From Transport Topics.
In the past five years there were nearly 300 court cases resulting in jury verdicts over $1 million against trucking fleets, according to a new American Transportation Research Institute analysis made public on June 23.
The 80-page report, “Understanding the Impact of Nuclear Verdicts on the Trucking Industry,” was the result of comprehensive research into large and so-called “nuclear verdicts’’ from 2006-2019.
It confirmed what many truckers are seeing anecdotally: Large verdicts against motor carriers are increasing dramatically both in number and size.
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