Freight Brokers

Freight Troubles? How To Avoid Getting Stuck In Out-of-State Litigation

When something goes wrong in freight transportation, it’s not uncommon for everyone involved to be from different states. Add to that all the states the cargo traveled through, and potential locations for resulting litigation can stack up quickly. With a little planning and careful contract review, you can both choose the state for claims you […]

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Do Freight Brokers Have to Pay Workers’ Compensation to Non-Employees?

By Nathan Anderson nathan@snjlegal.com 801-365-102 Freight brokers, like any other employer, are generally only liable for their own employees for workers’ compensation purposes. However, what if a freight broker contracts with a motor carrier to transport goods, the motor carrier does not carry workers’ compensation insurance, and the motor carrier’s driver is injured on the

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