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Alabama Accountant’s Fatal Shooting by Disgruntled Former Client Found Compensable

In a case with a bizarre fact pattern, an Alabama appellate court affirmed an award of workers’ compensation death benefits to the surviving spouse of an accountant who was stalked and then shot to death because her assailant blamed the … Continue reading

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Alabama: Injuries Sustained While Seeking Medical Treatment For Earlier Injury Are Compensable

In a case of first impression in Alabama, a state appellate court recently held that injuries sustained while traveling to or from a location to receive treatment for an earlier work-related injury arise out of and in the course of … Continue reading

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Alabama: Work-Product Rule Protects Post-Injury Accident Report from Discovery

Last Friday, a divided Supreme Court of Alabama, applying the work-product rule, determined that a post-accident investigation report, conducted and prepared by an employer’s safety director and a co-worker and presented to the employer’s corporate health and safety director and … Continue reading

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