NCTA Safety and Human Resources Council Meeting
Topic: Marijuana Laws and Their Impact on the Trucking Industry
Description: The decriminalization and in some places legalization of marijuana is having dramatic impact on all aspects of trucking operations. Implicated most substantially are the hiring process as well as casualty claims. Setliff’s presentation will highlight the issues facing carriers in this new environment and focus on best practices for dealing with same.
Presenter: Stephen Setliff, Setliff Law
Location: In Person - TBD
Date: August 16, 2022 Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm
About Stephen Setliff:
Consistently recognized as one of America's Best Lawyers, Mr. Setliff represents clients in complex litigation at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts across the United States. His multifaceted trial practice includes representation of clients across a broad array of industries, with a focus on transportation companies, including trucking companies and railroads, in claims of traumatic injury by employees and non-employees. His trucking practice includes the representation of trucking companies, their insurers and their drivers in a wide variety of claims, including catastrophic personal injury, property damage, and toxic cleanup. He also handles workers' compensation claims, negotiating, drafting and enforcement of commercial agreements, including brokerage and independent contractor agreements, traffic citations including felony charges, and employment claims under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA). His practice covers the gamut of trucking litigation, from first scene accident investigation to effectively and efficiently trying cases to verdict.