Defending Transportation Commerce

Mullin Hoard & Brown represents regional and national clients through investigation, defense, and contract disputes of accidents involving commercial trucks, trains, buses and other modes of transportation for passengers and goods. These matters come with a complex set legal issues that our attorneys are prepared to handle. 

Coordination of Accident Investigation

Our transportation litigation attorneys work with clients and insurance companies to evaluate exposure of liability and damages. Our legal team, paired with reliable experts, can quickly assess the circumstances and recommend a plan of action.   

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, and Property and Cargo Damage

Our trial attorneys investigate and defend our transportation clients in all areas of loss. These include, but are not limited to:

  • DOT and FMCSA regulations
  • Hours of service violations
  • Defective equipment
  • Driver fatigue
  • Post-accident drug testing
  • Accident reconstruction
  • Driver citations
  • Independent contractor issues
  • Use of electronics while operating
  • Human factors
  • Spoliation of evidence
  • Punitive damages

Compliance Matters

Our transportation attorneys have experience investigating and defending trucking and transportation companies in compliance matters involving governmental agencies such as:

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Federal Railroad Administration
  • Surface Transportation Board
  • National Transportation Safety Board

Insurance Coverage Disputes

Transportation claims often have multiple insurance companies involved due to the complex relationship between parties. Our transportation attorneys possess significant experience in representing insurers and are well-versed in insurance coverage disputes, including disputes involving owner-operator of leased vehicles.