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“Alabama’s Booming Manufacturing Sector: Key Points to Know About the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Act,” Business Alabama
October 25, 2018

In an article published in Business Alabama on Oct. 24, 2018, Trey Dowdey discussed Alabama’s booming manufacturing market, crediting big-name production facilities in the state like Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Mazda, Honda and Hyundai for the state’s boost in national rankings for automobile production.

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“What Did I Agree To? Recognizing Potentially Problematic Language in Indemnity Provisions,” Construction Executive
October 22, 2018

Brian Richardson authored an article published by Construction Executive on October 16, 2018, discussing indemnity provisions in construction contracts and their role in deciding who is responsible for a contractor’s negligence when subcontractors are involved.

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"Swift Currie's New Hires," Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 17, 2018

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution highlighted seven attorneys who recently joined the firm’s Atlanta and Birmingham offices in its Newsmakers section published on Oct. 14, 2018. The attorneys, who joined in September 2018, included senior attorney Jessica B. Seiden and associates Quinton R. Beasley, Sky Choe, Murray S. Flint, Leah F. Parker, Jenna B. Rubin and Frederic M. Rushing.

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“The Truth About Insurance to Protect Your Business From Natural Disasters,” Small Business Trends
October 8, 2018

In an article published on Oct. 8, 2018, Brandon Clapp discusses ways small businesses can best protect themselves from natural disasters with the proper insurance. Given that small businesses are more vulnerable to natural disasters due to a lack of resources, owners should first see what existing coverage they already possess and evaluate their potential risk exposure to ensure they do not pay for insurance they do not need.

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“An Employer’s Compliance Guide to Pregnancy Accommodation”
October 4, 2018

In an article posted on Oct. 2, 2018, in HR Dive, Anandhi Rajan provided insight on anti-discriminatory regulations for pregnant employees. The article addresses a settlement by a Denver-based law firm in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Rajan’s insight from a previous article provided key context on lessons related to this type of case.

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