Law360 (December 19, 2019, 12:31 PM EST) -- A high court win for interstate transportation workers on arbitration agreements that gave plaintiffs' attorneys a weapon to keep their court disputes alive and an appeals panel's blessing of a consumer class action damages model were among the most impactful rulings of 2019 for the transportation industry.
The year yielded a mixed bag of rulings that addressed employment-related disputes involving the trucking and gig-economy industries and clarified the scope of federal preemption of transportation regulations, among other things.
Here, Law360 looks back at a few of the biggest rulings of 2019 affecting the transportation sector.
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