S. Brett Holsombeck Associate

     

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Brett Holsombeck defends clients in litigation involving complex tort and casualty claims. He has substantial experience litigating personal injury, catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims in state and federal courts in Alabama. 

Brett specializes in the defense of commercial motor carriers and casualty insurance carriers underwriting truck insurance products. In addition, Brett has defended insurance companies in direct actions involving claims of breach of contract, outrage and "bad faith." He also has extensive experience litigating multi-party lawsuits, including class actions, mass actions and multidistrict litigation. 

Brett is an active member of the Alabama State Bar, serving as an officer of the Young Lawyers Section and leading various committees and task forces. He is slated to serve as President of the Alabama State Bar Young Lawyers for 2022-2023.

Areas of Focus

Transportation
Brett serves on a team of transportation attorneys that specialize in the defense of private fleet owners and major commercial motor carriers throughout the continental United States.

Representative Matters

Obtained dismissal of global manufacturer of electronics in a wrongful death lawsuit involving allegations that a defective product led to a house fire and death of decedent.

Represented a crane and rigging company in a third-party indemnity lawsuit arising out of two catastrophic injuries to workers renovating a college football stadium.

Represented a utility company in a wrongful death lawsuit arising out of a commercial motor vehicle accident.

Represented a national insurance carrier in an underinsured motorist case arising out of a multi-death commercial vehicle accident.

Represented a global chemical company in a premises liability lawsuit involving a fall from an elevated workspace.

Represented a pyrotechnic company in a products liability lawsuit arising out of an alleged defect that led to a shell being fired into a crowd of spectators.

Represented a local business on behalf of a statewide class of 140,000 Alabama businesses involving claims under the Alabama Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Represented a minority shareholder in a dispute against former business partners in a case involving minority oppression, breach of contract and fraud.