prattIt is seldom one gets a chance to witness a prominent and highly-respected trial attorney working with the legislature and representatives from many of Alabama’s most powerful business organizations to cooperatively push crucial bills through the maze that is the law-making process. The phrase about the lower depths freezing over might be apropos as to the likelihood of such an event taking place given the state’s history of volatile battles over tort reform. But, that is precisely what happened in the just-completed legislative session and that phenomenon did not go unnoticed by the members of the Alabama State Senate.

For more on this story, click on the link to this June 19th, 2011 editorial in The Birmingham News.

http://blog.al.com/elard/2011/06/eddie_lard_jim_pratt_has_becom.html

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