Blog Posts in June, 2015

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  • Two Plead Guilty to Stealing Identities and Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns
    Two Plead Guilty to Stealing Identities and Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

    Tax fraud has reached an epidemic in the United States and the IRS is slow to respond to the fraud. There was a recent piece on 60 Minutes this past Sunday night related to a tax fraud scheme. The ...

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  • Permanent Award of Workers' Compensation Total Disability Benefits Reversed in Jefferson County, Alabama
    Permanent Award of Workers' Compensation Total Disability Benefits Reversed in Jefferson County, Alabama

    The employee in this case worked for Goodyear Tire and suffered a right leg injury during the course of employment. The court awarded the employee permanent total disability benefits. The Court of ...

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  • Appeals Court Affirms Breach of Contract Claim and Reverses Attorney Fees Case from Shelby County, Alabama
    Appeals Court Affirms Breach of Contract Claim and Reverses Attorney Fees Case from Shelby County, Alabama

    This is a breach of contract case and an award of attorney fees in Shelby County, Alabama. MAE Hardwoods, Inc . is a manufacturer of custom wooden building materials. The owner of MAE Hardwoods ...

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  • Child Support Modification Case Reversed in Shelby County, Alabama
    Child Support Modification Case Reversed in Shelby County, Alabama

    This is in the case of Chunn v. Chunn , a child support case from Shelby County, Alabama. The case was appealed related to child support and the payment of dental expenses. The parties were divorced ...

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  • Family Receives Monetary Damages in a Workers' Compensation Case
    Family Receives Monetary Damages in a Workers' Compensation Case

    This case originated in Connecticut and was on the Justia website this week. In a 5-1 ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court, the court ruled in favor of the victim to receive a $500,000 workers’ ...

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  • Colorado Court Rules that Colorado Workers Can Be Fired Smoking Marijuana
    Colorado Court Rules that Colorado Workers Can Be Fired Smoking Marijuana

    This is a case that was discussed in the New York Times this week. While I agree with the ruling of the court, I am not going to get into a conversation about the use of medical marijuana. Speaking ...

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