800-403-5522 Long Island • NYC • Saratoga

Our transportation clients often face significant liability, health and safety risks, regulatory restrictions, and specialty coverage issues. The Transportation Law Group is experienced and aware of those industry issues that affect transportation companies, shippers, and carriers who deal with the emerging challenges of delivering, transporting, and receiving commercial goods in interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce. We offer our clients integrated knowledge and an experienced understanding of how legal issues within the transportation industry affect their bottom line. Our 24/7 response team helps ensure that clients and carriers are protected during the first critical hours following a catastrophe.

Our group offers extensive litigation management experience, complemented by complex trial sophistication. Lewis Johs represents limousine and livery companies, school bus and motor coach bus contractors, carting companies, long haul trucking companies, beverage and food distribution fleets, and fuel delivery companies, as well as commercial transportation businesses and freight companies.

Our services include:

  • Trials, mediations, and arbitrations
  • Trucking accident investigations – particularly during the critical early hours of investigation
  • Risk management counseling
  • Insurance coverage analysis
  • Environmental claims
  • Settlement and litigation avoidance
  • Regulatory compliance and licensing
  • Education seminars

In addition to acting as northeast regional counsel to the Catastrophic Loss Response Team of a major commercial insurer, our dedicated transportation team counsels specialty units of numerous insurance carriers on matters, including:

  • First- and third-party claims
  • Personal injury and property damage claims
  • Regulatory compliance issues
  • Long haul trucking claims
  • Cargo, security and products/manufacturing claims
  • Environmental claims

Real-world experience in the transportation business, along with many years of representing transportation companies, has helped us form a dedicated team of experienced transportation attorneys. We know the federal and state regulations that govern the industry. Our team understands the practical impacts of legal outcomes on business and the bottom-line.

As part of our commitment to the transportation and trucking industry, we are very active in numerous dedicated organizations. In particular, we are members who are heavily involved in the activities of the Transportation Law Association (TLA), Primerus Transportation Law Group, DRI’s Trucking Law Committee, and the ABA’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee. We have been fortunate enough to be asked to speak at many of these organizations.

Transportation and trucking industry clients frequently draw on the experience of our full-service transportation team in two locations throughout the New York Metropolitan Area. For a complimentary consultation, please contact Thomas J. Dargan () at (631) 755.0101.