Case Results

  • $51,000
    Jones v. Bayliss Machine Company
    In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Client was a 57-year-old male and machinist for the company for more than 10 years. The client injured his left knee in the course and scope of his employment. The client had therapy and eventually a ...
  • Case Dismissed, Charges Dropped
    Municipal Court of Helena, Alabama v. C. Culp
    Client was charged with Criminal Trespass, Code of Alabama §13A-7-4. The case was dismissed at trial.
  • Case Dismissed
    P. McPhail v. City of Hueytown, et. al.
    United States District court for the Northern District of Alabama Case No.: 04-1221 Summary: My client filed a Civil Right’s lawsuit, 42 U.S.C. 1983, against the City of Hueytown and several police officers for the negligence, and abuse that occurred ...
  • Six-Figure Settlement
    Richard M. Heisler v. Robbie D. Woods, Inc.
    Summary: This is a Worker’s Compensation case that resulted in a good outcome for the client. Client was an over-the-road truck driver for Robbie D. Woods, Inc. My client slipped and fell from his truck injuring his shoulder, arm and hip. The ...
  • Case Won & Affirmed on Appeal
    Shirley Scroggins v. Jeff Barron
    Cite as: Barron v. Scroggins, 910 So. 2d 780 (Ala. Civ. App. 2005) Probate Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No: CV-183393 Summary: Ms. Scroggins, my client, filed a Petition for her mother’s Will to be probated in Jefferson County. Barron, the ...
  • Favorable Outcome
    Smith v. Smith
    In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama DR-18-XXXXXX Summary: Client and spouse had been married for 13 years and had two children together. The Wife worked but the Husband was the primary head of household. The Wife received $25,000.00 in ...
  • Alimony Received
    Stanbridge v. Stanbridge
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DR-2010-1811 Summary: My client, wife and mother of three, was married for 24 years and had primarily been a housewife. Upon being retained to represent my client, and as a result of reviewing ...
  • State of Alabama v. Anonymous
    Criminal Law
    State of Alabama v. Anonymous In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case Number: CC-2018-XXXX Summary: Client had two previous DUI arrests and convictions on his record from the City of Birmingham. My office filed Petitions for ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Anthony Rainer
    In the Circuit Court of St. Clair, Alabama Case No.: CC-18-417 Summary: My client was initially charged with first degree robbery in violation of 13A-8-41, which involves a deadly weapon. After the preliminary hearing in District Court, the client ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. B. Wilson
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama CC-2008-2443, 2444 Summary: Client was charged with Burglary Third Degree and Possession of Burglar Tool’s
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. C. Mathews
    District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DV-2008-963 Summary: My client, Mr. Mathews was charged with unlawfully possessing a controlled substance. Mr. Mathews had one pill left in his glove box from a prescription he was given many ...
  • Felony Count Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Christopher Giraldo
    District Court of Mobile County, Alabama Case Nos.: 2009-7896, 2009-7897, 2009-7987 Summary: Client was arrested at a traffic stop for speeding, expired tag, no driver’s license, drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Cynthia Martin
    In the Circuit Court of Blount County, Alabama DR-2016-499 Summary: Client was charged with DUI. Before trial, blood tests results showed that my client was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the arrest.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. D. Franklin
    In the District Court of Walker County, Alabama Case No.: DC-19-270 Summary: my client was arrested out of state at the Atlanta International Airport while boarding a flight. She was told she was arrested for Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card on three ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Gerald Moore
    Circuit Court of Shelby County, Alabama Case No.: 2009-136 Summary: My client was charged with Theft of Property for allegedly stealing gas from a service station. After a hearing was held, the District Attorney was not able to prove any evidence.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. J. Jones
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama CC-2011-4035 Summary: client was charged with Theft of Forged Instrument. Case dismissed before trial.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. J. Reno
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County Case No: 2011-4855 Summary: client was charged with Theft of Property 2nd Degree. The case was dismissed before trial.
