Transportation Defense

Transportation Defense2024-02-20T11:02:31-07:00

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli attorneys successfully represent transportation companies in all facets of transportation defense, including motor freight carrier lines and their insurers. These high-stakes cases often involve catastrophic injury or death, and those bringing such claims are increasingly more knowledgeable and aggressive. Training and experience are essential to mounting an effective legal defense. JSH attorneys are committed to staying current with technological advancements concerning black box technology and document retention and spoliation.

Transportation defense also requires specific knowledge of the numerous state and federal laws, including Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, transportation standards of care and accident reconstruction involving articulated commercial vehicles. Our team actively monitors legislative initiatives and recent court decisions so that we can implement the most vigorous legal defense strategies for our clients.

In addition, we are active in organizations that work to promote excellence in transportation defense, including the Trucking Insurance Defense Association (TIDA), the Trucking Defense Advocacy Council (TDAC), the American College of Trucking Attorneys (ACTA), and the USLAW Transportation Group.

Rapid Response Team:
Our Rapid Response Team includes a dedicated group of attorneys, experts and specialists who are on-call 24-hours a day, seven days a week, to provide counsel and guidance to our clients when trucking or other transportation-related accidents occur. Our early involvement often results in better outcomes for our clients.

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