Should Cell Phones Be Banned by Trucking Companies?

Should Cell Phones Be Banned by Trucking Companies?

Could a company’s admission about its drivers’ cellphone use pave the way for a ban of the devices in the big rigs? We’ll talk about it in this issue. The Case at a Glance A polyester and nylon yarns manufacturer agreed to pay a couple $3.75 million after one of the company’s truck drivers struck … Read more

Why Did Los Angeles Settle Wrongful Death Case for $9.5 Million

Los Angeles Settle Wrongful Death Case

The family of a girl struck and killed by a taxi near a beach has settled their wrongful death case with the City of Los Angeles for $9.5 million. During negotiations, it was proven the city failed to take steps to protect pedestrian beach goers from traffic. In this issue, we’ll talk about what happened. … Read more

Study Confirms Drugged Driving More Common Than Drunk Driving

Study Confirms Drugged Driving

A stunning new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has found that impaired drivers are now more likely to be under the influence of drugs rather than alcohol. In this issue, we’ll talk about what’s going on. Drugged Driving Outnumbers Drunk Driving The GHSA partnered with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility for … Read more

This Woman’s Family Settled With Trucking Company for $5 Million

This Woman’s Family Settled With Trucking Company for $5 Million

The family of a woman who lost her life after being struck by a tractor-trailer driver under the influence of methadone and Xanax has received a $5 million settlement from the trucking company. In this issue, we’ll talk about the aspects of the case.