By Linda Chiem (January 1, 2020, 12:04 PM EST) -- The commercial trucking, logistics and gig-economy industries' duels over the independent contractor status of drivers and couriers, as well as clashes over the scope of federal preemption are among the court battles that transportation attorneys will keep their eye on in 2020.
The cases have the potential to significantly shake up long-standing practices at transportation companies for hiring workers and drafting contracts and could create additional tension between federal and state regulations governing facets of the sector.
Here's a breakdown of some of the high-profile legal battles that transportation attorneys will be tracking closely in 2020.
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