Walt Metz

7325 Laurel Oak Drive
Suwanee, Georgia 30024, United States
Phone: 479-270-0368
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation
  • Worker’s Compensation

Trucking Law Developments Mid-Year 2013

The year 2013 has so far marked several important developments in regulations and legislation related to trucking and related litigation. This legal journal article is intended to give a brief synopsis of these year-to-date…more
 /  Transportation


Today trucking and truck brokerage companies are burdened with the exposure and expense of defending a wide variety of litigated claims, including truck accident cases, large exposure workers compensation cases, cargo claims,…more
 /  Transportation

Brokers, Warehousemen and Carriers Should Be Aware of Technical Legal Distinctions

The subject addressed is the importance of legal distinctions for brokers, warehousemen and carriers. At any point in time, a company can be found to be acting as either a broker, a freight forwarder, a carrier, a warehouseman…more
 /  Transportation

Legal/Regulatory Developments Are Changing the Economic Landscape of Trucking

Changes to U.S. laws, primarily changes to FMCSA, EPA and NHTSA regulations, are “driving” up the cost of conducting the business of trucking and forever changing the economic landscape of trucking. The regulatory changes seem…more
 /  Transportation

New Lawsuits and Interest Group Concerns Keep CSA Controversies Brewing

Back in February I wrote a comprehensive review of Compliance, Safety, Accountability (“CSA”), the safety compliance monitoring program administered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration…more
 /  Transportation

CSA Update – The Continuing Struggle to Get Things Right

This article is an update to the February 9, 2012 comprehensive review of the FMCSA’s CSA program written by Walt Metz, entitled “CSA and Motor Carrier Safety Ratings: The Past, Present and Future” published…more
 /  Transportation

HOS Rules Changes Do Not Make A Gift Worth Keeping

Right before Christmas, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced the long anticipated changes to the truck driver hours of service regulations. It was a “Christmas Gift” long awaited. Since then FTL carriers,…more
 /  Transportation

CSA and Motor Carrier Safety Ratings: The Past, Present and Future

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (“FMCSA”) Compliance Safety Accountability program (“CSA”) is one of the most significant and ambitious motor carrier safety regulatory initiatives…more
 /  Transportation
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