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$3.5 million awarded over trucker’s wrongful death

| October 08, 2014

A Fresno County, Calif., jury returned the verdict on behalf of a California trucker who died in a truck fire caused by an extremely damaged transmission.

Photos posted to Facebook net $1 million crash settlement

| September 27, 2014

Ever posted a photo you took from the driver's seat to Facebook? The plaintiff's bar thanks you.

Drivers’ case against Wal-Mart Trans. over unpaid on-duty time gets class-action certification

| September 17, 2014

A federal court in California has ruled a lawsuit brought by drivers against Wal-Mart Transportation may proceed as a class-action lawsuit. The driver plaintiffs claim that between 1993 and now, they did not receive the ...

Eaton to settle with ZF, Meritor for $500 million

| June 24, 2014

The settlement agreement is subject to ZF Friedrichshafen AG corporate approval, which is expected in early July.

Lawsuit over FMCSA guidance on CSA scores dismissed

| June 17, 2014

In a brief to media and members, the board of the Alliance for Safe, Efficient and Competitive Truck Transportation reported that the suit they brought against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in 2012 had ...

Legislation introduced to clarify broker/shipper carrier-selection requirements

| May 23, 2014

TIA believes H.R. 4727 would remove the "confusing and conflicting vagaries" of CSA BASIC data as it relates to charges of the negligent selection of a carrier,

Lawsuits allege Caterpillar concealed defects in 2007-2010 engines

| May 07, 2014

Lawsuits filed against Caterpillar claim that its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines were defective and that the company concealed the information from buyers and owners.

Clean Ports bill floated in Congress

| August 29, 2013

The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.

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