jones Parker.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171072
Ex parte William Earl Davis.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171073
Ex parte Lewis Clark.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171080
Ex parte Jack King, Jr.
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 1171083
D. A. R. v. R.E.L., D.H., and R.H.  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1151080

Justia Opinion Summary: D.A.R. appealed a circuit court judgment dismissing his complaint against R.E.L., D.H., and R.H. D.A.R., a licensed attorney practicing in Alabama, filed a complaint against R.E.L., D.H., and R.H. R.E.L. was also a licen...

Ex parte State of Alabama.
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1170262
Ex parte the Estate of Fredrick O'Brian Elliott, deceased, by and through his personal representative, Sonya Windham.  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1170564

Justia Opinion Summary: The petitioner, the estate of Fredrick O'Brian Elliott, deceased, by and through his personal representative, Sonya Windham ("the estate"), filed a petition for a writ of mandamus asking the Alabama Supreme Court to dire...

Ex parte Joshua Eugene Russell.
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1170577
Ex parte Christopher Hurst.
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 1170793
Burnett v. Chilton County Health Care Authority and Chilton County  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1160958

Justia Opinion Summary: On January 21, 2014, House Bill 331 (H.B. 331) was introduced in the Alabama House of Representatives "to authorize the [Chilton] county commission to levy an additional one cent sales tax which shall be used exclusively...

Ex parte City of Montgomery and Charday P. Shavers.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1170103

Justia Opinion Summary: Police officer Charday Shavers and the City of Montgomery ("City") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to direct the Circuit Court to vacate its order denying Shavers and the City's joint motion f...

Nettles v. Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.C., et al.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1170162

Justia Opinion Summary: Bert Nettles appealed summary judgment entered in favor of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.C. ("Rumberger") and several attorneys with the firm. This case stemmed from the demise of the law firm of Haskell Slaughter Young...

Ex parte Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1170400

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners of the City of Mobile ("the Board") petitions the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to direct the Baldwin Circuit Court to transfer the underlying case to the Mobile...

Ex parte State of Alabama.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1170407

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2000, George Martin was convicted of murdering his wife, Hammoleketh. The jury found that Martin killed his wife to collect the proceeds from life-insurance policies he had taken out on her life. The jury recommended...

Ex parte State of Alabama.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1170446

Justia Opinion Summary: Jeffery Duncan pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor, and to unlawful possession of a controlled substance, a Class D felony. Before sentencing, Duncan made applic...

Ex parte American Sweeping, Inc.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 1170461

Justia Opinion Summary: American Sweeping, Inc. ("ASI"), petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Circuit Court to vacate an order denying its motion to dismiss the claims asserted against it in the underlying a...

Portersville Bay Oyster Company, LLC v. Blankenship  
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 1161101

Justia Opinion Summary: Portersville Bay Oyster Company, LLC ("the Oyster Company"), and its members, filed suit against 4H Construction Corporation, Greystone Industries, LLC, and Christopher Blankenship, in his official capacity as Commission...

Ivy Vickery Wittichen Henderson v. David P. Henderson, Sr.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1160473
Kelly v. Ankor Energy, LLC  
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1160476

Justia Opinion Summary: Ankor Energy, LLC, and Ankor E&P Holdings Corporation (collectively, "Ankor") appealed a circuit court's grant of a motion for a new trial in favor of Jerry Kelly, Kandace Kelly McDaniel, Kelly Properties, LLP, and K&L R...

TLSL, Inc. v. Raul Cabrera a/k/a Ricardo Valdez
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1160950
Chevene Hill v. Alabama State Bar
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170141
Ex parte Continental Motors, Inc.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170165
Ex parte RAM Aircraft, LP.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170281
Ex parte Randall Scott Jones.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170337
Ex parte Bennie White.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170447
Ex parte Integra LifeSciences Corporation.  
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170692

Justia Opinion Summary: Integra LifeSciences Corporation ("Integra") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for mandamus relief in a suit brought by Tawni Brooks and her husband, Bobby Brooks. In 2014, Brooks underwent a double mastectomy and bre...

Ex parte David Dewayne Riley.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170728
Ex parte Montgomery County Board of Education.  
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170733

Justia Opinion Summary: On January 7, 2018, John Doe, a minor, by and through his mother S.C., filed the underlying action against the Montgomery County Board of Education, seeking compensatory damages and punitive damages arising from an alleg...

