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Government, Business, Safety

Plaintiff Attorneys Often Use 'Reptile Theory' to Win Nuclear Trucking Jury Verdicts, Experts Say

Courtroom scene In trucking accident lawsuits, plaintiff attorneys use the tactic to turn attention away from the incident, and focus instead on a carrier’s safety practices and policies. (Pattanaphong Khuankaew/Getty Images)

In trucking accident lawsuits, the "reptile theory" is a method plaintiff lawyers have deployed in pursuit of so-called “nuclear” jury verdicts.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2021
Business

Central Freight Lines to Receive $1.85 Million in Texas Contract Violation Case

Central Freight Lines is in line to receive at least $1.85 million after a jury in Rockwall County, Texas, found that the carrier’s contract with Trendsetter to provide insurance-related services was violated by the provider.

December 23, 2015