Clark Hill Attorney Bradford Hughes Quoted in Law360 on New Jersey Ruling on Employers’ Arbitration Agreements for Transportation Workers

Jul 17, 2020

Member Bradford Hughes was quoted in an article titled “NJ Ruling Opens State Battles On Transpo Worker Exemption” published on July 16 in Law360. The state’s Supreme Court ruled that the New Jersey Arbitration Act would apply even if workers qualify under the Federal Arbitration Act’s transportation worker exemption. Hughes noted this expected outcome between federal and state ruling and the impact of this decision on transportation attorneys nationwide. To view the full article, click here. (Subscription may be required.)

Hughes has a deep practice representing motor carriers, freight brokers, and shippers in trucking and transportation litigation. He is considered an industry leader in defending catastrophic trucking accidents, with particular proficiency in traumatic brain injury cases. Hughes has extensive knowledge of both the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and the CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) Program. He currently serves on the Board of the American Bar Association’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee (CTLC) and Defense Research Institute (DRI) Trucking Committee. In addition, he is a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA), Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA), and California Moving and Storage Association (CMSA).