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No Federal Court for Carriers’ Contract Dispute (access required)

Absent a federal tariff, federal courts do not have subject matter jurisdiction over a motor carrier’s breach of contract claim against a shipper for unpaid freight charges, the 4th Circuit says in a case of first impression; the appellate court vacates the district court opinion in this dispute between defendant furniture company and the motor ...

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