FleetOwner previously covered the defense side’s perspective to avoid nuclear verdicts. Here is one plaintiff attorney’s advice to keep your fleet from becoming the next casualty.
“Unless you have an insurance power of $25 to $50 million, most motor carriers are one catastrophic crash away from closing their doors,” warned plaintiff lawyer Jeff Burns, founding partner of Dollar, Burns & Becker during FleetOwner’s recent webinar “Both Sides of the Legal Equation: An Insider’s Perspective on Fleet Safety.”
The experienced lawyer, who has consulted on hundreds of truck crash cases, said he had one simple purpose for participating in the SmartDrive-sponsored webinar: to tell the audience “how exactly to beat me in court.”
- Posted by Melissa.Senoff@smartdrive.net
- On May 27, 2020