Negotiation of contracts for a fleet of vehicles that service more than 5,000 retail stores.
A trucking company client was guided to a favorable settlement by McGuireWoods in a matter where the client's defense was based on federal preemption of state law claims based on allegations of negligent hire, training and entrustment in Dallas, Texas.
Interplay of state and federal weight restrictions can be particularly tricky issue for companies who transport products over state lines, as federal restrictions can differ from state laws.
Matters involving trailer accidents on restricted access federal highways in which loads met state but not federal law weight limits.
We successfully defended Florida-based transportation company, and various subsidiaries, after several accidents involving allegations of improperly secured loads resulting in load-shift accidents, including a one post-collision fire. Industry standards for securing loads in a 53 foot less-than-truckload trailer were at issue in this matter which was dismissed at summary judgment.
Seventh Circuit Denies Challenge to FMCSA Electronic Logging Device Rule
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Historic FMCSA E-Logging Rule Met With Immediate Challenge in the Seventh Circuit
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