Tobias, McCormick & Comer, LLC

Tobias, McCormick & Comer, LLC

With a combined experience of over 65 years, we have the knowledge and passion to make things right for our clients. We are REAL people helping REAL people, every day.

Firm Overview

Over the last half-century, our attorneys have been successful in representing injured maritime workers, including seamen and shipyard workers, with numerous cases involving catastrophic injury and death. We represent victims in cases involving maritime injury, personal injury, wrongful death, defective products, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, trucking accidents, injuries caused by alcohol consumption, and premises liability.

When you choose to work with Tobias, McCormick & Comer, you are choosing a law firm providing the highest quality legal representation on the Alabama Gulf Coast. We are proud of our accolades and treat every client and case with the dedication and compassion they deserve.

To contact our firm call 251-432-5001 or email us at [email protected] today.

Main Office

Main Office
1203 Dauphin Street
Mobile AL 36604

Phone

(251) 432-5001

Personal Injury

Auto Accident

Wrongful Death

Desi Tobias

Tobias, McCormick & Comer, LLC

Desi Tobias is a graduate of The University of Alabama and the Cumberland School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor in 1987. Desi was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1987 and the Alabama State Bar in 1989.

More than 30 years ago, he began his law career serving with the Florida Attorney General in Tallahassee, Fla. In 1989, he returned to his hometown of Mobile, Ala. to begin practicing law with an insurance defense firm. Since 1995, Desi's practice has focused exclusively on the representation of injured victims. During his career, he has tried more than 100 civil bench and jury trials.

A graduate of McGill-Toolen High School, Desi attended Washington and Lee University prior to The University of Alabama. He has served on the McGill-Toolen Catholic High School Advisory Board and the St. Mary School Advisory Board.

Desi is a frequent lecturer at CLE seminars and has written on numerous litigation-related topics. Desi is rated AV (preeminent) by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell.

He is married to the former Cecelia Mills of Mobile. They reside in Mobile with their four children, Desmond, III, Michael, and twins, Jack and Macy.

Personal Injury

A $12.6 million bench verdict on behalf of a man who fell through a roof skylight and was rendered incapacitated by a brain injury.
A $12.3 million settlement for a burn victim.
A $3.4 million award for a man blinded in a crane accident.
A $1,176,530.29 verdict in a car wreck case.
A $250,000.00 verdict in a car wreck case in Baldwin County, Alabama
A jury verdict of $1.6 million in a case against a repossession agent who poured dishwashing liquid on a carport in order to assist in repossessing the car. The plaintiff later went onto the carport and slipped on the dishwashing liquid, thereby injuring his back.
A settlement of $860,000 in a premises liability action where the plaintiff suffered a brain injury after being struck on the head by a falling object.
A settlement of $520,000.00 for a man injured in an industrial accident.
A settlement of $500,000.00 in a trip and fall case, which occurred in a parking lot.
A settlement of $400,000.00 in a slip and fall case involving a recently mopped floor.
A bench verdict of $200,000.00 in punitive damages and $165,000.00 in compensatory damages in a case arising from the wrongful termination of an employee in retaliation for a work injury.
A settlement of $325,000.00 for a man who suffered damage because of fraud committed by a title company.A jury verdict of $160,000.00 in a case tried in Marion County (Ocala), Florida. In this case, a forklift knocked a load of steel onto the plaintiff's leg, thereby causing a blood clot. The medical specials were less than $10,000.00 and the plaintiff received a 2% impairment rating to the lower extremity.

Wrongful Death

Settlement: $600,000 in a wrongful death action arising from a fall occurring at an industrial plant.
Settlement: $625,000.00 for a man killed in a work place accident.
Settlement: $450,000 in a wrongful death action arising from a shooting death at an apartment complex.

Defective Products

Settlement: $7 million dollars in a product liability action brought against the manufacturer of a product which malfunctioned and caused a fire, thereby injuring an entire family.
Settlement: $850,000 on behalf of a man injured when his hand was caught in a roller
Settlement: $625,000 on behalf of a man who was injured in a fall from a roof
Settlement: $875,000 in a products liability action brought on behalf of a small child who sustained a partial amputation of his a finger when a vending machine caused an electrocution shock.

