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When it comes to the tow business, the answer isâ¦it depends. I would say as a general rule, courts disfavor ârestrictive covenantsâ in the workplace. A restrictive covenant is, by definition, something that restricts another from doing something. A covenant not to compete is one example of a restrictive covenant. Typically, they are introduced at the inception of oneâs employment and, as a condition of accepting employment, the prospective employee agrees to a number of post-employment conditions, such as non-competing with the company, not soliciting the companyâs customers, and otherwise not using the customerâs confidential information.
Cities throughout the United States receive incentives for doing business with a minority-owned or woman-owned business. This includes minority-owned or woman-owned tow businesses. The law defines these types of businesses as socially and/or economically disadvantaged. So what does this mean for a tow business?
Clever insurance companies occasionally point to the Carmack Amendment as another avenue to collect from tow companies who have damaged motor vehicles in their possession. For those unfamiliar with these types of claims, the Carmack Amendment is a federal law that may create liability for tow companies transporting motor vehicles across the state lines. Unlike conventional liability claims, if applicable, the Carmack Amendment imposes liability on tow companies if the claimant can show that the goods were originally in an undamaged condition and were later damaged.