Discovery in a Commercial Trucking Case

Published by Minnesota Association for Justice


Summary

Discovery in a truck case: The seminar will focus on items needed in discovery to prove your case case in a tractor-trailer wreck.

I- Truck and Trailer
-inspection
-black box data
-computer software
-driver dash cam

II- The Scene
-expert inspection
-witness canvass

III- FMCSR's
-retention requirements
-Use of 30b6 of records custodian

IV- Spoliation letter
-logs
-log audits
-driver qualification file
-satellite data
-e-mail
-maintenance records

V- SMS (Safety Management System Data)
-trucking company safety record
-Driver driving history
-Foia Request

Presenters
Peter Kestner
Peter Kestner has extensive experience with truck accident cases, both as a private attorney and representative for trucking insurers. He is a co-founder of the law firm McEwen & Kestner. Prior to founding his law firm, Peter served for 10 years as a claims adjuster and litigation manager with one of the largest tractor trailer insurers in the U.S. Peter earned his B.S. from Skidmore College in 1989, and his J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law in 2001. Peter now uses this defense...More

Originally Published

August 26, 2015


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Discovery in a Commercial Trucking Case - Paper
  • Discovery in a Commercial Trucking Case - Video

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.


Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.


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