From an Internal Revenue Service point of view, so-called “lease-to-own agreements” will not vitiate independent contractor status for federal tax purposes, but the independent contractor model is under great attack ...
Withholding freight charges awaiting after-the-fact contracts is featured.
Whether a bill of lading is marked ‘prepaid’ or ‘collect’ is important only to determine whether the consignor or the consignee is primarily liable for payment of the freight charges.
While the goal of identifying preventability is a noble one, one is led to question the ultimate cost or due process achieved under this methodology.
Structure of relationships governs your liability, plus more legal news items are featured.
Deadlines on claims are governed by federal law, court lets ABF challenge YRC Worldwide-Teamsters deal and other legal industry news items are featured.
Managing cargo liability, a bus company receives a cease and desist order and many other industry legal news items are featured.
Penalizing carriers for missing appointments opens the door to vicarious liability
The authority to operate is what matters and nearly 240 carriers are sued for infringing a patent.
FMCSA reaffirms that determining carrier fitness is its job and other industry legal items are featured.
Brokers should be considered just arrangers, court backs Swift on lease chargebacks and many other legal news items are featured.
Carriers should understand the default rules of the road, the EOBR rule is not ripe for review and other legal news items are featured.
Vicarious liability and misused data are a bad mix.
CSA numbers, HOS documents and other legal news item are featured.
Hiking the bond requirement won’t fix industry’s ills.