By Michael J. Brandt Many employers in Alabama have experience with testing for employee use of marijuana. Yet there is now a new wrinkle to address: What about medical marijuana? Fortunately for employers, Alabama’s new medical marijuana law is accommodating to employers and leaves employers with mostly the same discretion as to their treatment of […]
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By Michael J. Brandt and Matthew S. Hale In January 2020, the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in the United States, changing the direction of the U.S. economy and bringing many businesses to, or even past, their breaking point. According to Fortune Magazine, as of September 28, 2020, almost 100,000 small businesses in […]
By Larry S. Logsdon and Ben Robinson An important and common issue for the construction clients our firm represents is the law of proper licensure for contractors and subcontractors. While all states have licensing requirements, Alabama’s are arguably among the nation’s strictest. The state has very specific laws governing the licensure of general contractors and […]
By Clark R. Hammond and Gary Lee For some struggling small businesses, a new bankruptcy option offers a cheaper, easier and less cumbersome path to restoring financial health than a traditional reorganization plan under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The timing is fortuitous. As an economy battered by the COVID-19 pandemic sputters its way further into 2021, facing business bankruptcy may increasingly be […]
By Michael J. Brandt After more than a year of living with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are finally seeing light as the end of the tunnel approaches. COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out. By almost all accounts, the vaccines are safe and very effective at preventing those who are vaccinated from being infected with COVID-19. Early […]
As a doctor, your choice of where to practice and who to affiliate with can be career-defining. Before you have completed your residency or fellowship, you will need to be deliberate and thoughtful in selecting a practice group to associate yourself with. In weighing your options for this next stage of your medical career, there […]
Phillip Corley, April Danielson, and Gabe Tucker authored this article that appeared in The Alabama Lawyer regarding the complicated issues surrounding orders and restrictions from local Alabama municipalities and the State of Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic. July 2020 Overview of State and Local Gov’t during Pandemic
By Robert L. Loftin What happens if someone dies without a will? It is a scenario that many families face, but one governed specifically by Alabama law. With no guidancefrom the deceased person on how they would want their assets distributed, family members are hamstrung by Alabama law. This is called “intestacy,” and this is how […]
Wallace Jordan attorneys, Phillip Corley and April Danielson, authored a recent article entitled “Overview of Drainage Law in Alabama and How the Law Impacts Municipalities” published in the Fall 2020 edition of The Alabama Municipal Journal, which provides information to Alabama municipalities related to drainage issues on private property. To read the full article, please […]