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The Riddle of the Broker: How Brokers’ Expanding Roles Expand Their Liability

September 22, 2020

This article explains how freight brokers may inadvertently expand their risk of liability in cargo loss or accident cases, by making representations designed to increase its business and by providing services like those provided by motor carriers. The difference between a freight broker and a motor carrier can become blurred by the actions they take and by the documents they utilize, leading to uncertain and potentially increased liability.

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