Governor Robert Bentley announced on Oct. 22 that the State of Alabama has settled its claims against Transocean for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.... Read more
The State of Alabama’s case against BP is moving at a very good pace. Depositions have now commenced in the state’s civil case against BP for damages associated with the Deepwater Horizon oi... Read more
Recently, Judge Barbier entered an order setting the State of Alabama’s case against BP and its contractors for trial in November of 2015. As anyone that understands litigation knows, a sche... Read more
Gov. Robert Bentley has signed the Medicaid restructuring bill passed by the Alabama Legislature into law. Hopefully, this major piece of legislation will be good for current and future Alab... Read more
The State of Alabama will receive $641,995 as part of a $29 million settlement with Toyota Motor Corporation over safety concerns caused by unintended acceleration in some of the company... Read more
The State of Alabama will receive $1,039,078 in a multi-state settlement with a Florida company, according to Attorney General Luther Strange. Alabama’s share of the settlement will be... Read more
The next governor will have an opportunity to do something that no governor in recent memory has really tried to accomplish: to bring about real reform of Alabama’s broken campaign financing... Read more
I was shocked to learn that Alabama is one of only six states that has failed to update any part of its unemployment program to qualify for extra jobless benefits through the federal stimulu... Read more
Two separate lawsuits were filed last month on behalf of the State of Alabama by Attorney General Troy King against BP and several other Defendants. The suits, filed in federal court, seek d... Read more
A recent poll reveals that 47% of Alabamians say they’re worse off this year compared to last and that really shouldn’t come as a big surprise. The telephone poll, conducted by Auburn... Read more
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