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The Biggest Transportation Rulings Of 2018

Law360 (December 14, 2018, 2:06 PM EST) -- The transportation industry saw some major court decisions in 2018, with freight railroads losing a long-running appellate battle over Amtrak’s regulatory authority and Uber landing a Ninth Circuit win making it more difficult for drivers to pursue worker misclassification claims against it.

The year yielded a mixed bag of rulings that clarify the constitutional boundaries of certain transportation regulations, advance workers’ wage-and-hour lawsuits and beat back class actions through arbitration agreements, experts told Law360.

Here, Law360 looks back at a few of the year’s biggest rulings affecting the transportation sector.

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