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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Our firm handles litigation of workers’ compensation claims and provides advice to employers and insurance carriers regarding workers’ compensation and related laws. Litigation We defend public and private employers of all sizes and in various industries as well as workers’ compensation insurance carriers against injury by accident and occupational disease claims before the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Our lawyers have experience trying workers’ compensation cases before Deputy Commissioners in all parts of Virginia.  We also routinely handle appeals to the full Commission and the Court of Appeals. Advice & Ancillary Services In addition to the litigation of claims, we advise...

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