Areas of Practice: Transportation & Trucking

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Resnick and Louis represent clients on a national, regional and local level in the transportation, trucking, shipping, cargo, property broker, freight forwarder, third-party logistics (3PL), intermodal, bus, taxi, private fleet, a commuter railroad, aviation and airport businesses, including insurers of transportation companies.

Our transportation practice lawyers support key organizations such as the Trucking Industry Defense Association, American Trucking Association, Arizona Trucking Association, American Bar Association and Transportation Lawyers Association.They use this knowledge to provide clients with a comprehensive defense to reduce or eliminate liability on their behalf, including elements such as safety measures, training programs, vehicle inspections, and government compliance protocols.

Our team consistently tries cases to verdict and achieves favorable and quantifiable results for our clients, even when confronted with the most difficult circumstances and severe time constraints. We also appreciate the vastly different circumstances—from human error to product inadequacy—that transportation matters typically involve.

We appreciate the effect claims, accidents, and litigation may have on our clients’ businesses. Our attorneys have years of experience investigating and evaluating trucking litigation cases, from traffic violations to claims of personal injury. We understand the importance of performing a thorough investigation and providing our clients with a strategy for representation as quickly as possible while keeping them informed throughout each stage of their defense. Our attorneys have collectively tried and arbitrated hundreds of claims arising from personal and commercial auto accidents

At Resnick & Louis, we stay up-to-date regarding the latest litigation and industry trends. Our attorneys understand the intricacies of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and U.S. Department of Transportation regulations, as well as the state laws and regulations faced by trucking and transportation companies and insurers.

We are located in Arizona, Nevada, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, South Carolina, Utah and London, UK.

Transportation & Trucking Services

  • Business structuring and organization
  • Cargo and freight claims
  • Commercial disputes
  • Commercial transportation insurance/insurance coverage matters
  • Contract preparation, review, and negotiation
  • Document preparation (Bills of lading, rate and load confirmations, tariffs, warehouse receipts)
  • Environmental sustainability regulations
  • Transportation brokers
  • Equipment leases and acquisitions
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Notices of Claims
  • Federal and state regulatory compliance
  • Hazardous materials
  • Labor and employment issues
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Misclassifications of employees and contractors
  • Personal injury claims and litigation
  • Property loss claims and litigation
  • Risk management
  • Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA) claims
  • U.S. Department of Transportation safety audits
  • 3PLs and 4PLs

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