February 18, 2014
Dugan and Alford Successful in Obtaining Summary Judgment

Summary judgment was granted by the Circuit Court of Mobile County in favor of the defendant employer in a claim for workers' compensation benefits. Plaintiff alleged that she was injured in the course and scope of her employment. The Court found that the accident occurred while Plaintiff was involved in a voluntary activity which did not arise out of and in the course and scope of her employment and that the employer derived no benefit from plaintiff's activity. Associate Kristy Dugan and Partner Helen Alford defended the claims on behalf of the defendant employer.