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Supreme Court Rules for Shipper in Undercharge Case Members Only Content

In January, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled in the Interstate Commerce Commission's (ICC) favor, indirectly benefitting the shipper, in yet another case involving a bankrupt carrier, Transcon Lines. While this decision, Interstate Commerce Commission v. Transcon Lines, is limited to cases where the ICC's credit regulations apply, it narrows somewhat the broad liability imposed on shippers by the court's earlier decision in Maislin Industries v. Primary Steel.

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