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Alabama Trucking Safety Measure Challenged by Trucking Association

A 2009 Alabama safety measure enacted by the Legislature, after a series of accidents involving huge metal coils coming off tractor-trailer loads onto highways and streets, is under attack by the Alabama Trucking Association, which appears to have won the first round. The ATA filed a Petition for Determination of Pre-Emption before the Federal Motor …

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“Swiss Cheese” Analogy Argued in BP Trial Opening

BP “Swiss Cheese” analogy for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster was presented before a New Orleans court this past Monday. This model, referenced in a BP report, suggests a comparison to the dairy product, stating that disaster strikes only when “all of the holes are lined up”, that is, where hazardous activities and failures are …

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