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Poole & Shaffery, LLP
Issue 61 | September 2021

California Trucking Association Is One Step Closer to Having the U.S. Supreme Court Review California’s AB 5

California’s AB 5, or “gig-worker bill” caused companies who hire independent contractors to reclassify them as employees, with some exceptions. Because many drivers in the trucking industry were classified as independent contractors, it directly affects the entire industry, CTA argues, both inside and outside of California.

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By:  John H. Shaffery

A Primer on California’s Pure Comparative Fault System

In any tort litigation, and particularly in multi-party litigation, the allocation and apportionment of liability may be more complex than expected. Over time, different jurisdictions have established varying principles regarding the equitable allocation and apportionment of fault in any given tort litigation.

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By:  Justin R. Wilmers

You’re invited to our “Trucking And Transportation: When Hours of Service Violations Can Become Punitive” webinar on September 22, 2021

Register for the complimentary webinar through the registration link found in the article!

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Featured : Truck V. Pedestrian Settlement

On June 15, 2021, defendant George Chang agreed to the terms of a $9,000,000 settlement to compensate plaintiff Loc Khuu for the injuries he sustained when he was struck by plaintiff’s car.

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