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Posted in: February, 2018

FMCSA Grants Two Hours of Service Exemptions for Asphalt Haulers

On January 26th, following a request from the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published two exemptions to hours of service requirements (HOS) in order to accommodate those carriers engaged in the transportation of asphalt. The first exemption will enable drivers engaged in the transportation of asphalt and related […]

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Virginia Says “Bad Intent” Required for Spoliation of Evidence

The Supreme Court of Virginia recently decided an important case concerning spoliation of evidence and issues of jury instructions and liability at trial. First, you may ask “what is spoliation of evidence?”  You may also ask—“why do I care?” Spoliation of evidence occurs when a party is aware that there is pending or probable litigation […]

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