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Government, Business, Safety

Jury Issues $1 Billion Verdict Against Two Carriers in Fatal Crash

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A Nassau County, Fla., jury on Aug. 20 issued a total of $1 billion in monetary damages against two motor carriers that were declared negligent for their role in a pair of 2017 crashes on the same night and near the same location.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 25, 2021
Business

Trucking Lawyers Should Share Defense Strategies, Author and Noted Attorney Says

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For more than a year, prominent San Diego defense attorney Robert Tyson has been scolding his colleagues for not sharing trial defense strategies to beat plaintiff attorneys in the nation’s courtrooms. Here are his tactics for winning in court.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 23, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Nuclear Jury Awards Against Truckers on the Rise, ATRI Study Shows

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In the past five years there were nearly 300 court cases resulting in jury verdicts over $1 million against trucking fleets, according to a new American Transportation Research Institute analysis made public on June 23.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
June 24, 2020
Business

Jury Awards $58.5 Million for Truck Crash

A New Mexico jury has awarded the family of a person killed in a 2010 truck-involved accident $58.5 million in damages, believed to be the largest truck accident verdict ever.

April 8, 2013