September 22, 2021
2:00-3:30 p.m. ET
Trucking and Transportation: When Hours of Service Violations Can Become Punitive

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Join us for this webinar on Wednesday, September 22 from 2:00-3:30 pm ET.


  • John H. Shaffery is a founding partner of Poole Shaffery & Koegle, LLP in Southern California. Specializing in the defense of trucking and transportation claims, John has successfully tried cases throughout the state of California and Federal District courts with 9 jury trials in the last six years in four different counties.
  • Jaion Chung is a partner with Poole Shaffery & Koegle, LLP in Southern California. In her 14th year with the firm, Jaion’s practice focuses on all aspects of transportation claims from initial response through trial and mediations.
  • Lara Lickhalter is a partner with Cassiday Schade, LLP. She concentrates her practice in the area of transportation, representing motor carriers, logistics providers, commercial and contract carriers, and cab companies in areas of bodily injury, property damage, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and DOT requirements.

Topics for discussion include:

  • A review of large verdicts involving hours of service violations in the transportation industry.
  • Comparison of the federal standard for hours of service regulations with a highlight of states, such as California, that have different standards. What are the implications?
  • An examination of how the plaintiff’s bar tries to exploit hours of service violations to argue for punitive damages.
  • A look at how California’s “AB-5” and similar statutes in other jurisdictions may complicate compliance with hours of service.

To register for this complimentary webinar, click on the Register tab. Complimentary registration comes with CLE credit in one state and will be available in California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. 

If you would like to purchase CLE credits for additional states, there will be a $75 per state CLE charge which can be paid for when you register for the webinar.

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CLE Credit: 1.5-1.8 CLE credits, depending on state requirements.