Shipper Liability (If Any) to Carriers’ Drivers for Allegedly Improperly Loaded Freight

Do you ever wonder who is on the hook if driver is injured when freight is improperly loaded? This is not a straightforward answer. Read Benesch_TL_FLASH46-page-athis article as it helps to clarify responsibilities as associated with the loading process. Here is a comment that caught my attention, “the duties imposed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations upon the driver are likely to supersede any allegations of negligence on the part of the shipper”.

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