A commercial truck driver who nearly froze to death in subzero conditions waiting for roadside assistance that took nearly three hours to arrive could be awarded nearly $300,000 in back pay and other damages after having his wrongful termination case initially denied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upheld plaintiff Alphonse Maddin’s complaint against his former employer, TransAm Trucking Inc., rejecting the trucking firm’s motion to have to case dismissed. According to court documents, Mr. Maddin was driving a tractor trailer for TransAm in 2009 when he pulled over ... Read More
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