Protect Your Trucking Business in an Era of Nuclear Verdicts

Posted by Nicholas

Over the past decade, the legal landscape for trucking companies has been rattled. The phenomenon of “nuclear verdicts” — colossal jury awards, often exceeding $10 million, are reshaping the dynamics of litigation. These mammoth decisions impact both plaintiffs and defendants. They place a particularly heavy burden on trucking companies that are facing rising costs across

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Increased Marijuana Use Sparks Regulatory Changes in Trucking

Posted by HLL Admin

As a new year unfolds, a significant regulatory shift from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) demands our attention, particularly concerning truck drivers and drug-use-related violations. This matter demands increasing attention as the sale of cannabis has become legal in many states, increasing the availability of the drug. Truck drivers are still barred from

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Update: ‘Operation Sideswipe’ and the Ongoing Battle Against Staged Accidents

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Accidents remain an unfortunate reality, especially for truck drivers who travel long distances, braving weather, traffic and fatigue. The financial implications for trucking companies can be staggering, ranging from millions for major crashes to substantial settlements even for minor incidents. In recent years, the trucking industry faced a new challenge: staged accidents. These fraudulent claims

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