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The Consequences Of A Bad Safety Compliance Review Can Be Devastating To A Motor Carrier

Compliance Vs Violation Street Road Sign Direction Advice FollowAsk any Safety Manager.  The stress of the job is intense.  How’s my driver?  Where is my equipment?  And what about the cargo?  But there are few things that are more stressful to a seasoned Safety Manager than receiving a notice that your company will undergo a Compliance Review (CR).  Ouch!

Safety Managers worth their salt will realize that when the inspectors arrive at their doorstep, they will be looking at all aspects of the operation, hours of service, maintenance, driver qualifications / licensing, insurance, accidents, HM and administrative compliance, to name a few.  [Continue reading]

Dan Ledbetter Honored as Nevada’s Driver of the Year

At the recent Nevada Trucking Association’s Day at the Nevada Legislature Dan Ledbetter was named Nevada’s Driver of the Year.  Dan feels that this award was also an honor to his family. Born and raised in Nevada, Dan lives in Sparks with his … [Continue reading]

Las Vegas Defense Lawyers adds Aileen Cohen to Board

At Bauman Loewe Witt & Maxwell we are pleased to announce that Las Vegas Defense Lawyers (LVDL) members elected Aileen E. Cohen, Esq. to its Board of Directors.  The election took place at the Fifth Annual LVDL Dinner on March 30, 2017. Aileen … [Continue reading]

Nevada’s Exclusive Remedy Provision Prevents Employees From Suing Insured Employers For On-The-Job Injuries In Nearly All Cases

“Have you been injured?” is a common question posed by personal injury attorneys who are looking for new clients.  But just because a person was injured in an accident does not mean that the injured person can prevail in a negligence suit against the … [Continue reading]

One Or Two Prior Accidents Not Enough To Sustain Negligent Entrustment Cause Of Action.

James Lewis was president of American Savings and Loan.  One of the perks that Mr. Lewis enjoyed as president of the company was a company leased auto.  Mr. Lewis allowed Mrs. Mary Ann Lewis to use the company car from time to time.  One day while … [Continue reading]