Clint Collins v. Freight Rite, Inc., et al.
OSHA found that the employer fired driver in retaliation for refusing to operate in dangerous weather. The driver was awarded $32,000 in back pay along with $50,000 for mental pain and $100,000 in punitive damages.
Rudy Frausto v. Coast to Coast Logistics, LLC
OSHA found that the employer fired driver for refusing to violate hours of service rule. $166,000 in back pay awarded along with $50,000 for mental pain
Peter P. Cefalu v. Roadway Express, Inc.
U. S. Department of Labor, Administrative Review Board Case No. 04-103 Truck driver reinstated and awarded back pay in wrongful discharge case where driver testified at a labor grievance hearing about violations of federal truck safety regulations.
Theron Carter v. Marten Transport, Ltd.
U. S. Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Case No. 2005-STA-63 Truck driver reinstated and awarded back pay in wrongful discharge case where driver complained about equipment defects and threatened to file charges with Department of Transportation.
Larry E. Eash and Roadway Express, Inc. v. Admin. Review Board
U.S. Dept.. of Labor U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Case No. 03-4074 Court of Appeals upholds Department of Labor finding that truck driver was wrongfully discharged for refusing to operate a commercial vehicle in bad weather.
Cynthia Ferguson v. New Prime, Inc.
U. S. Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Case No. 2009-STA-47 Prime Ordered to Reinstate Driver and Pay Her More Than $150,000 For Illegal Firing.
Larry Bricco v. JHT Logistics, Inc.
U.S. Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Case No. 2010-STA-44 Judge finds trucking company illegally fired driver for complaining about equipment violations and for refusing to drive because mechanic would not sign off on inspection report.
Kent Kloster v. Freight Inc. and Successors; Binder Singh
OSHA Case No. 7-5880-13-025 OSHA says driver was illegally fired for safety complaints and finds carrier and its affiliated chameleons liable.
Albert Brian Cantor v. Maverick Transportation, LLC
U. S. Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Case No. 2009-STA-00054 Labor Department Judge Finds Maverick Transportation Illegally Blacklisted Driver
Cameron L. McCoy v. ACI Motor Freight, Inc.
U. S. Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Case No. 2008-STA-00031 Judge Finds Manager was Illegally Fired for Objecting to Dispatch of Driver Who Did Not Appear for Random Drug Test
Shields v. James E. Owen Trucking, Inc.
U. S. Department of Labor, Administrative Law Judge Case No. 2007-STA-00022 Court Finds Carrier's Discharge of Driver for Refusing to Violate HOS Broke Law
Thomas J. Graff v. Cargo Express, Inc.
Driver illegally terminated for refusing to drive with audible air leak and oil leak.
Timothy Bishop v. UPS
Driver illegally terminated for accurately recording waiting time as on-duty.
John Youngerman v. UPS
Driver refused instruction to pull trailer at night without tail lights.
Robert Fink v. R&L Carriers Shared Services, LLC
Driver illegally fired for refusing to pull doubles in bad weather.
Brian Ford v. New Prime, Inc.
USDOL finds that Prime unlawfully placed false and negative information on driver's DAC report.
Canter v. Maverick
Court of Appeals Upholds DOL Decision for Blacklisted Truck Driver.
Barnard v. Gulick Trucking
OSHA orders employer to reinstate driver and pay damages. Driver was fired for refusing to drive with defective tire and complaining about defective light.
Deanna Roberts Clouse v. New Prime, Inc. d/b/a Prime, Inc.
Judge finds Prime's same-sex training policy violated Civil Rights Act.
Paul Irwin v. Nashville Plywood, Inc.
Truck driver awarded reinstatement, back pay, and compensatory damages after being illegally terminated for refusing to operate a flatbed truck which exceeded the manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating.