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Recreational Boating Remedies
Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters (2d ed. 2019); General Committee on Admiralty & Maritime Law, Torts and Insurance
United States
22 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Precludes Punitive Damages For Unseaworthiness Claims
In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has precluded the recovery of punitive damages for unseaworthiness claims.
United States
18 Jul 2019
The Refinement Of Regulatory And Liability Issues Concerning Autonomous Motor Vehicles: Product Liability 2019
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially.  The automotive industry, manufacturers and governments are continuing to refine the development
United States
25 Jun 2019
NJ Supreme Court Signals Potential Sea Change On Scope Of Damages In Auto Accident Cases
New Jersey's "No-Fault" automobile insurance scheme has been the subject of repeated reforms over the past 40 years. On March 26, 2019, the New Jersey Supreme Court
3 May 2019
Safety Concerns Prompt New FAA Regulations For Drones
Due to heightened safety concerns, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has mandated that drone owners display their FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface
United States
3 May 2019
Duck Boat Owners Avoid Seeking Limitation, Ducking Potential Exposure To Punitive Damages
"Sisson [the vessel owner] has also argued throughout this litigation that the [Limitation Act] provides an independent basis for federal jurisdiction. Respondents contend that the Act
United States
3 May 2019
Autonomous Vehicles And Emerging Tort Implications
New technology will undoubtedly improve lives, but it comes with new risks.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Pre-Trip Inspections: Are You Doing Enough? 20 February 2019
Serious or fatal accidents involving tractor trailers or other commercial vehicles often arise or result in part from some maintenance defect in the vehicle.
United States
1 Mar 2019
Self-Driving Cars Will Likely Increase Product Liability Litigation
Supporters of autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, often claim they will make our roads safer by removing human error from the driving equation.
United States
25 Jan 2019
As Electric Scooters Barrel Their Way Into The Sharing Economy, Manufacturers And Their Insurers Should Prepare For An Influx Of New Claims
If you have spent any time in Los Angeles or New York City recently, you may have noticed adults riding two-wheeled electric scooters ...
United States
30 Nov 2018
The Liability And Insurance Ramifications Of The Increased Usage Of Autonomous Motor Vehicles
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
United States
2 Jul 2018
Colorado's Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act Restricts Enforceability Of Indemnity Provisions
On May 30, 2018, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 18-062, referred to as the "Snow Removal Service Liability Limitation Act" (the Act), codified at C.R.S. § 13-21-129.
United States
27 Jun 2018
Transportation Alert: Picking The Wrong Freight Forwarder Can Obligate The Shipper To Pay Twice
In the United States, the general rule is that the carrier gets paid. Excel Transportation Services, Inc. v. CSX Lines, LLC, 280 F.2d 617, 619 (S.D. Tex. 2003).
United States
5 Apr 2018
Transportation Company Policies & Procedures For Retention Of Electronic Control Module Data
On September 11, 2017, the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama issued an opinion in Barry v. Big M Transp., Inc., Case No. 16-CV-00167, that addresses when, and what type of, sanctions are warranted ...
United States
17 Oct 2017
Transportation News & Insights - September 2017
The September 2017 issue of Transportation News & Insights looks at claims of distracted driving, the importance of regulatory compliance for logistics companies, and protecting insurer-obtained statements...
United States
12 Sep 2017
An Illustration Of The Importance Of Regulatory Compliance For Logistics Companies
The court summarily rejected UPS's defense that its large size and compartmentalized organizational structure made it impossible to establish that it knowingly violated any New York regulations.
United States
12 Sep 2017
Distracted Driving: Not The End Of The Road
By making assumptions of responsibility, you can unintentionally miss the signs of an available defense.
United States
12 Sep 2017
Is FAA Drone Licensure A Thing Of The Past Or Just In A Holding Pattern?
On May 19, 2017, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the challenge by a drone user who claimed the FAA's drone Registration Rule promulgated in December 2015...
United States
7 Jun 2017
Liability Risks Of Automation And Connectivity In A Technologically Advanced World
Francis Manchisi and Ernest V. Goodwin are co-authors of Chapter 7, "Liability Risks of Automation and Connectivity in a Technologically Advanced World," of the International...
United States
30 May 2017
Warrant Needed For "Black Box" Data In Florida
In a case of first impression in Florida, a split appellate court in State of Florida v. Charles Wiley Worsham Jr., held that a warrant was necessary before law enforcement could download...
United States
17 May 2017
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