At MGC, our trucking and transportation lawyers defend fleet owners and motor carriers of all sizes. Our experienced team has defended against all manner of theories of liability including, but not limited to:

  • Employer Liability
  • Lease Liability
  • Negligent Hiring and Retention
  • Negligent Training and Supervision
  • Negligent Entrustment
  • Broker Liability
  • Negligent Inspection
  • Maintenance or Repair
  • Violation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Shipper Liability
  • Driver Fatigue
  • Violation of the CDL Manuals
  • Violation of the company’s safety policies
  • A variety of specific driver violations

Our lawyers interact regularly with local police departments and personnel, state investigative units, the Department of Transportation and various state agencies.

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Our Experience

We Have Experience Litigating Issues Relating To:

  • Who is or isn’t a motor carrier under the FMCSRs
  • Intrastate v. Interstate Issues
  • Driver Application Requirements
  • Driver Qualifications
  • Driver Safety/Training
  • Driver Logs
  • Alcohol and Controlled Substances
  • Pre-trip and Post-trip Inspections
  • Maintaining Records
  • Licensing and Insurance
  • Pre-suit Investigations
  • Preservation of Evidence/Spoliation
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Human Factors
  • Biomechanical Engineering
  • Issues involving electronic data including:
    • ECM download for tractor and other involved vehicles
    • Dash-cams
    • Surveillance video from surrounding areas
    • GPS Data
    • Electronic Driver Logs
    • Collision Avoidance Systems
    • Onboard Computer Systems
    • Cellphone and Laptop Downloads