Transportation Law

 

Frith Anderson & Peake represents inter- and intra-state motor carriers, private fleet operators and shippers, both directly and through their insurers.  Our representation of transportation clients covers a wide range of civil and criminal matters, as well as issues and disputes arising out of the day-to-day operations of a trucking or shipping company.

In addition to our 24 hour Accident Response Team the attorneys at Frith Anderson & Peake offer assistance with a broad variety of regulatory compliance matters, including hazardous material transportation regulations and federal motor carrier safety laws and regulations.

Accidents involving trucking and transportation can lead to complex disputes and possibly litigation; expert legal advice and representation is therefore necessary.  Frith Anderson & Peake provides accident scene investigation, on-site evaluations, use of expert witnesses to determine and evaluate liability and potential exposure and effective trial representation if necessary.  We can also offer advice regarding environmental clean-up procedures associated with fuel spills and handling fuel and cargo containment issues.

Our lawyers can help with a wide range of matters including:

  • Contract negotiation & preparation
  • Regulatory compliance & licensing
  • Employment, non-competition & personnel matters
  • Risk management counseling
  • Accident investigation supervision/coordination
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Tort liability defense
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Freight loss & damage claims
  • Environmental/toxic tort claims
  • Traffic issues
  • Workers’ compensation

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Frith Anderson & Peake’s lawyers regularly defend professional liability claims against attorneys, health care professionals, insurance agents and brokers, architects, engineers, accountants, and real estate agents.  We represent our clients in negligence suits and before government licensing boards. Our attorneys appreciate the sensitive nature of professional liability claims, including legal malpractice claims, as well as the issues and challenges such claims may present. Our clients’ reputations and confidentiality are of the utmost importance to us. We are aggressive in our approach to the defense of professional liability claims.  We pursue early and reasonable resolution of such cases through negotiation or...

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