  • Cases Dismissed & FTA Recalled
    State of Alabama v. J. Toles
    In the District Court of Bibb County, Alabama Case No.: TR-2016-1269; TR-12-1270, FTA Summary: Client was charged with speeding and Driving with a Suspended License. Client failed to show up for court initially and the court issued a FTA Failure to ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. John Omonigho
    In the District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama DC-2016-5031 Summary: client was charged with Domestic Violence, Third Degree, related to a relationship with his spouse.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. L. Sabree
    District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama DC-2007-7991 Summary: Client was charged with Possession of a Forged Instrument. The case was dismissed before trial.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. La Marsha Felder
    District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: 2009-9216 Summary: Client was charged with Burglary in the second degree which is a Class B Felony, which carries a sentencing range of 2-20 years. At the preliminary hearing the alleged victim ...
  • Not Guilty
    State of Alabama v. Lori Bryan
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case Nos.: CC-05-3172, 3173 Summary: Ms. Bryan was charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of justice from a traffic stop. After the first trial resulted in a hung jury, the second trial found Ms. ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. M. Vaghela
    In the District Court of Alabama Case No.: DC-19-11383 Summary: My client was charged with Domestic Violence/ Strangulation, Code of Alabama, 13A-6-138, a Class “B” Felony. The alleged victim agreed to dismiss the case at the preliminary hearing. ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Odell Larkins
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: 2010-1636 Summary: Client was charged with Fraudulent Use of Credit/ Debit Card, a Class C Felony and carries a sentencing range of 1 year and 1 day to 10 years in prison. At the preliminary ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Preston Setturlund
    In the District Court of Walker County, Alabama DC-2016-900629 Summary: Client was falsely accused of Domestic Violence, Third Degree, related to a relationship with his girlfriend.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. R. Hirth
    District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama DC-2009-9905 Summary: Client was charged with possession of a controlled substance. The case was dismissed because the client had documentation to prove the medication was prescribed by his physician.
  • Charges Reduced
    State of Alabama v. R. S. Hodgin
    In the Circuit Court of Pickens County, Alabama Case No.: CC-2017-159; 160 Summary: Client was charged and Indicted with Strangulation Domestic Violence, 13A-6-122, a Class B Felony, which carries a sentencing range of 2-20 years. The case was ...
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. R.M.
    District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DC-2016-11809 Summary: Client was charged with harassing communications. The case was dismissed at the preliminary hearing.
  • Cases Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. Sara Fondren
    In the District Court of St. Clair County, Alabama DC-2016-615;616 Summary: Client was charged with two counts of Domestic Violence, Third Degree, related to a family sibling.
  • Case Dismissed, Expungement to Follow
    State of Alabama v. Sharonda Smith
    In the District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DC-2016-12348 Summary: Our client was charged with Theft of Property from a Sam’s Club store. Upon a preliminary hearing the case was dismissed and we will expunge the client’s record.
  • Case Dismissed
    State of Alabama v. W. Riley
    Summary: client was charged with Obstruction of Justice and Providing False Identity. The case was dismissed after the preliminary hearing.
  • Case Dismissed, Charges Dropped
    State of Alabama vs. Markisha Cunningham
    In the Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama CC-2016-2610 Summary: My client was charged with Assault, Second degree, 13A-6-21, Code of Alabama and Harassment, 13A-11-8, Code of Alabama. The alleged victim made up a story that was fiction and ...
  • Case Dismissed, Charges Dropped
    State of Alabama vs. Markisha Cunningham
    In the Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama CC-2016-2610 Summary: My client was charged with Assault, Second degree, 13A-6-21, Code of Alabama and Harassment, 13A-11-8, Code of Alabama. The alleged victim made up a story that was fiction and ...
  • Received $155,000.00 & Social Security
    Terry H. Donaldson v. Automotive Investments, Inc.
    Terry H. Donaldson v. Automotive Investments, Inc. In the Circuit Court of Shelby County, Alabama Case Number: CV-2017-900953 Summary: This is a Worker’s Compensation case that resulted in a good outcome for the client. Client was a mechanic for 30 ...
