When a roadway accident occurs during the shipment of goods, each party involved in the logistics chain can face varying levels of exposure for resulting injuries and damages. Freight brokers know there can be multiple parties in this chain. With increasing frequency, aggrieved parties are filing lawsuits against the shipper, freight broker, motor carrier, and driver. In transportation casualty defense, long gone are the days of two party litigation. As the middle man in the chain, the freight broker does not transport property or take possession of property.[1] It simply arranges for transportation of the shipper’s goods by a motor […]