Million Dollar Lien Recovery in 1% Strict Contributory Negligence State (Alabama)
White and Williams Partner Brett Tishler recently made a $1,000,000 lien recovery for a client in an aluminum smelting explosion accident, that resulted in horrific burns and the ultimate death of the worker. The matter was venued in a difficult, 1% contributory negligence jurisdiction. Intervening on behalf of the client, Brett aggressively pursued the client’s lien, obtaining a 100% lien recovery. During the litigation, Brett coordinated all elements of the litigation, with plaintiff’s counsel, the employer and the target defendants.