Ex parte David Phillip Wilson.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170747
Ex parte Michael Keith Bardolf.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170806
Ex parte Michael Brandon Kelley.
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 1170921
Ex parte Dionntez Byner.  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 1170397

Justia Opinion Summary: Dionntez Byner petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari to review the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals' decision to affirm dismissal of his petition for postconviction relief. Byner challenged his 2...

Ex parte Roy S. Moore and Judge Roy Moore for US Senate.  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 1170638

Justia Opinion Summary: Seven members of the Supreme Court of Alabama, including the Chief Justice, recused themselves from consideration of all matters related to this mandamus petition pursuant to Canon 3.C of the Alabama Canons of Judicial E...

Rt. Reverend Stacy F. Sauls v. The Episcopal Church et al.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1161092
Ex parte Alabama Power Company.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170148
Anu Fields v. Jim Fisher
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170290
Ex parte D.S.C.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170625
Ex parte J.E.F.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170671
Troy Thompson and Betty Thompson v. The Wood Floor Store, LLC
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170698
Ex parte Jeffery Tyrone Riggs.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170783
Ex parte Sara Courtney Habel.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170823
Ex parte George Pernell Cole.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170824
Ex parte Taveres Dishan Jones.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170845
Ex parte C. David Russell.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170850
Ex parte Anthony R. Thompson.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170854
Ex parte Brandon Shane Pardue and Stevi Nicole Pardue.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170859
Ex parte G. W. D.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170869
Ex parte Ronald Collins Eubanks.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170871
Ex parte D.S.C.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170876
Ex parte Charlie Joe Wilson, Jr.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170880
Ex parte G.C.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170883
Ex parte G.C.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170884
Ex parte G.C.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170885
Ex parte G.C.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170886
Ex parte John Underwood.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170889
Ex parte Eddie Jerome Kelly.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170904
Ex parte Austin Smith Clem.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170905
Ex parte Dale William Gilley, Jr.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170906
Ex parte Horatio Omega Ferguson.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170908
Ex parte Jessie James Morris.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170909
Ex parte Earnest Darnell Thomas.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170911
Ex parte John Calvin Murray.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170912
Ex parte Lewis Jabari Martin.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170915
Ex parte Charles A. Dyson.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170916
Ex parte William Lawrence Crosby.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170923
Ex parte D. K. T.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170926
Ex parte Richard A. Yeager.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170927
Ex parte Samuel Allan McCormick.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170928
Ex parte Samuel Allan McCormick.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170929
Ex parte D. L. B.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170930
Ex parte Willie Thomas Burton, Jr.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170938
Ex parte Robert Albert Griffin.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170939
Ex parte Larry Dover.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170958
Ex parte Matthew Zachary Spain.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170961
Ex parte David Wooten.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170962
Ex parte Kevin Jessie Walker.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170963
Ex parte Marshall Cogman.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170964
Ex parte Thomas Franklin May III.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170970
Ex parte James Beamon.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 1170973
Ramsey v. Aurora Healthcare, Inc., et al.  
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1160726

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants Aurora Healthcare, Inc., and Aurora Cares, LLC, d/b/a Tara Cares (referred to collectively as "Aurora"), and Birmingham Nursing and Rehabilitation Center East, LLC ("Birmingham East") appealed a circuit court...

Ex parte Carter, in his capacity as Director of Finance for the State of Alabama.  
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1160887

Justia Opinion Summary: CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. ("CGI"), and Clinton Carter, in his capacity as Director of the Alabama Department of Finance, separately petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Mon...

Ex parte CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1160897
Harbin v. Estess  
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1170209

Justia Opinion Summary: Charlotte Harbin appealed a circuit court judgment in favor of defendants-appellees Glenn Estess, Jr., as personal representative of the estate of Lecil V. Thomas; Richard Thomas; and Roger Thomas. Lecil and Tommie Thoma...

