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Michael Lewis' new book, Flash Boys concerns high frequency traders using advance notice of a stock purchase to reap extra profits. Fittingly, the North Carolina Supreme Court's decision in Beroth Oil v. NCDOT was published...more
Legal Alert: The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that new federal regulations designed to reduce truck driver fatigue took full effect today, July 1, 2013.
Today, Jim Swart, the Director of the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance Office of the Department of Transportation issued a "Compliance Notice" relating to the recent initiative passed by some states to permit...more
Many small to medium-sized business purchase commercial general liability insurance or some other type of business insurance to protect the business against claims or lawsuits. In exchange for premium payments by the...more
Legal Alert: I am still receiving a significant amount of inquiries from trucking clients asking for clarification on the new cell phone ban for operators of commercial motor vehicles (“CMV’s). This newsletter...more
The 1906 Carmack Amendment was originally enacted to govern bills of lading in the rail transportation industry. The Amendment has been altered and recodified over the last century. In its current form, the Amendment...more
This is an action for patent infringement by David Tropp, inventor of an innovative system for making airline luggage inspection secure while accommodating the needs of the traveler, in which dual access locks that can be...more
Wrongful death attorneys in California know that before a family member can be ready to begin the process of making a claim for the loss of a loved one, a family member needs time to grieve. Wrongful death lawyers need to...more
Defendant, a security company that provided services to a warehouse storing cargo, was sued after cargo was stolen. The security company filed a motion for summary adjudication arguing that the plaintiff's damages, if any,...more
Interlocutory Order Granting Summary Judgment in breach of transportation brokerage contract, suit for fraud, breach of common law duty to pay for delivered freight by de facto consignor and de facto consignee, and other...more
Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Third Amended Complaint premised upon inviability of causes of action and prior dismissals in prior cases....more
Motion For Summary Judgment that addresses breach of transportation contract, breach of transportation broker's fiduciary duties, fraud, violations of Texas Theft Liability Act, Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, common law...more
Michigan Department of Transportation v. Employers Mutual Casualty Co. et al. , 480 Mich. 862; 748 N.W.2d 239 (2008) - After a catastrophic accident involving a motor carrier hauling gasoline caused significant property...more
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