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Plaintiffs and their experts in personal injury actions are increasingly attempting to manipulate or misinterpret the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations in an effort to maximize liability and exposure in their cases.



Litigating Against the Latest Efforts by the Plaintiffs' Bar to Misconstrue the FMCSA Regulations

The Transportation Lawyer, July 1, 2017

The Context

The Concrete Examples - And Advice

  1. Raising the Standard of Care for Motor Carriers
  2. Raising the Standard of Care for Truck Drivers
  3. Building a Fictitious "Rap Sheet"
  4. Equating Lack of a Training Program with Negligence

Conclusion