Rumpelstiltskin Deal, LLC v. Juneco Holdings, Limited
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1160760
Deborah Holland v. Gary Spradlin and Sherry Gillis
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170354
Harry E. Gustafson v. Dothan National Golf Club, LLP
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170435
Ex parte F.V.O.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170739
Ex parte F.V.O.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170740
Ex parte F.V.O.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170741
Ex parte Brandon Washington.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170751
Ex parte Ned Johnson.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170755
Ex parte Joshua Loyd Southwick.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170758
Ex parte James R. Downes.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170761
Ex parte Victor Joseph Russo.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170763
Ex parte Brandon Johnson.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170772
Ex parte Henry Neal Ferguson.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170773
Ex parte Brandon Jemaul Kennedy.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170774
Ex parte William J. Byrd.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170775
Ex parte Joe Brown.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170777
Ex parte Keith Alan Kilpatrick.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170779
Ex parte Demario Marques Nobles.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170780
Ex parte Brandon D. Cox.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170782
Ex parte L. R. D. W.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170785
Ex parte Jason Allen Jackson.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170790
Ex parte Gregory Tavares Crews.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170791
Ex parte Quincy Valdez Harris.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170805
Ex parte Joel Clayton Kelley.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170810
Ex parte Jonathon Virgil Davis.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170812
Ex parte Moneek Marcell Ackles.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170815
Ex parte Jimmie Lee Crum.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170817
Ex parte Johnny Kirkland.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170821
Ex parte J.D.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170826
Ex parte J.D.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170827
Ex parte Larry Allen Patterson.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170828
Ex parte James Henry Davis.
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 1170855
DISA Industries, Inc. v. Bell  
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 1160339

Justia Opinion Summary: DISA Industries, Inc. ("DISA"), appeals from a judgment entered on a jury verdict in favor of Gregory Bell awarding $500,000 in compensatory damages. Bell sued DISA, Union Foundry Company ("Union Foundry"), and Duca Manu...

Ex parte Continental Motors, Inc.  
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 1170165

Justia Opinion Summary: Numerous plaintiffs filed a wrongful death action under section 6-5-410, Ala. Code 1975, against Continental Motors, Inc. ("CMI"), and RAM Aircraft, LP ("RAM"), among others, on behalf of the heirs of Mark Goldstein, Mar...

Ex parte RAM Aircraft, LP.
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 1170281
Ex parte The Utilities Board of the City of Foley, Alabama  
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 1161168

Justia Opinion Summary: The Utilities Board of the City of Foley, Alabama, d/b/a Riviera Utilities ("Riviera Utilities"), and Tom DeBell, James Wallace, Kevin Saucier, and Roby Tomlin (collectively, "the Riviera employees") were defendants in a...

Ex parte Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood, P.C.
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 1161125
Ex parte Decatur City Board of Education.  
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 1170017

Justia Opinion Summary: On or about March 22, 2016, Carrie Cabri Witt, a school employee, was arrested and charged with engaging in sex acts with students who were under the age of 19 years. At that time, she was also placed on paid administrat...

Ex parte Consolidated Pipe & Supply Co., Inc.  
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 1170050

Justia Opinion Summary: Consolidated Pipe filed the underlying action against The Ohio Casualty Insurance Company ("Ohio Casualty"), Bolt Construction & Excavating, LLC ("Bolt Construction"), and Michael Bolt (collectively, defendants). The Wes...

Ex parte Brookwood Health Services, Inc.  
Date: June 22, 2018
Docket Number: 1170054

Justia Opinion Summary: On October 8, 2016, Rita Kay filed a complaint against "Brookwood Baptist Health LLC" and fictitiously named defendants pursuant to the Alabama Medical Liability Act, based on injuries she allegedly suffered at the hands...

Ex parte Harold Hall.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1150950
Colley v. Estate of Sara Dees  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170042

Justia Opinion Summary: Following the death of Sara Dees in February 2013, her nephew Franklin Stephens produced a will executed by Dees in September 2012 in which she bequeathed to him the vast majority of her estate. Dees's sister, Hazel Coll...

Ex parte Riverbend, LLC; River Bend Marina, LLC; et al.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170100
Beddingfield et al. v. Mullins Insurance Company et al.  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170143

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Jimmy Larry Beddingfield ("Larry"), his wife, Rebecca, and their adult son, James Cody Beddingfield ("Cody") appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendants Mullins Insurance Company, Mullins...

Ex parte ABM Healthcare Support Services, Inc.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170237
Richardson v. Chambless  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170263

Justia Opinion Summary: Philip Richardson filed a complaint against Ben Chambless ("Ben"), Alaspec Residential Inspections, LLC, and Good Cents Home Inspections & Energy Management, LLC, in which he requested a jury trial on multiple claims ari...

G.R.L.C. Trust v. Garrison Decatur Crossings, LLC  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170315

Justia Opinion Summary: G.R.L.C. Trust, formed under the laws of Texas, appealed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Garrison Decatur Crossings, LLC ("Garrison Decatur"), in Garrison Decatur's action for a judgment declaring the need for...

