Find Lawyers in Birmingham, Alabama for Transportation Law
Leon Ashford has been a trial lawyer for 42 years. Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Ashford has a proven record of consistently obtaining multimillion dollar jury verdicts and settlements for his clients, their families and their small businesses. Though he has always focused his practice on complex litigation involving catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful death, he has recently been called upon to represent family-owned and closely held businesses in litigation which threatene...
A founding member of Christian & Small, Eddie was a long time partner with its predecessor firm, Rives & Peterson, and has been trying cases in federal and state court for more than 30 years. Eddie’s experience includes retail and premises liability, transportation, product liability, pharmaceutical litigation, medical malpractice, and a variety of insurance cases. He combines his courtroom expertise and knowledge with the best technology available, efficient management of rigor...
John Graham’s practice includes a significant amount of personal injury litigation, much of which is involved in the regular representation of Norfolk Southern Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies. He also has a general litigation practice in which he has represented a number of companies and businesses in various commercial disputes. He has extensive experience in jury trials as well as appellate practice in both state and federal courts. Mr. Graham has been assign...
Margaret H. Manuel serves as counsel with the transportation group of Carr Allison in the Birmingham, Alabama office. Her practice primarily consists of assisting clients with transportation litigation and trucking accidents. Margaret also has experience in the areas of collections, creditor’s rights, insurance defense and general litigation. Margaret is a Birmingham native who received her BBA from The University of Mississippi and earned her JD from Cumberland School of Law at Samford...
Robert D. Windsor is an associate in Carr Allison’s Birmingham, Alabama office where his practice focuses on transportation litigation and labor and employment law. Robert served as a law clerk to the Honorable L. Scott Coogler of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude , at the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society and the Campb...
Transportation Law Definition
Transportation law attorneys must be prepared to provide solutions and legal advice in many areas including:
- cargo claims
- civil litigation
- compliance issues with existing federal and state laws
- emergency response and crisis management
- environmental law
- general corporate matters
- independent contractor issues
- insurance coverage
- Jones Act
- labor and employment law
- liability defense
- mergers, acquisitions and corporate structuring
- monitoring of proposed and pending legislation
- personal injury and property damage claims
- real estate transactions
- risk management
- transportation and logistics contracts
- workers’ compensation
An experienced transportation lawyer will be able to provide representation at both the state and federal court levels and is experienced in all of the issues related to the challenges of delivering, transporting and receiving commercial goods in intrastate, interstate and foreign commerce.
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