Automobile/Trucking Accidents

A jury verdict of $5 million dollars against an underinsured motorist carrier arising out of a traffic accident.
A jury verdict of $1.8 million dollars in a case arising from a truck accident which occurred in a parking lot. The plaintiff's injuries were soft tissue injuries with medical specials less than $10,000.00.
Settlement: $1 million dollars in a case arising from a trucking accident on I-65. The plaintiff sustained several broken bones in his left leg with medical specials of $100,000.00.
Settlement: $1 million dollars in a case arising from a trucking accident on I-65. The plaintiff sustained a back injury.
Settlement: $750,000 in a trucking accident which occurred in New York state.

Alcohol-Related Injuries

A jury verdict in the amount of $2.8 million dollars in a dram shop case against a local bar.
Settlement: $2 million dollars in a wrongful death dram shop case against a local retailer who sold alcohol to a minor who was subsequently fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident.

License

Bar Number: 701270
Florida, 1987

Education

Cumberland School of Law of Samford University
J.D., 1987

University of Alabama
B.A., 1984

Jason S. McCormick

Tobias, McCormick & Comer, LLC

Jason McCormick plays a lead role in achieving exceptional results on behalf of clients at Tobias, McCormick & Comer. As a licensed attorney for the last two decades, he has dedicated his career to serving the Mobile, Ala. community.

Jason has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his clients, acting as lead and co-counsel representing plaintiffs in numerous cases over the last 20 years. His practice areas primarily focus on trucking accidents, workplace accidents, burn injuries, automobile accidents, product defects, and insurance fraud/bad faith.

Born in Montgomery, Ala., Jason was raised in Long Beach, Miss. He completed his undergraduate degree at Millsaps College where he received several honors and was a 4-year letterman on the football team. After college, he worked as an environmental consultant at a civil engineering firm, conducting hazardous materials site assessments and wetlands evaluations on numerous projects.

In 1999, he received his Juris Doctorate cum laude from the University of Mississippi School of Law. During law school, he was the Executive Editor of the Mississippi Law Journal, was on the Staff of the Journal of National Security Law, and served as a Research Associate for the Sea Grant Consortium; he was also published in various journals.

Jason has given several Continuing Legal Education seminars in his areas of practice and has published several acclaimed articles within the legal industry. Additionally, he is AV rated, the highest rating of legal skills and ethics. He is also listed among the Alabama Super Lawyers and was recognized as one of the Top Attorneys in Alabama by the publication Business Alabama.

Jason and his wife Ashley have two children, Isabella and Sage, and live in Fairhope, Ala. When he isn't practicing law, he enjoys coaching, saltwater fly fishing, mountaineering, and distance running.
Successful Verdicts & Settlements

Confidential Seven Figure Settlement- Workplace Burn Injury- Mobile County, Alabama

Confidential Seven Figure Settlement- Products Liability- Mobile County, Alabama

$4,650,000.00 Workplace Injury- Baldwin County, Alabama

$960,000.00 Wrongful Death Trucking Accident- Mobile County, Alabama

$950,000.00 Personal Injury Trucking Accident- Baldwin County, Alabama

$867,500.00 Wrongful Death Trucking Accident- Mobile County, Alabama

$850,000.00 Bad Faith/Insurance Fraud Baldwin County, Alabama

$800,000.00 Workplace Injury/Products Liability Escambia County, Alabama

$700,000.00 Wrongful Death Baldwin County, Alabama

$675,000.00 Premises Liability Fall Mobile County, Alabama

$625,000.00 Wrongful Death Workplace Accident Mobile County, Alabama

$600,000.00 Personal Injury Workplace Accident Mobile County, Alabama

$550,000.00 Fraud/Breach of Contract Arbitration, Mobile County, Alabama

$520,000.00 Personal Injury Workplace Accident Mobile County, Alabama

$500,000.00 Home Construction Fraud/Breach of Contract Mobile County, Alabama

$450,000.00 Verdict in Car Wreck Case in Baldwin County, Alabama

Reported Decisions

Nautilus Ins. Co. v. Mobile Area Mardi Gras Ass'n, Inc., 2010 WL 4269184 (Ala. 2010)

