A Jefferson County, Mo., jury awarded $12.5 million to Michael Bolen, a railroad worker whose right leg was amputated after being run over by a train. The worker was hurt in May 2012 as he w... Read more
The Alabama Supreme Court issued an opinion recently in a complex commercial fraud case. The case, arising out of Jefferson County, involved a claim for fraudulent suppression. The jury retu... Read more
A jury in Jefferson County, Ala., returned a verdict last month in a case that arose out of a race track accident. Sutton Helvey-Chandler, a 33-year-old motorcyclist in the novice class, was... Read more
Based on a recent court order, it appears that the Jefferson County bankruptcy is now going forward. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Thomas Bennett issued an order last month stating that Jefferson Co... Read more
Most all Alabamians have heard of Jefferson County’s critically severe financial problems, but most likely very few know how truly bad things really are. Because of the importance of this ma... Read more
Rumors around Capitol Hill are that there will be at least one Special Session of the Alabama Legislature this fall. If so, one of the matters to be included in the call for a special sessio... Read more
The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that the 2009 Jefferson County occupational tax law was unconstitutional. The Court ruled that the legislative act establishing the law was pa... Read more
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