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Neal Moore and Setara Foster Secure Defense Verdict in Adversary Proceeding

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama recently entered judgment in favor of a national debt collection company represented by Neal Moore and Setara Foster.  The bench trial came after nearly two years of litigation regarding claims under the FDCPA and for alleged violations of a bankruptcy stay brought on by […]

Neal Moore, Patrick Franklin, and Setara Foster Obtain Summary Judgment in FDCPA Action

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama recently entered summary judgment in favor of a national financial services and account recovery agency represented by Neal Moore, Patrick Franklin, and Setara Foster.   The suit arose out of debt collection attempts during which the defendant placed a number of unanswered phone calls to […]

Mitch Frost has been selected for membership in the Professional Liability Defense Federation.

J. Mitchell Frost, Jr. and Patrick W. Franklin obtain Summary Judgment in Fair Labor Standards Act and Premises Liability Case in The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama granted summary judgment in favor of an apartment community and management company represented by J. Mitchell Frost, Jr. and Patrick W. Franklin.  The court agreed the plaintiff was not entitled to overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) because plaintiff’s claims were […]

Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Affirmed on Appeal for Neal Moore and Sarah Orr’s Client

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama recently affirmed the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s decision to grant Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss two Adversary Proceedings.  Neal Moore and Sarah Orr’s client was a defendant in two different adversary proceedings wherein a bankrupt debtor claimed violations of the FDCPA and the bankruptcy automatic stay […]

Neal Moore Returns Defense Verdict

Neal Moore successfully defended an automobile subrogation claim pursued by Allstate against his client on October 25, 2012.  Allstate contended Bright House Networks caused an accident resulting in property damage to Allstate’s insured.  After investigating the claim, Mr. Moore and Bright House were able to account for the location and condition of each truck under […]

Jack Young and Neal Moore Speak at ACA Fall Forum

Jack Young and Neal Moore spoke about the combination of technology with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act at the ACA 2012 Fall Forum & Expo in Chicago, Illinois.  The FDCPA was written in the 1970’s and the drafters could not be expected to anticipate the numerous advancements in communication technology over the next forty […]

Mitch Frost Honored as Top 10 Lawyer

Mitch Frost has been honored by Chartis Insurance as one of the company’s “Top Ten Lawyers” for 2012. Chartis  will recognize Mitch and his fellow selectees at an October 24 reception and dinner at the Defense Research Institute (DRI) annual meeting in New Orleans. Each year, Chartis selects ten lawyers who exemplify the “highest level […]

Neal Moore Awarded Designation of Certified Litigation Management Professional

In October of 2012, the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance awarded Neal Moore the designation of Certified Litigation Management Professional.  Hosted by Columbia School of Law, the Litigation Management Institute allows experienced litigators to come together with insurance and industry leaders for an interactive review and analysis of the most current and cutting-edge tools to […]

Mitch Frost and Rob Arnwine Win Summary Judgment on Wanton Driving Claims

Mitch Frost and Rob Arnwine recently obtained summary judgment on Plaintiff’s wantonness claims in a trucking accident.  In the Complaint, Plaintiff alleged the insured caused an accident when he drove his logging truck through an intersection without yielding the right of way.  In brief and in oral argument before the trial court, Plaintiff’s counsel argued […]