Read need-to-know updates, commentary, and analysis on Transportation issues written by leading professionals.
Hailey French’s Story – When millions barely cover the bills.
Preparing Employees for Business Travel Between the U.S. and Canada
Captain Phillips' Crew Lawsuit Has No Merit
Ten Points to Rationalize and Restart the United States Maritime Industry
PennDOT to Increase Number of Pennsylvania Bridges with Weight Restrictions
Maritime Reflections: Panama
Maritime Reflections: Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Federal Court Upholds Majority of Hours-of-Service Rule
New Jersey to consider allowing police to search cell phones to combat distracted driving
Court Schedules Arguments on FMCSA's New Hours of Service Rule on March 15, 2013
Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
Doing Business In Canada
What is the state of Anti-Piracy Efforts and Armed Guards on Vessels?
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Madlyn Primoff - Industries Facing Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy: A Cyclical Business
Google real estate director John Igoe - San Francisco Construction & Development Summit
The Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act established a uniform national policy for interstate carriers’ liability for property loss. 49 U.S.C. § 14706. Under Carmack, while a carrier is generally liable for the...more
The management, operation and maintenance of a business aircraft is a complex and expensive undertaking. Although some aircraft owners may be able to hire experienced pilots and mechanics, a good charter-manager brings...more
On May 9, 2013, a tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of diesel fuel, overturned and caught on fire on a ramp near Interstate 81 and route 322 in Harrisburg....more
Originally published in The Corporate Counselor - July 20, 2011.
The Mississippi River floods in Spring 2011 proved to be among the largest and most damaging along the U.S. waterway in the past century, rivaling the...more
This is a two part sanctions update. In Part One we look at a Court of Appeal judgment delivered last week which has implications not only for the insurance market, but also for any industry which trades or transacts with a...more
Pacific Indemnity Company v. Pickens Kane Moving & Storage Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (April 20, 2011)
The Carmack Amendment, 49 U.S.C. § 14706, regulates the liability of shippers and carriers for household goods...more
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
In Admiral Ins. Co. v. H&W Indus. Services, Inc., 2011 WL 318277 (W.D. Tex. February 1, 2011), the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas held that a...more
Masefield AG v Amlin Corporate Member Ltd  EWCA 24 The Facts
The vessel "BUNGA MELATI DUA" was captured in the Gulf of Aden by Somali pirates, while carrying cargo belonging to the Claimant. Negotiations for the...more
Covered In This Issue
1 ARBITRATION . . .3
1 . 1 HIGH COURT CONSIDERS THE STANDARD OF PROOF REQUIRED IN AN APPLICATION TO APPOINT AN ARBITRATOR UNDER SECTION 18 ARBITRATION ACT 1996 . . .3
1 . 2 BY ENDORSING A COA AS...more
This third and final part of the INCOTERMS series of Client Alerts looks at the new "D-Terms" - DAP and DAT - created by INCOTERMS 2010.
DAF, DES and DDU replaced by DAP: Delivered at Place
DAP replaces what were...more
In This Issue:
1.1 COURT CONFIRMS ITS JURISDICTION TO HEAR APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER THAT THERE BE NO ORDER AS TO COSTS FOLLOWING DISCONTINUATION OF ACTION ...2
2 DAMAGES ...4
2.1 HIGH COURT...more
Our previous client alert, "INCOTERMS 2010 - What you need to know (part 1)" gave a brief overview of the main changes to INCOTERMS 2010, which comes into effect on 1 January 2011. We mentioned in that alert that, in addition...more
IN THIS ISSUE: How Much Liability Insurance is Right for Your Truck Fleet?- Premium Savings Now, Can Cost You Later.
Please see full newsletter below for more information....more
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations require that commercial trucks carry a liability insurance policy of a certain minimum amount, in most cases $1 million. But, is this minimum coverage right for your trucking...more
no-toxic topics of interest to motor carriers and truckers everywhere - large and small fleets...more
Comentario sentencia dictada por la Corte Suprema que versa sobre la naturaleza jurídica del vínculo que unió a un importador
de determinadas mercancías, quien actuó subrogado por su...more
Insurance companies are gearing up to recoup from Toyota money they paid for claims in crashes involving sudden acceleration, the subject of major safety recalls by the Japanese automaker. It could also mean money back for...more
No one would deny that moving is a very stressful time in life. Pulling up roots and trying to set up again in a new place is never easy. So imagine how much worse it can be if your movers are responsible for substantial...more
When goods are damaged during transport, the seemingly obvious targets in a subrogated action are usually the "carriers", being the parties who were contracted to handle and transport the goods. There is,...more