This “Lunch and Learn” webinar will explore ethical issues arising in cases involving commercial motor vehicle crashes, stemming from the unique relationship between motor carriers, drivers, owner/operators, freight forwarders brokers and insurers. This webinar will discuss the importance of defining who the “client” is and how to navigate ethical problems when interacting with drivers and motor carrier personnel. The speakers will discuss identifying and handling conflicts of interest arising in trucking cases, information sharing and confidentiality, attorney competence and considerations of fairness in aggressively defending your trucking client.
Identifying and handling of conflicts of interest unique to trucking cases;
Navigating ethical problems arising from the question of who the “client” is in a trucking accident case;
Ethical considerations relating to sharing of information and confidentiality of information in the defense of claim or lawsuit;
What “attorney competence” means in a trucking lawsuit;
How to fairly, but aggressively, defend your trucking client.