Franklin County

Franklin County was established on December 14, 1818, from parts of Lauderdale, Lawrence, and Wayne counties. It was named for Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Franklin County is located in the Appalachian Mountains region of Alabama, and is known for its beautiful scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. The county is home to several state parks, including the William B. Bankhead National Forest and the Sipsey Wilderness Area. These parks offer a variety of activities, including hiking, biking, camping, and fishing.

Franklin County is also home to a number of small towns and cities, including Russellville, the county seat, and Red Bay. Russellville is known for its historic downtown, which features a number of charming shops and restaurants. It is also home to the Franklin County Museum, which showcases the history and culture of the county. Red Bay, on the other hand, is known for its annual Red Bay Heritage Festival, which is a popular event in the county.

Despite its small size, Franklin County has a strong economy. The county is home to several major industries, including manufacturing and healthcare. Russellville is home to the Rheem Manufacturing Company, which is a major employer in the area. The county as a whole is home to a number of healthcare facilities, including Russellville Hospital.

Recent Alabama Workers' Compensation Decisions from FRANKLIN County

  • Saarinen v. Hall: Sept. 1, 2017

    Court Reverses Denial of Summary Judgment, Finds Uninstalled Safety Saw Does Not Equate to Removal of a Safety Guard

  • Gold Kist, Inc. v. Delores Diane Smith: Aug. 10, 2012

    Alabama's Civil Court Of Appeals Reverses Permanent Total Disability Award

Recent Alabama Medical Malpractice Decisions from FRANKLIN County

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