Trucking & Transportation

Trucking & Transportation

Our transportation and trucking attorneys at Tyson & Mendes are experienced litigators who defend trucking companies and common carriers in complex litigation. Our attorneys have tried scores of civil jury trials representing insured and self-insured entities in cases involving transportation litigation and catastrophic trucking accidents.

At Tyson & Mendes, we use our extensive experience to aggressively defend trucking companies and other transportation companies against wrongful death claims, catastrophic loss, and injury claims. Our clients include large, well-known companies in the transportation industry and we also represent truckers and various companies with truck fleets. We assist these companies with risk management, accident investigation, and reconstruction. We also advise our clients on regulatory issues, handle subrogation claims, serve as counsel for commercial litigation, and represent clients for labor and employment matters.

The team is committed to following the latest legal developments in the trucking industry and developing strategies to defend the industry to reduce the cost of claims and lawsuits overall. Our attorneys have served as panel counsel and are involved in organizations devoted solely to transportation and trucking issues. They have also been featured as speakers at trucking conferences and seminars and attend all major events in the industry.

Tyson & Mendes attorneys recognize the legal problems and exposures affecting the transportation and trucking industry. We understand the need for an aggressive defense when facing catastrophic and large losses and we employ our expertise as necessary from the beginning of a claim through resolution at trial.

Trucking & Transportation Articles:

California’s Trucking Law Could Increase Exposure to Nuclear Verdicts™

Author: Cynthia Speegle | January 28, 2022 9:00am
The United States Supreme Court refused to hear the case brought by Cal Cartage Transportation Express LLC challenging the appellate court ruling upholding California’s Assembly Bill 5 (“AB5”).  Though AB5’s impact on rideshare companies is often dissected, the law also significantly impacts the trucking industry, and can, without careful planning, expose trucking companies to Nuclear Verdicts™.

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