The Firm’s trucking and transportation attorneys have combined over 100 years’ experience defending the trucking industry and handling accidents and trucking litigation throughout Missouri and Kansas. Our attorneys offer services to trucking companies on such matters as trucking accidents resulting in personal injury and property damage claims, catastrophic and fatality claims, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act compliance, cargo claims, intermodal claims, owner/operator contracts and disputes, log issues and all other matters unique to the trucking industry.
Many of our trucking lawyers have been actively involved in the trucking industry including being members and active participants in the Trucking Insurance Defense Association, DRI, ABA Transportation Megaconference and Transportation Lawyers Association. One of our attorneys is the author of the TIDA Kansas State Law Summary. The firm offers counsel to self-insured trucking companies as well as numerous insurance carriers specializing in the trucking industry. Our attorneys are very knowledgeable and handle all aspects of the trucking industry.
With any trucking accident, the initial time period after an accident is critical to the successful handling of a claim. Attorneys on our Emergency Response Team are on-call 24/7 to ensure that evidence is properly preserved. Our attorneys will promptly respond to the scene to provide counsel on what needs to be preserved, interview the driver and witnesses, document the scene, protect against spoliation claims, demand that evidence is preserved, retain all necessary experts including accident reconstruction experts, assist with the handling of criminal citations issued to drivers and provide an early critical assessment of liability and damages.