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Real Renter's Insurance: The Graves Amendment & Rental Vehicle Liability
If a company is merely a leasing service for any type of vehicle, it typically cannot be held personally liable for accidents caused by the renters of such vehicles.
United States
3 Oct 2019
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Not So Fast On The Meal And Rest Periods… For Now
As any good offensive lineman will tell you, this is a game of inches.
United States
25 Jun 2019
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Best Practices For Vehicle Registration Through IRP
Many motor carriers wait until the end of the registration year before deleting vehicles.
United States
24 Jun 2019
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National Odd Shoe Exchange v. Davis Trucking: Email Signature Blocks Can Make Or Break A Forum Selection Clause
An Arizona court recently ruled that language included in a motor carrier's email signature block became part of the operative contract between the parties.
United States
21 Jun 2019
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California Trucking Association Appeal Over Driver Classification Rejected By U.S. Supreme Court, But Challenges To Dynamex Ruling Remain
On March 18, 2019, the United States Supreme Court denied without comment a petition by the California Trucking Association, which sought to overturn a ruling by the Ninth Circuit permitting the California Labor Commissioner's Office ...
United States
21 Jun 2019
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Texas Supreme Court Issues Opinion Curtailing Gross Negligence Claims
Texas (May 17, 2019) — On April 26, 2019, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion that should greatly curtail the ability of plaintiffs to sustain gross negligence claims ...
United States
31 May 2019
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Claims Management: Reefer Trailer Madness! - Frozen Food Cargo Claims
Florida (April 10, 2019) – In handling interstate cargo claims, it is likely that you will face claims for thawing damage to frozen food.
United States
26 Apr 2019
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Impact Of Driver-Tracking Technology On Wage And Hour Litigation
(March 2019) - Technology has made monitoring and tracking drivers and loads more streamlined than ever. Trucking companies have more options than ever to monitor drivers, loads, and fleet performance
United States
17 Apr 2019
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Chicago Team Obtains Outstanding Settlement For Trucking Client In Wrongful Death Suit
Chicago Partners Timothy J. Young and Stephen R. Niemeyer obtained an outstanding settlement for a trucking client involved in a wrongful death accident occurring on Interstate 80 in Iowa.
United States
3 Apr 2019
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Cross-Office Team Obtains Positive Result For Motor Carrier Client
Pittsburgh Managing Partner Todd Gray and Cleveland Associate Joseph Fiorello recently obtained an outstanding result for their client, a well-known motor carrier ...
United States
3 Apr 2019
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New York Office Obtains Defense Verdict In Trucking Litigation Matter
New York Partners Alecia Walters-Hinds and Adam Schwartzstein obtained a defense verdict in a trucking litigation matter venued in the Bronx County Supreme Court in Bronx, New York.
United States
3 Apr 2019
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Lewis Brisbois Obtains Defense Verdict In Trucking Accident Case
Lewis Brisbois recently obtained a defense verdict for our client, a trucking company, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
United States
3 Apr 2019
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Lewis Brisbois Obtains Favorable Jury Verdict In Auto Accident Case
Lewis Brisbois secured a favorable jury verdict for a defense client in an automobile accident case.
United States
2 Apr 2019
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Lewis Brisbois Obtains Summary Judgment In Bus Accident Case
Lewis Brisbois recently obtained summary judgment in a bus accident case. The plaintiff alleged she sustained personal injuries ...
United States
2 Apr 2019
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New Prime v. Oliveira: Independent Contractor Truck Drivers Exempt From Arbitration Under The FAA
In an 8-0 opinion, the Supreme Court ruled that New Prime, a Springfield, Missouri-based interstate trucking company cannot force its drivers to settle disputes through arbitration.
United States
1 Apr 2019
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FMCSA Finds That California Rest Break Rules Are Pre-Empted
On December 21, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made an announcement that California's state meal and rest break rules are pre-empted by the federal hours of service regulations.
United States
1 Apr 2019
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Impact Of Driver-Tracking Technology On Wage And Hour Litigation Jeremy Schrag And Morgan Simpson
(March 2019) - Technology has made monitoring and tracking drivers and loads more streamlined than ever. Trucking companies have more options than ever to monitor drivers, loads, and fleet performance
United States
1 Apr 2019
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Liability For Accidents Involving Autonomous Vehicles
The law related to civil liability for accidents involving autonomous vehicles is new and evolving.
United States
1 Apr 2019
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Third Party Liability In Distracted Driving Litigation
Dallas, Texas (February 26, 2019) - Litigation arising out of automobile crashes resulting from the use of smartphones and similar modern technology is on the rise. Recently, the Fifth Circuit Court
United States
7 Mar 2019
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Uber Eats And Accident Liability - Are Restaurants Liable For Ride-Share Food Delivery Services?
If a restaurant uses a ride-share service such as Uber Eats to deliver food, and the driver gets in a motor vehicle accident, can the restaurant be held liable?
United States
3 Dec 2018
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