  • Settlement Received
    The Home Care Connection, LLC v. J. Charrani
    District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DV-2015-902627 Summary: The Plaintiff, The Home Care Connection, LLC is a business that provides labor services in the staffing industry. The Plaintiff executed a contract with the Defendant. The ...
  • $15,000 Fine Dismissed; Probation Revoked
    United States v. Marvin Hamilton
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama Case No.: CR-97-416-JJJ-PWG Summary: The main issue for probation revocation was Hamilton’s failure to pay his fine of $15,000. During Hamilton’s sentencing hearing in 1997, Judge Hancock stated that ...
  • Favorable Outcome
    United States v. Mikayelyan
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama Case No.: CR-07-66-RDP-TMP Prosecutor: United States Attorney Summary: My client was a Russian Armenian. Mr. Mikayelyan and two co-defendants were charged by the Grand Jury in the U.S. District Court ...
  • United States v. S. Veralea-Manriquez
    Criminal Law
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama Case No.: CR-10-62-AKK PWG Summary: The charge my client was charged with was 18 U.S.C. 922 (g)(5), a crime regarding an illegal alien in possession of a firearm. At the time my client was charged, he ...
  • Most Serious Charge Dismissed
    United States v. Sharon Alexander
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Case No.: CR-10-448-SLB-TMP Prosecutor: United States Attorney Summary: My client was charged by the Grand Jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama with a four count ...
  • Case Dismissed
    United States v. Timothy Alexander Lowe
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama Case No.: 10-267-RDP-JEO Summary: Client was charged with 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1), which is a felon in possession of a firearm . The government agents received information from a confidential ...
  • Settlement Recieved
    W. Bristow v. Bama Tilt, LLC
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama CV-2011-900535 Summary: My client, worked as a bar tender for Bama Tilt. One day at work he was putting a new keg of beer in the cooler and felt a sharp pain in his back. He informed his supervisor and ...
  • Williams v. Williams
    Family Law
    In the Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Dr-14-900283 Summary: Client was granted a divorce in 2014 and ordered to pay $8,000 a year as alimony for life. We were able prove through evidence to show ex-wife was cohabitating with another ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Anonymous v. Anonymous
    In The Family Court of Jefferson County, Alabama DR-18-XXXXXX Summary: Client was a prominent business man in the Greater Birmingham Community. He was charged with a (PFA) Protection From Abuse Order. Disposition: After an investigation of the facts ...
  • Mid Six-Figure Settlement
    Barry Steve Snider v. SAIA Motor Freight
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Summary: Client was a dock worker and unloaded trucks as a part of his job. One day he fell out a truck and hurt his neck. The employee had multiple surgeries on his heck and two plates in his neck. The case ...
  • Favorable Outcome
    Blair v. Blair
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama DR-2006-x26 Summary: My client, the mother, filed a post-minority petition for college expenses of the minor child of the parties. The father had an income 5 times that of the mother. The child testified ...
  • Favorable Outcome for Mother
    Burton v. Burton
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DR-96-2544.02-RAF Summary: Father filed a Petition seeking to gain custody of minor child. My office represented the mother against tremendous odds and a father that had unlimited resources. After ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Criminal Law
    Case No.: MC-2011 Summary: My client was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct for a faulty traffic stop in which Mr. White was a passenger in a car.
  • Compensated $150,000.00
    Charles M. Saunders v. Quality Trailer Products
    In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama CV-2016-XXX031 Summary: Client was an over-the-road truck driver and hurt his right shoulder while preparing a load. The client had shoulder and neck surgery due to his on the job injury. Disposition: ...
  • $150,000.00 Compensation
    Charles M. Saunders v. Quality Trailer Products
    In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama CV-2016-XXX031 Summary: Client was an over-the-road truck driver and hurt his right shoulder while preparing a load. The client had shoulder and neck surgery due to his on the job injury. Disposition: ...