Ex parte Oscar Doster.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170489
Ex parte Timothy Flowers.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170576
Ex parte Nicholas Bernard Acklin.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170677
Ex parte James Ben Brownfield.
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 1170702
Shannon Hall v. Estate of Jordan Cole Hooper, a deceased minor
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1161117
Shannon Hall v. Estate of Jordan Cole Hooper, a deceased minor
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1161135
Ruby Barton v. James Talley
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170040
James Hale et al. v. Charles S. Givianpour et al.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170144
Ex parte Kelli Jo Cone.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170604
Ex parte K. T. and D.M.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170605
Ex parte Adrian Maurice Ezell.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170612
Ex parte C.B.W.N.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170626
Ex parte Mark Anthony Jewell.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170628
Ex parte K. T. and D.M.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170639
Ex parte Shatarious Raymoine Cobb.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170661
Ex parte Margaret Lampi.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170670
Ex parte John Denver Pegg.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170672
Ex parte Shamond Danta Williams.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170674
Ex parte Eddie Mitchell Brown.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170675
Ex parte Milton Wayne Nance and Katie Nance.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170676
Ex parte Patrick Deon Johnson.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170678
Ex parte Milton Wayne Nance and Katie Nance.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170680
Ex parte Charles Auther Moore.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170681
Ex parte E. L. Y.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170720
Ex parte Johnnie W. Jacks.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170744
Ex parte Bradley Lamar Skinner.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170753
Ex parte Sidney James Baker.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 1170757
Veitch v. Vowell  
Date: June 1, 2018
Docket Number: 1170723

Justia Opinion Summary: William Veitch was a Republican candidate for district attorney for the 10th Judicial Circuit of Alabama. His request for a declaration was denied, and he petitioned for a writ of mandamus when the trial court refused to...

Ex parte Mobile Infirmary Association d/b/a Mobile Infirmary Medical Center.  
Date: May 25, 2018
Docket Numbers: 1160731, 1160815

Justia Opinion Summary: In consolidated petitions, defendant Mobile Infirmary Medical Center ("MIMC") sought a writ of mandamus to direct the Mobile Circuit Court to vacate portions of its May 5, 2017, discovery orders. More specifically, in ca...

Baptist Health System, Inc. v. Cantu  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1151117

Justia Opinion Summary: Baptist Health System, Inc., d/b/a Walker Baptist Medical Center ("WBMC"), appealed a circuit court's denial of its postjudgment motion seeking relief from the judgment entered on a jury verdict in favor of Armando Cantu...

Ex parte Mark Price d/b/a J&M Movers.  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1161167

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Mark Price d/b/a J&M Movers ("J&M") filed a petition for a writ of mandamus with the Alabama Supreme Court requesting the Perry Circuit Court to vacate its order granting a motion for relief from judgment filed...

Ex parte Joshua Ward.  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170142

Justia Opinion Summary: Joshua Ward petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Shelby Circuit Court to vacate its October 7, 2017, order setting aside a default judgment entered against Johnathan Motors, LLC, and...

Ex parte the Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama.  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170183

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama ("the Board") petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Jefferson Circuit Court to dismiss for lack of subject- matter jurisdiction, base...

Ex parte Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill and Director of Elections Ed Packard.  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170216

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants the Alabama Secretary of State, John Merrill, and a member of his staff, Ed Packard, the director of elections, petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to direct the Montgomery Circuit Cour...

Ex parte Albert Daniels.  
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170347

Justia Opinion Summary: Albert Daniels petitioned the Alabama Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus compelling the Barbour Circuit Court to vacate its order severing and staying Daniels's claims against defendants Joseph Morris, Tracy Cary, and...

Ex parte Timothy Scott Boyle.
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170436
Ex parte Brooks Holloway Foley.
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170438
Ex parte L.C.M. and J.K.
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170463
Ex parte L.C.M. and J.K.
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170464
Ex parte L.C.M. and J.K.
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170465
Ex parte D. L. P., Jr.
Date: May 18, 2018
Docket Number: 1170607
BeBee Properties, LLC v. Margaret A. Ard
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1160988
Central Leasing Corporation v. WM Capital Partners, LLC
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1161026
John C. Allen v. Patsy Allen
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170046
Andre Barnwell v. CLP Corporation  
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170115

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Andre Barnwell appealed the grant of summary judgment entered in favor of CLP Corporation ("CLP"), the defendant below. In a previous review, the Alabama Supreme Court reversed a summary judgment entered in fav...

