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Celebrate Flag Day on June 14th

Join us in celebrating Flag Day on June 14.  Each year on this date we honor the United States flag and commemorate the flag’s adoption. Fly your flag. Sing “She’s a Grand Old Flag” or “The Star Spangled Banner”. Also, make sure to help your kids and grand kids learn about Flag Day and the […]

Third Circuit Rejects “True Conversion” Exception To Carmack Amendment Preemption

In the case of Dynamic Transit v. Trans Pac. Ventures, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 69, 291 P.3d 114 (2012), the Nevada Supreme Court opined that there was a “true conversion” exception to the doctrine of Carmack Amendment preemption of all state law claims.  (49 U.S.C. § 14706).  For more details on that case, see HERE.  […]

The Nevada Supreme Court Enforced An Oral Insurance Contract Based On A Handshake

Many dream of living back in the day when a man’s word was his bond and a handshake was enough to seal a deal.  But even back then, was a handshake a good way to do business?  Apparently not for Mr. Whitaker and Mr. Musgrave.  Their tale is found in the reports of the Nevada […]

TIDA Hires Mills To Challenge Nevada’s “True Conversion” Exemption From Carmack Before The U.S. Supreme Court

Despite its best efforts, the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) could not derail the Nevada Supreme Court’s decision claiming that there is a “true conversion” exception to Carmack Amendment.  The Nevada Trucking Blog reported HERE on TIDA’s argument against court’s opinion in Dynamic Transit Co. v. Trans Pac. Venture, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 69, […]

Mike Mills Attends 2013 ATA Forum For Motor Carrier General Counsel

The American Trucking Association convenes its Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel July 14 – 17, 2013.  The ATA again extended Mike Mills an invitation to this event.  Mike will attend in his capacity as General Counsel for the Nevada Trucking Association. This year’s Forum will be held at the Resort in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. […]