In other neighboring news:

The Alabama Supreme Court has overturned a $12.6 million judgment in a lawsuit resulting from a workplace accident. The justices sided with Dothan-based South Alabama Brick Co. in a decision released Friday. A Mobile County court returned the judgment against South Alabama Brick after a worker, Benito Perez, fell through a skylight while working on the roof of a company warehouse in Mobile in 2010. The opinion says Perez suffered catastrophic injuries when he plunged more than 20 feet. But the justices ruled that the brick company didn’t have a legal duty to warn workers of the danger of being on the roof and threw out the award.

Read more from AP via Insurance Journal here. Read the Supreme Court opinion here.

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