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Truck Broker Asks 11th Circ. To End Widow’s Negligence Suit

By Rosie Manins (June 14, 2022, 4:07 PM EDT) — A freight broker has asked the Eleventh Circuit to affirm a Georgia federal court’s finding that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act preempts a widow’s claim that it negligently selected, hired and retained a truck driver who caused her late husband’s fatal crash.

Total Quality Logistics LLC, an Ohio company, said in its brief to the court on Monday that U.S. District Judge R. Stan Baker rightly dismissed the negligence claims brought against it by Georgia resident Katia Gauthier over her husband’s death.

TQL, which arranged for a trucking company to haul a load from a Georgia chicken plant, said it can’t…

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