Federal Court Considers Applicability of Carmack Amendment in Trucking and Transportation Case

In a case that will be of interest to our trucking and transportation clients, a Mississippi federal court recently considered the applicability of the... More

Court Ruling Affects Carriers Seeking to Enforce the Limitation of Liability

In Von Diezelski v. All My Sons Moving & Storage of Baton Rouge, Inc., 2018 WL 3118683 (M.D. La. 2018), the United States District Court... More

Transportation Practice Group Attends 26th Annual TIDA Seminar

Gerard J. Dragna, C. Michael Parks, Adam P. Sanderson, and Eric Winder Sella of the Trucking, Transportation and Automobile Liability and Defense practice at... More

Senate Bill 382: Attempted Repeal of Seat Belt Gag Law

The failure of SB 382, an attempted repeal of the seat belt gag law, to pass during the 2018 Regular Legislative Session, will result... More

Decision by Louisiana First Circuit Impacts Carrier-lessees of Tractor-trailer Equipment

A recent case will be of interest to owners and insurers of tractor-trailer equipment. In Jackson v. Wise, ACME Truck Line, Inc. and First... More

Recent Decision Has Possible Far-Reaching Consequences for Trucking Litigation and Carriers

Eric Winder Sella highlights a recent case that can have far-reaching consequences for trucking litigation and national and regional carriers. We previously noted two... More

Cell Your Defense with Indisputable Evidence

Was the driver distracted at the time of the accident? This is often the liability dispute at the center of litigation when a plaintiff... More

Stipulating to Course and Scope 2.0

We previously noted the decision of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana in Dennis v. Collins, 2016 WL 6637973... More

Stipulating to Course and Scope

In Dennis v. Collins, the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana was tasked with determining whether independent negligence claims against... More

Jury Awards $90 Million in Fatal Trucking Collision

A Civil District Court jury for the Parish of Orleans, Louisiana awarded a grand total of $90,751,808.01 in damages for the wrongful death and injuries... More