So-Called ‘Nuclear Settlements’ a Major Concern in Trucking

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In the world of trucking, discussions about nuclear verdicts often take the spotlight. These jaw-dropping jury awards, often exceeding $10 million, send shockwaves through the industry. However, as litigation expert Steve Wood recently highlighted, it’s not just the verdicts that should raise concern; nuclear settlements have shown to be a real risk for trucking companies.

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What Employers Need to Know About the PWFA

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The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) became law on December 29, 2022, ushering in a new standard for pregnant employees in the workplace. This act, effective as of June 27, 2023, requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

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