VILT: Freight Claims In Plain English - 2023 Edition

VILT: Freight Claims In Plain English - 2023 Edition

Presented by the Transportation & Logistics Council, this course is based on the landmark text Freight Claims in Plain English, 4th Ed., authored by George Carl Pezold and William J. Augello

This course is essential for supply chain and logistics professionals, at all levels, or anyone who has responsibility for pursuing or defending freight loss and damage claims on behalf of shippers (manufacturers, distributors, etc.), brokers, carriers, freight forwarders, etc. It covers all aspects of freight claims from the basics of filing claims to more advanced topics such as legal liability and insurance. It includes valuable information and content that will assist and better prepare you to confidently resolve claims with legal and practical solutions.

Topics covered include:

  • Liability under the Carmack Amendment
  • Bills of lading, tariffs and contracts
  • Burdens of proof
  • Carrier Defenses
  • Limitations of liability
  • Time limits
  • Broker liability for cargo claims
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Claim filing procedures
  • Insurance
  • Double brokering fraud

August 15, 17, 22, 23, 2023

Start Time: 2:00 pm ET

End Time: 3:30 pm ET

Instructor: Gerard F. Smith, Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio

8/15/2023 2:00 PM - 8/24/2023 3:30 PM

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