Transportation 2 min read
A proud graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, Michael Leizerman is a founder of the law firm Leizerman & Young, a law firm that specializes in truck accident litigation across the United States. An expert on multi-axle collisions, Michael has literally written the book on how to litigate complex truck accidents. He's even attended truck driving school to have a better understanding of what's required for the safe operation of these massive vehicles.
Additionally, Michael was the first Chairman of the American Association for Justice's (AAJ) Trucking Litigation Group. He is the author of the West/AAJ publication Litigating Truck Accident Cases, which was published in 2005 and continues to be updated annually. He is also a member of AAJ, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum while he frequently lectures other attorneys across the country on how to handle truck accident cases.
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Articles by Michael Leizerman
As Trucker Shortage Takes its Toll, Female Drivers are Encouraged to Join the Industry
The trucking industry driving shortage has been problematic for years, as the number of people joining the industry dwindles. According to the American Trucking Association’s most recent estimates, there are over 60,000 driver vacancies needed to fill that gap. Furthermore, it estimates that there is…
Legal 3 min read
Start Date of Updated Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Drivers to be Delayed By Up to Two Years
Trucking Fleets Must Comply with the Fast-Approaching Final ELD Mandate Deadline
The Delay in Drug/Alcohol Clearinghouse Compliance Could Be Bad News for Truck Safety
On Oct. 1, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that registration for the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse was officially open. This came three months prior to the Jan. 6, 2020 deadline, when Clearinghouse compliance will become…
FMCSA Awards Over $77 Million in Grant Funding to Improve Commercial Trucking Safety
On Sep. 25, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the allocation of over $77 million in grant funding to improve safety in the commercial trucking industry. Recipients, which are primarily training institutions and states, will use the grant money to further FMCSA’s goals…