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Interview With Carrier Is Protected Work Product (access required)

A plaintiff’s assertion that defendant driver pleaded guilty to a traffic infraction but now contests liability in this auto-accident personal injury suit has not shown a substantial need to obtain a copy of the transcript or tape of defendant’s interview ...

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Bad Driving Record Supports Negligent Hiring Claim (access required)

An auto-accident plaintiff’s allegations about a truck driver’s bad driving record do not support a claim of negligent entrustment, but they do support a claim of negligent hiring and negligent retention, says a Rockingham County Circuit Court. The Supreme Court ...

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Hurt flagman can sue trucking company for negligent hiring (access required)

A construction flagman who was hurt when he was struck on a Rockingham County highway can sue the truck driver’s company for negligent hiring. The victim claimed the driver was hired without formal training, even though he was a convicted ...

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