Assurance Co. Of America v. Legendary Home Builders, Inc., 305 F.Supp.2d 1271 (S.D.Ala. 2004)

Assurance Co. Of America v. Legendary Home Builders, Inc., 305 F. Supp.2d 1266 (S.D.Ala. 2003)

Big 3 Motors, Inc. v. Hawie, 895 So. 2d 349 (Ala. 2004)

Speedway/SuperAmerica, LLC v. Phillips Truck Stop, Inc., 782 So. 2d 255 (Ala. 2000)

Education

Millsaps College
B.S.,

University of Mississippi
J.D., 1999

Bryan E. Comer

Tobias, McCormick & Comer, LLC

An Alabama native, Bryan Comer and his family have close ties to the local community. In his role as a Partner at Tobias, McCormick & Comer, he helps lead the firm's practice with more than a decade of litigation experience focused on wrongful death, trucking accidents, products liability, class actions, medical negligence, and personal injury.

Bryan earned his Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama School of Law. While in Tuscaloosa as an undergrad, Bryan was a member of JASONS and Phi Beta Kappa, graduating magna cum laude. In law school, he was awarded the George Peach Taylor Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and served as an Associate Justice on the Honor Court.

Rated "AV" by his peers on Martindale-Hubbell, Bryan has been recognized as earning the highest rating of legal skills and ethics. A licensed attorney in Alabama and Florida, Bryan is admitted to practice in all Federal Courts in Alabama as well as the Northern District of Florida. Bryan is currently a member of the Alabama Board of Bar Commissioners, is the President of The Mobile Bar Foundation, a member of the Paul W. Brock Chapter of the American Inns of Court, is on the Board of Directors for the Drug Education Council and is a member of the "Tri the Gulf" Triathlon Committee.

At Tobias, McCormick & Comer, Bryan has achieved substantial results for his clients and has extensive trial experience, recently serving as co-lead counsel in a complex products liability case resulting in a $3.4 million verdict. Bryan has served as lead counsel in a trucking case that settled for $867,500, served as co-counsel on a case for a local business owner that resulted in $108 million jury verdict, co-counsel for the Bondholder Plaintiffs in the HealthSouth Securities Fraud Litigation, co-lead counsel for a local business that resulted in a jury verdict in excess of $800,000, co-lead counsel against a drunk driver that resulted in a $450,000 jury verdict, as well as lead counsel in multiple personal injury cases and trials.

Bryan and his wife, Megan Brooks Comer, have a young daughter and enjoy spending time on the water along the Gulf Coast.

SUCCESSFUL VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS

Verdict: $3.4 million in a defective product industrial accident case (Williams v. Manitowoc Cranes, LLC, 898 F.3d 607 (5th Cir. 2018))

- Bryan Comer argues before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in Wanda Williams v. Manitowoc Cranes, LLC, May 1, 2018: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/OralArgRecordings/17/17-60458_5-1-2018.mp3

Verdict: $1,176,530.29 in a car wreck case

Verdict: $250,000.00 in a car wreck case in Baldwin County, Alabama

Verdict: $12.6 million in an industrial accident

Verdict: $800,000 in a corporate fraud case

Verdict: $450,000 in a car wreck case in Baldwin County, Alabama

Settlement: $4.6 million in industrial accident case

Settlement: $12.3 million in burn case

Settlement: $867,500 in a wrongful death case involving a semi-truck in Montgomery County, Alabama

Settlement: $860,000 in a premises liability action where the Plaintiff suffered a brain injury after being struck by a falling object

Settlement: $400,000 in a slip and fall action

Settlement: $130,000 in a premises liability/slip and fall action

License

Bar Number: 33595
Florida, 2007