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.
FedEx Shells Out $165M in NM Big Rig Wreck
A New Mexico appellate court in February upheld a record $165 million jury award to the family of a mother and 4-year-old child killed when a FedEx Corp. tractor-trailer collided with a small pickup truck....
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