Firm welcomes Amanda Coolidge

Published September 06, 2016

She will join the firm's Workers' Compensation Practice Group.

Firm conducts continuing professional education for CPAs

Published June 30, 2016

On July 28, 2016, Lanier Ford attorneys conducted continuing professional education (CPE) for certified public accountants (CPAs).

Chris Pape nominated as young professional of the year

Published July 22, 2016

The award is sponsored by the Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce.

ADA lawsuit abuse may soon end

Published July 15, 2016

On July 7, 2016, the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a bill to the floor of the House to address ADA lawsuit abuse.  If passed by both the House and Senate and signed by the President, the bill will become known as the ADA Education and Reform Act.

Two Lanier Ford lawyers elected to board of ADLA

Published July 07, 2016

Bob Bailey and Travis Jackson take positions with the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, which promotes professionalism among civil defense lawyers.

Update 5 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published June 10, 2016

Common-law marriage ends on January 1, 2017.  Changes made to Alabama Competitive Bid Law. Alabama children can enter first grade at a younger age.

David Canupp quoted in article about new overtime rules

Published June 02, 2016

The new federal overtime rules take effect on December 1, 2016.

Update 4 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published May 31, 2016

This is the fourth is a series of updates about the legislatures most recent session.

Update 3 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published April 29, 2016

The legislature has passed laws about the Alabama Trails Commission, roads, disposition of state government property, traffic violations, nighttime hunting, children in the justice system, school bus safety, tax credits for creating jobs, polygraph examiners, and captive insurance companies.

Update 2 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature's current session

Published April 21, 2016

The legislature has passed new laws about hearing aids, seeds, tax assessments, ethics, foster care, distilleries, wineries, service dogs, credit unions, education, unborn infants, vulnerable individuals, and state parks.

Update 1 on the 2016 Alabama Legislature’s current session

Published April 13, 2016

So far this year, the current legislative session has renewed quite a number of governmental agencies.  But other substantive acts have also been passed.

Results of Gurley quarry suit recognized by Defense Research Institute

Published April 01, 2016

Plaintiff did not appeal decision by federal court.

Legislature stops Birmingham minimum-wage law

Published March 11, 2016

New law prevents any city or county government from raising the minimum wage above that set by the federal government.

Firm helps client fly its drone legally

Published March 11, 2016

The client wanted to use an unmanned aerial system (UAS or drone) for mapping and surveying, but the FAA has yet to adopt rules for this purpose.

Bob Bailey launches new book

Published March 10, 2016

Book-signing party will be held on March 17, 2016.

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