The industry is seeing a growing number of claims against freight brokers due to a disproportionate trend between available insurance coverage of the tortfeasor motor carrier and the increase in verdict and settlement amounts. This presentation will discuss the two classic claims asserted by plaintiffs against freight brokers: vicarious liability and negligent hiring. The panelists will discuss not only how to defend those claims once made but the things freight brokers can do to prevent such claims being made and to increase their chance of success in defending those claims once faced with them.
Mike Riccio is Founder and CEO of More than Miles Consulting, LLC.
John Kellenberger is a partner in and the Vice President of US1 Industries, Inc. John has served in this capacity since January of 2016. John's interests and work in transportation have been diverse and have focused on many facets of the industry.