Birmingham, AL:

Porter, Porter & Hassinger, P.C.

Porter, Porter & Hassinger, P.C.
  • Birmingham, AL
  • New South Federal Savings Building, 215 Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard N., Suite 1000, Birmingham, AL 35203-3709
  • Litigation including Workers Compensation & Products Liability
  • Peer Reviews
    4.8/5.0 (30)
    Client Reviews
    No Reviews
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About our Birmingham, AL: office

The present Firm was founded by Irvine C. Porter in 1931 as a full service corporate law firm. Over the years, the Firm has evolved into a small but effective litigation group emphasizing prompt service and rapid deployment of necessary resources to meet immediate needs of its large client base. The lead attorneys have a great deal of experience in acting as lead trial counsel as well as local and liaison counsel in both statewide and area wide trial litigation and appellate litigation.

The Firm has a long standing, well recognized reputation as being prominent in the field Public Entity Law having represented cities, counties, independent boards, public entity officers and officials and law enforcement for over sixty years. The Firm has handled precedent setting cases in all areas of zoning and land use planning, taxation and takings matters, constitutional torts (federal and state); official errors, omissions and misconduct; First Amendment; and employment discrimination, in all courts, state and federal, in the State of Alabama. The Firm has successfully briefed and argued appellate matters in these areas of the law in all state and federal appellate courts which have jurisdiction for cases in the state of Alabama.

The Firm practices extensively in the area of Workman's Compensation and has won numerous cases at the trial court and Supreme Court level. David Hassinger is considered an expert in this area, and he has lectured extensively on the subject.

Porter, Porter & Hassinger, offers its expertise in the areas of products liability defense of firearms manufacturers where its long standing relationships in the competitive shooting family, the manufacturing and the publication side of the firearms industry enables it to provide highly respected experts uniquely suited to the needs of a particular matter. The Firm has represented both self insured entities and insured entities.

The Firm has experience practicing before state administrative agencies and the former Interstate Commerce Commission with emphasis on motor carrier law.

Office Details

Contact Information:
205-588-8682  Phone
205-322-1744  Phone
205-322-1750  Phone - Telecopier
Mailing Address:
New South Federal Savings Building, 215 Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard N., Suite 1000, P.O. Box 128, Birmingham, AL 35201-0128
Office Size:
6
Clients
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS:
INSURANCE: Alabama Municipal Insurance Corp.; ARMCO Insurance Group; Britamco Underwriters; Compass Insurance Co.; Continental Insurance Co.; Crawford & Co.; Employers Insurance Company of Alabama, Inc.; Employers Mutual Casualty Co.; GAB; Insbrok; Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.; Millennium Risk Managers; Public Entity Underwriters, Ltd.; Reliance Insurance Co.; St. Paul Travelers; Seibels Bruce; Trinity Insurance Co.
PUBLIC ENTITIES: City of Alabaster; City of Ashville; City of Clanton; City of Cullman; Bessemer Board of Education; Dekalb County Board of Education; Fayette County Board of Education; Jefferson County Board of Education; Crenshaw County Commission; Cullman County Commission.
ENERGY: Tuscaloosa Resources, Inc.
TRANSPORTATION: Illinois Central Gulf Railroad; RCA Truck Lines, Inc.; Vernon Milling Co.
FIREARMS INDUSTRY: Sturm Ruger & Co., Inc.; Smith & Wesson; Interarms, North America Group; Amadeo Rossi S.A.; STAR Bonifacio Echeverria, S.A., Carl Walther Waffenfabrik Gmbh.
OTHER COMPANIES; Alabama Power Co.; Asplundh Tree Expert Co.; Brasfield & Gorrie; Buchanan Body Shop, Inc.; Central Locating Services; Forte Power Systems, Inc.; Southwire Company; Utility Lines Construction Services, Inc.; Utility Meter Services, Inc.; Wittichen Supply Co.
Office Hours:
Monday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Areas of Practice (13)

Specific Areas of Practice for our Birmingham office:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Workers Compensation
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Public Entity Law
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Corporate Law
  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Estates
  • Trusts
  • Administrative Law

People (6)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (30)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • Karen R. Berhow Read all 10 Reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 06/06/14 in General Practice

    Karen is brilliant. I have worked with her on trial matters and accepted all of her opinions as well reasoned. She has probably worked in other fiel...

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    Karen is brilliant. I have worked with her on trial matters and accepted all of her opinions as well reasoned. She has probably worked in other fields. If she undertook a legal task, she will have required, of herself, careful consideration of her task.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
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  • Hobart H. Arnold III Read all 20 Reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 11/07/16 in Workers Compensation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0
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  • Workers Compensation

Birmingham, Alabama

  • Birmingham, AL
    New South Federal Savings Building , 215 Richard Arrington, Jr. Boulevard N., Suite 1000
    Birmingham, AL 35203-3709

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