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The Biggest Trucking Injury Awards Of 2018

Law360 (December 17, 2018, 4:13 PM EST) -- The trucking industry found itself increasingly in the crosshairs of plaintiffs attorneys well versed in so-called reptile theory trial techniques and in federal and state trucking regulations, which taken together have contributed to an unprecedented number of nine-figure jury awards in 2018.

Here, Law360 looks back at the five biggest transportation injury payouts of the year.

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