Ex parte A.D.P.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170258
Ex parte A.D.P.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170274
Ex parte A.D.P.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170275
Ex parte Merchants Adjustment Service.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170440
Ex parte Charissa A. Smalls.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170468
Ex parte James Kevin Mixon.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170547
Ex parte Justin Shawn Miller.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170548
Ex parte Merita Fejzullahu.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170558
Ex parte W. B.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170568
Ex parte Ray F. Robbins II.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170573
Ex parte K.L.R.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170580
Ex parte Casey Lee Dooley.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170581
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170583
Ex parte Michael Darnell Oliver.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170585
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170593
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170594
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170595
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170596
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170597
Ex parte D.E. and T.G.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170598
Ex parte Myron Monroe.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170602
Ex parte Roil Lamar Hadley, Jr.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170603
Ex parte William Herbert Villar.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170608
Ex parte Desmond Rue.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170614
Ex parte Robert Baise, Jr.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170618
Ex parte Todd Jeffrey Gates.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170619
Ex parte Bobby Lynn Smith.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170627
Ex parte Jody Lynn Potts.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170629
Ex parte Jason Murray Black.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170631
Ex parte Carlos Benard Singleton.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170634
Ex parte Glenn Adam Bell.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170640
Ex parte Laura Arteaga Gonzalez.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170649
Ex parte Gewonda Gubrell Hudson.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170651
Ex parte Enrico Morris Cornley.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170653
Ex parte Ladarryl Pettway.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170654
Ex parte Martez Thomas.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170655
Ex parte Tony Deanglo Joyce.
Date: May 11, 2018
Docket Number: 1170682
Ansley v. Inmed Group, Inc. d/b/a Bullock County Hospital, et al.  
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 1160465

Justia Opinion Summary: This wrongful-death action was tried to a jury, which returned a verdict in favor of "all defendants," which included the entity that operates Bullock County Hospital, ERMDS, LLC, and the estate of Dr. Ireneo Domingo, Jr...

Eickhoff Corporation v. Warrior Met Coal, LLC  
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 1161099

Justia Opinion Summary: Warrior Met Coal, LLC sued Eickhoff Corporation alleging certain pieces of heavy mining equipment Eickhoff had manufactured and sold to Warrior Coal were defective. Eickhoff subsequently moved the trial court to compel W...

Suggs v. Gray  
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 1161118

Justia Opinion Summary: Fred W. Suggs, Jr., as personal representative of the Estate of Frances W. Gray, deceased, appealed a circuit court order denying his Rule 60(b), Ala. R. Civ. P., motion for relief from judgments entered by the circuit c...

Richardson v. Relf  
Date: May 4, 2018
Docket Number: 1170559

Justia Opinion Summary: Ed Richardson and Reginald Eggleston, individually and in their official capacities as interim superintendent of the Alabama Department of Education and chief administrative officer of the Alabama State Board of Educatio...

Elsaja Holdings, LLC v. JP-8 Comm, LLC, et al.
Date: April 30, 2018
Docket Number: 1160592
Lynd v. Marshall County Pediatrics, P.C.  
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1160683

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Tara Lynd, M.D. appealed the grant of summary judgment entered in favor of Marshall County Pediatrics, P.C. ("MCP"), in her action seeking a judgment declaring the proper valuation of her shares in MCP. In July 1978,...

Watson v. University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, P.C.  
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1170057

Justia Opinion Summary: Homer Watson, as personal representative of the estate of Mary Fejeran, deceased, appealed the grant of summary judgment in a wrongful death action in favor of defendants the University of Alabama Health Services Foundat...

Ex parte International Paper Company et al.  
Date: April 27, 2018
Docket Number: 1170458

Justia Opinion Summary: International Paper Company and three employees (Janet Pridgeon, Joni Harris, and Shawn Blenis) sought a writ of mandamus directing the Wilcox Circuit Court to rule upon a pending motion to dismiss a case against them fo...

Jeremy Harmon v. Argos Cement, LLC
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 1160710
Ex parte Jon S. Sanderson et al.
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 1160824
Irwin v. Jefferson County Personnel Board  
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 1161145

Justia Opinion Summary: Paul Irwin, Jr., appealed a final judgment of the Jefferson Circuit Court dismissing his claim for injunctive relief against the Jefferson County Personnel Board ("the Board") and the City of Trussville ("Trussville"). T...

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