  • $42,054.41 Settlement & Compensation
    Christopher Hallmon v. John H. Quinlan
    Workers’ Compensation Settlement Summary: Client was injured on the job when a crane operator let a crane slip and injure the right pinky of client. The company admitted fault as a compensable workers’ compensation claim. My client had a 4% injury to ...
  • Case Dismissed
    City of Adamsville v. Ritben Patel
    Case No.: 2009-480 Prosecutor: United States Attorney Summary: Client originally pled guilty in 2009 to theft of property third degree. Upon review of the case, I filed a Rule 32 Petition and had the conviction set aside. The Petition raised the ...
  • Not Guilty
    City of Alexander City v. L. Baker
    Summary: My client was charged with Domestic Violence after filing for divorce. A bench trial was held in Alexander City Municipal Court and my client was found not guilty. Often, a client is wrongfully charged with some act of domestic violence in a ...
  • Case Dismissed Before Trial
    City of Argo v. Michael Moore
    In the Circuit Court of St. Clair, Alabama CC-17-168 Summary: The client was charged with Reckless Endangerment, Code of Alabama, 1975, 13A-6-24, of firing a weapon at a car. Disposition: Case dismissed prior to trial.
  • Case Dismissed
    City of Brookside, Alabama v. T. Holiday
    Summary: Client was charged possession of marijuana. Disposition: Case dismissed, client received Youthful Offender.
  • Case Dismissed
    City of Hoover v. C. Howell
    In the Municipal Court of Hoover, Alabama Case No.: 2017-1570;1571 Summary: Client was parked in a car in parking lot in the City of Hoover. A police officer approached the car and indicated he could smell marijuana. My client was charged with ...
  • Case Dismissed
    City of Hoover v. D. Mazur
    In the Municipal Court of Hoover, Alabama Case No.: 2017-1568;1569 Summary: Client was parked in a car in parking lot in the City of Hoover. A police officer approached the car and indicated he could smell marijuana. My client was charged with ...
  • Case Dismissed
    E Ash v. M. Williams
    In the District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DC-2016-942 Summary: My client, Williams, was being sued for $5,000.00 for a breach of contract claim related to interior design work performed by the Plaintiff. In this case the Plaintiff ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Eryc V. v. Yolanda M.
    In the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama DR-2010-248.01 Summary: The parties were divorced in Etowah County, Alabama in 2010. The Mother was granted primary physical custody with visitation to the Father. The Mother moved out of state to ...
  • Trial Won for the Father
    Fitzgerald (Ray) v. Fitzgerald
    Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DR-2005-1317.01-JAP Summary: The parties were divorced in 2005 and the mother received legal custody of the minor children and $15,000.00 cash as a property settlement. In 2010, the father and my ...
  • Harris vs. State of Alabama
    Criminal Law
    Client pled guilty to Indecent Exposure, §13-6-68, in 2016. As a part of the sentence, Harris was required to report monthly and be drug tested monthly as well. My office prepared a Petition to seek that he no longer had to comply with the conditions ...
  • $172,250.00 & Social Security Disability
    J. Hardwick v. Watkins Trucking Co. Inc.
    Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama CV-2016-xxx297 Summary: client was a truck driver and hurt his lower back in an on the job accident. He had three back surgeries and physical therapy for more than two years. The case was settled for ...
  • Remanded with Instructions
    Jeremy Wade Umphrey v. State of Alabama
    In the Circuit Court of Criminal Appeals, Alabama CR-2015-1129 Summary: My office was retained to represent the client on appeal. Jeremy Wade Umphrey was convicted of manslaughter, § 13 A-6-3, Ala. Code 1975, and second-degree assault, see § ...
  • Favorable Outcome
    Jim Broiller v. D. Duncan
    In the District Court of Jefferson County, Alabama Case No.: DC-2017-904474 Summary: Interesting case related to Bitcoin technology. My client and the Defendant had transacted over the course of a year close to $30,000.00 in Bitcoin. My client would ...