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Jon Lewis

No Jury? No Judge Now!

I recently posted that obtaining a jury is getting more and more difficult in civil cases.  Well, Monday, the process began where it might become more difficult to even get a Judge.  On Monday, August 15, 2016, an order was […]

Jon Lewis

You Want a Jury in your Case? SORRY!

NO JURY (SOUP) FOR YOU!!!!! The 7th Amendment of the United States Constitution provides: In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact […]

Jon Lewis

WALTER ENERGY – WHAT’S WRONG IN AMERICA

On a flight last week, I was catching up on my reading.  In the August 7, 2015 edition of the Birmingham Business Journal, there was a list of the highest paid public company executives (ranked by compensation in 2014).  Four […]

Jon Lewis

Alabama Workers Compensation Question

A question was posted on LawGuru recently regarding Alabama Workers Compensation. I thought some people, especially those in jobs requiring more physical labor, might find the question and…

Jon Lewis

Actual Questions – New Series

We get questions all of the time from various individuals with legal questions. These questions come into our office in various ways. Sometimes people call us. Sometimes they e-mail us. Sometimes…

Jon Lewis

BP Oil Spill – The Sharks are Circling

Well, it hasn’t been long, but the oil sure hasn’t prevented the sharks from circling. Law firms are moving fast to get the cases. They are aggressive, and they see green, and it’s not algae. It’s…

Jon Lewis

Won Your Workers Compensation Case? Not so Fast

What are the insurance companies doing now? They are using Utilization Review in order to cut off workers compensation benefits. How does that work?
Well, the Alabama Workers Compensation Act…

Jon Lewis

Alabama Workers Compensation – Disadvantaged Employees

We are in the process of representing an individual who was seriously injured on the job. He has had two back surgeries, and he is 72 years of age. He has been deemed 100% disabled, and we are…

Danny Lehane

Injuered at work? Now what?

When an individual is injured or suffers an illness arising out of and in the course his/her employment, that individual has certain rights provided to her/him under the Alabama Workers’…

Beth Scherer

How to help your body heal after an accident (part I)

Automobile accidents typically cause people a lot of emotional & physical stress. In my 18 years of chiropractic practice, I have found that when people focus on 4 areas of health, they are able…