The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications & Transportation Law
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Carrier wins summary judgment in cargo damage suit
In Design X Manufacturing, Inc. v. ABF Freight Systems, Inc., the United States District Court for Connecticut granted motor carrier ABF’s motion for summary judgment in a shipper’s cargo damage lawsuit.
Supreme Court to hear cargo claim case: Does Carmack or COGSA control?
The U.S. Supreme Court has accepted a 9th Circuit case for review where the issue will be which federal statute controls in a cargo damage claim arising from an Oklahoma train derailment on a through bill of lading shipment that originated in China with a sea move to Long Beach, CA followed by an inland rail move to Midwest U.S. destinations in Regal-Beloit Corp. v. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., 557 F.3d 985 (9th Cir. 2/17/09).
Telecommunications law update
What did your computer do for you in 1980? What does it do now? How about telephones—they haven’t changed much in the past decade, right?