New regulations for the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Published March 08, 2013

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final version of its new rules promulgated under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). The new rules went into effect on March 8, 2013.

John Wynn participates on panel during seminar about government contracting

Published March 07, 2013

Lanier Ford sponsors seminar, along with others.

Firm attorneys participate in Volunteer Lawyers Program

Published January 14, 2013

The program provides free legal assistance to clients who meet income and net-worth qualifications.

Ten firm lawyers named to Best Lawyers for 2013

Published January 14, 2013

Best Lawyers is generally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence inthe United States.

George Royer named Lawyer of the Year

Published January 03, 2013

Royer named the Huntsville Lawyer of the year for year (2013) in employment litigation.

Firm members named Super Lawyers for 2013

Published January 01, 2013

Super Lawyers make the list only after peer evaluations.

Government Contractors: Beware the WARN Act.

Published January 01, 2013

Because of the Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA), government contractors are potentially caught between a rock and a hard place.

Lawyers named Best Lawyers for 2013

Published January 01, 2013

Ten Lanier Ford attorneys are listed in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

School board can terminate teacher

Published November 29, 2012

In spring 2012, the Huntsville City Board of Education terminated a third-grade teacher because she had been accused of mistreating students. The principal alleged that the teacher had created a hostile learning environment.

Dale Gipson speaks at Rocket City GovCon

Published September 20, 2012

Bid Protests: When To Protest and How To WinHis presentation was about bid protests when contracting with the federal government.

Christopher Pape becomes associate

Published September 01, 2012

His practice is centered on general civil litigation.

Mary Ellen Gill becomes associate

Published June 04, 2012

Her practice is centered on employment law and general civil litigation.

New laws affecting education passed by Alabama Legislature.

Published June 01, 2012

During the 2012 session, the Alabama Legislature passed several new laws affecting schools and school boards.

Insurance company does not have to reveal everything plaintiff requests.

Published April 16, 2012

On September 9, 2010, the plaintiff sued his employer and the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier for not providing him with all the benefits to which he was entitled under the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act.

Grand jury witnesses are entitled to immunity.

Published April 02, 2012

The plaintiff sent anonymous faxes to several recipients, including the management of a hospital in Albany, Georgia, criticizing the hospital’s management and activities. The local district attorney’s office and its chief investigator launched a criminal investigation of the plaintiff in this case.

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