Provides expert analysis of perplexing motor carrier liability and insurance coverage issues. Discusses the impact of safety regulations on jury awards, along with detailed examination of the latest developments in logo liability, cargo claims, and the effects of the MCS-90 endorsement on motor carrier insurance. Includes citations to significant legal decisions from across the country. Also addresses the various recurring problems that produce truck claims such as hours of service violations, driver training and supervision, and drug and alcohol testing. Written by nationally recognized defense attorneys at Dennis, Corry, Porter & Smith, LLP, in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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THE EVOLUTION OF MOTOR CARRIER REGULATION SAFETEA-LU: THE NEW TRANSPORTATION ACT MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY PROGRAMS ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION DEFENDING THE LAWSUIT LIABILITY FOR CONDUCT OF THE DRIVER LOGO LIABILITY AND STATUTORY EMPLOYMENT MOTOR CARRIER NEGLIGENCE FATIGUE AND HOURS OF SERVICE VIOLATIONS TECHNIQUES UTILIZED BY PLAINTIFFS ATTORNEYS IN ATTACKING MOTOR CARRIER'S SAFETY DIRECTOR CONSPICUITY AND LIGHTING ISSUES SHIFTING CARGO AND INADEQUATE SECUREMENT CLAIMS EXCESSIVE TOW TRUCK CHARGES CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST MOTOR CARRIERS MOTOR CARRIER PRODUCT LIABILITY CLAIMS FREIGHT BROKER TORT LIABILITY MOTOR TRUCK CARGO CLAIMS MOTOR CARRIER LIABILITY INSURANCE FEDERAL FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR MOTOR CARRIERS PRIMARY/EXCESS COVERAGE DISPUTES STATE MOTOR CARRIER FILINGS AND COMPULSORY INSURANCE NON-TRUCKING LIABILITY INSURANCE.
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Description based on online resource; title from contents screen of Transportation practice area (Cheetah, viewed September 03, 2020).