Publication | Business Law Attorneys
Poole & Shaffery, LLP
Issue 66 | February 2022

Update on Trucker Meal and Rest Breaks

On January 19, 2022 the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District in the matter of Guillermo Espinoza v. Hepta Run, Inc. held California’s meal and rest break rules governing the transportation industry are expressly preempted by federal regulations governing truck drivers with respect to both short-haul commercial drivers and long-haul commercial drivers.

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By:  John H. Shaffery

New Provisions Governing Remote Appearances in Civil Matters

The Covid-19 Pandemic has changed almost everything, including the California Code of Civil Procedure. Most Californians are very familiar with remote work technology by this time and adapted quickly to video conferencing platforms to conduct business.

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By:  Ransom D. Boynton

Featured Settlement: Injured Trucker Agrees to $6.75 Million Settlement Over Crash Caused by Alleged Unsafe Road Conditions

Truck accident Virgl Mortensen v. State of California, et al.

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