Commercial drivers, whether they work for nationwide trucking companies or local towing companies, require legal counsel for more than just personal injury and accident cases. In doing so, they must also navigate a wide variety of compliance regulations. Litchfield Cavo clients include two of the largest self-insured trucking companies in the United States as well as common carriers, contract carriers, owner-operators and towing companies.
Litchfield Cavo trucking liability attorneys represent and defend insurers and transportation companies active in interstate and intrastate trucking and transportation. Our attorneys counsel on all trucking matters—from pre-suit procedures, arbitration, negotiations, litigation and appeals and will continue to consistently and aggressively defend trucking clients when their liability and their reputations are at risk. This includes defense of first- and third-party liability matters, environmental claims, products and manufacturing lawsuits.
Reliable Risk Management
Litchfield Cavo attorneys encourage trucking clients to be proactive as many regulatory snarls and legal entanglements may be avoidable. Following an accident, product or environmental claim, our attorneys provide reliable and sound counsel vital to waging thorough often difficult investigations, and will tailor sound strategies for each client and counsel through essential risk-management programs to avoid future lawsuits.
Our Trucking Liability Record
Litchfield Cavo attorneys, represent insurers in coverage matters arising from policies issued regarding motor vehicle liability regulated by the Department of Transportation concerning both the business and the individuals. Common represented matters include
- Coming to rest
- Gross vehicular weight issues
- Insured vehicles
- Interstate and intrastate delivery
- Loading and unloading
- MCS-90 endorsement regarding financial responsibility
- Movement by mechanical device
- Permissive use
- Subrogation rights / payments pursuant to the endorsement
RAPID RESPONSE ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION | Evidence Protection
Litchfield Cavo attorneys provide same-day rapid response to accident scenes with an accident reconstructionist or other qualified expert. Our rapid response attorneys document the physical evidence at the scene, inspect vehicles and preserve documents and records under the privilege of attorney-client confidentiality. Following an accident, product or environmental claim, our attorneys provide clients with sound strategies and counsel on essential risk-management programs to avoid future lawsuits.
Litchfield Cavo attorneys prove invaluable when reducing risk exposure, obtaining early claim resolution and avoiding spoliation claims and provide counsel on trucking matters—from pre-suit procedures, arbitration, negotiations, litigation and appeals.