Accessibility and experience in handling catastrophic accidents are qualities that distinguish our Transportation Practice Group. We often become involved within hours of the accident to direct and protect the investigation. We provide our clients with 24-hour accessibility for investigation and consultation.
Our practice group lawyers represent commercial cargo and passenger carriers and public transportation authorities in state and federal courts. We have specialized training and expertise in computer simulations, biomechanics and injury causation, cargo claims, hazardous material transport, on-board trip recording instruments, and accident reconstruction techniques. Our lawyers are associated with accident reconstructionists and other experts who possess superior credentials and have a proven track record.
As active members of the American Law Firm Association's (ALFA) Transportation Practice Group, our lawyers regularly meet and advise general counsel, risk managers, and other representatives of the major companies in the industry.
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