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New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira
United States Supreme Court
Transportation, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Construed a provision of the Federal Arbitration Act that excludes disputes involving certain transportation workers. The plaintiffs, interstate truck...
01/15/2019 17–340
Prout v. Department of Transportation
California Court of Appeal
Transportation, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that a subdivision developer was not owed compensation for the taking of a long, narrow strip of his land fronting a state highway to make...
01/11/2019 C076812
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 848 v. City of Monterey Park (First Transit, Inc.)
California Court of Appeal
Transportation, Labor & Employment Law, Government Contracts
Revived a labor union's claim that a municipality violated a law concerning contract bidding when it hired a new private company to operate its...
01/07/2019 B282971
Ibrahim v. US Department of Homeland Security
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Transportation, Attorney's Fees
In an en banc ruling, clarified the standards applicable to awards of attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act. Remanded for recalculation...
01/02/2019 14-16161
Nall v. BNSF Railway Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Civil Rights, Transportation
Revived a railroad employee's claim that he was discriminated against based on a disability. The issue involved whether he could safely perform his...
12/27/2018 17-20113
Guernsey v. City of Salinas
California Court of Appeal
Transportation, Injury & Tort Law
Revived a pedestrian's claim that a city was liable for her injuries from being struck by a truck while crossing at a faded crosswalk that hadn't been...
12/17/2018 H043283
Kendrick v. Conduent State and Local Solutions, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Transportation, Class Actions
Held that a proposed class action lawsuit challenging the Golden Gate Bridge toll-collecting system belonged in state court. Affirmed the remand of...
12/13/2018 18-16988
Hirst v. SkyWest, Inc.
United States Seventh Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Transportation, Constitutional Law
Revived state and local wage claims brought by flight attendants who challenged an airline's compensation policy of paying for their work in the air...
12/12/2018 17-3643
In re Governor Bryant
United States Fifth Circuit
Transportation, Constitutional Law
Denied the Governor of Mississippi's petition for a writ of mandamus to prevent a deposition of his chief of staff. The underlying dispute involved a...
11/29/2018 18-60703
Rookaird v. BNSF Railway Co.
United States Ninth Circuit
Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
Vacated a judgment entered after trial that a train conductor was unlawfully fired because he refused to stop performing a safety test on a train he...
11/08/2018 16-35786

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