Commercial Transportation Law
Illinois Transportation and Trucking Defense Attorneys
When liability and reputation is at risk, trucking companies, logistics providers, freight forwarding businesses and product distributors rely on our trucking defense law firm’s experienced Commercial Transportation Law attorneys to protect their interests. Aggressive defense using creative and forward-thinking strategies helps clients resolve disputes in a cost-effective manner. You can count on us for effective legal counsel at all stages of your legal dispute, right from pre-trial procedures and arbitration to litigation and appeals.
With extensive experience in commercial transportation law, dispute resolution and litigation, our Illinois transportation and trucking defense attorneys are prepared to assist you in a wide spectrum of legal issues. You will receive tailored advice to address the particulars of your situation, keeping in mind your business goals and desired outcome. Our clients consult us on a wide range of legal issues including, but not limited to those involving:
- Personal injury
- Wrongful death
- Property damage
- Cargo and freight claims
- Business interruption
- Products liability
- Health and safety risks
- Employment concerns
- Specialty insurance coverage
- Regulatory compliance at state and federal level
Recognizing the importance of immediate action, McKenna Storer attorneys provide a prompt response when you call. Working with experts, accident investigators and reconstructionists who will be on the scene right away, we ensure that all evidence remains intact, witness information is gathered and the cause of an accident is accurately assessed. When your company needs legal counsel, you can count on our six decades of success serving the commercial transportation and trucking industries.
Comprehensive Transportation Law Services for Transportation and Trucking Businesses
From situations of human error to product inadequacy, commercial transportation law is varied and complex. Whether you need legal advice on routine industry matters or an aggressive defense in a complex trial involving multiple parties and plaintiffs, the McKenna Storer team is available to consult and represent your company. Our commercial transportation lawyers provide services that include:
Coordination of Investigations
Provide an immediate response team to work with investigators on gathering evidence, witness statements and determining the cause of the accident
Working with Other Experts
Retain and coordinate with experts, examine coverage analysis, manage and coordinate the defense, trial counsel
Review and draft commercial contracts related to broker-carrier, shipper-carrier and owner-operator agreements
Provide employment and labor law advice as well as expert representation and defense
Freight and Property Claims
Protect owner rights, litigate and defend limitation of liability action
Deal with on-the-scene investigation of losses, personal injury, claims of wrongful death, and property loss claims
Commercial Litigation Counsel
Provide business litigation counsel to quickly resolve legal disputes
Provide advice on safety policies and risk avoidance counseling
Represent self-insureds and insurance companies in coverage disputes and litigation over trucking and transportation matters
Manage Your Risk with a Proactive Trucking Defense Law Firm
Following our proactive approach to risk enables many of our commercial transportation clients to reduce their liabilities and resolve disputes in a favorable manner. As an established transportation and trucking defense law firm, we’re committed to following best practices, offering unique industry insights and minimizing expensive court battles. If a trial is unavoidable, you can be sure that our team will execute an aggressive defense, helping to protect your business reputation and future.
From taxicabs and limousines to semi-trucks and wreckers, clients benefit from our specialized knowledge of the day-to-day operations and the nuances of the commercial carrier industry. You can depend on our experience in the formation and interpretation of operational procedures and business contracts to help your transportation business function smoothly in compliance with the law.
Rely on Our Commercial Transportation Law Team to Advance Your Business
While cargo and property loss, claims of negligence and personal injury can cost you huge sums of money, regulatory issues and environmental damage claims can affect the very future of your business. Having a recognized commercial transportation law firm to navigate complex legal processes proactively can mean the difference between success and failure. Self-insured transportation companies, insurers, and insureds rely on McKenna Storer’s experienced attorneys to counsel them against common industry pitfalls and skillfully advocate on their behalf. With exceptional litigators and strong industry relationships, McKenna Storer is fully invested, involved and committed to you, your goals, and achieving the best possible outcome for your business.