Commercial Motor Vehicle Cases: Establishing the Standard of Care and Its Violation
Using Driving Licensure Requirements, Regulations, Industry and Internal Best Practices to Establish Breach of Duty
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will review commercial driver license (CDL) requirements and other crucial regulations and standards that govern the operation of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and their drivers. The panel will discuss when compliance with these rules is required or voluntary and whether evidence of noncompliance may be prejudicial. The panel will review how to make the most of driver licensing rules, commercial driver manuals, commercial safety scores, internal operating procedures, and federal and state safety regulations.
- Overview of federal trucking safety regulations
- Commercial driver license requirements
- Internal operating procedures and manuals
- CSA data
- Admissibility of "preventable" designation
- Discovery considerations
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the rules that govern CMV safety?
- What is an industry "standard"?
- Are commercial drivers "professionals"?
- What are the potential implications of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration data describing carriers and drivers?
- How is liability assigned between multiple defendants?
Craig M. Aronow
Co-Founder and Partner
Rebenack Aronow & Mascolo
RAM Law co-founder and partner Craig Aronow has a passion in fighting for his clients who have been injured and hurt... | Read More
RAM Law co-founder and partner Craig Aronow has a passion in fighting for his clients who have been injured and hurt through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain compensation on the clients’ behalf to ease their pain and suffering, lost wages, and often catastrophic medical expenses. Mr. Aronow's cases involve tractor trailers and other commercial motor vehicles, products liability, professional liability, premises liability and other matters.
Once on a case, he is his clients’ best advocate for successfully working through the litigation process in New Jersey. It is in the courtroom that Mr. Aronow’s unique skills and talents become clear. With nearly two decades of courtroom experience of fighting for his clients, he never forgets that he is working to improve his clients’ lives, many of whom have become like family. Clients have a voice and it is Mr. Aronow’s job to make sure it is heard. That is why he fights for his clients every day.
Brian T. Mohs
Mr. Mohs represents individuals who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents involving trucks and motor... | Read More
Mr. Mohs represents individuals who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents involving trucks and motor carriers. He has civil litigation experience in the areas of motor carrier and transportation liability, motor vehicle accidents, products liability, premises liability and insurance coverage. His prior experience includes defending truck drivers and trucking companies, serving as National Products Counsel for the world’s largest manufacturer of home appliances, and he representing MARTA, as well as numerous individuals and insurance companies, in a variety of matters including cases involving automobile andbus accidents, premises liability and insurance coverage.Close