Category: Transportation

Insurer Appeals Dismissal of Subrogation Claim Against Freight CarrierJun 23, 2017

An insurer of a pharmaceutical company is appealing a New Jersey District Court’s dismissal of its subrogation claim against a freight carrier that was transporting a $9 million pharmaceutical shipment when it was stolen. The District Court identified that the freight carrier and the pharmaceutical company “expressly waived” the Carmack Amendment, the exclusive cause of action for interstate shipping claims over property loss or damage, in its shipping agreement. As…

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