Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

The Consequences Of A Proposed Detention Solution

The word “detention” may remind you of your years in school.  If I say “detention” does it remind you of the movie “The Breakfast Club” where a group of crazy teens were sentenced to detention together?  When it comes to truck drivers, detention is something completely different.  And truck drivers hate detention as much if not more than students do.  In the transportation industry, detention is the time that a truck driver spends waiting around for the trailer to be loaded or … [Read more...]

The Nevada Supreme Court Enforced An Oral Insurance Contract Based On A Handshake

Many dream of living back in the day when a man’s word was his bond and a handshake was enough to seal a deal.  But even back then, was a handshake a good way to do business?  Apparently not for Mr. Whitaker and Mr. Musgrave.  Their tale is found in the reports of the Nevada Supreme Court, Truck Ins. Exch. v. Whitaker & Musgrave, 71 Nev. 1, 278 P.2d 277 (1955).The two became partners in the livestock business.  Musgrave owned the local livestock auction in Fallon, Nevada.  Whitaker owned … [Read more...]