Practice/Industry Group Overview
Accidents involving large trucks, tractor-trailers, and commercial vehicles often result in severe injuries or death, and the resulting claims and lawsuits are more complex than simple car wrecks. Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP has a Trucking and Commercial Transportation Practice Group that consists of lawyers who specialize in defending these types of claims and lawsuits. We represent a wide variety of trucking companies, both insured and self-insured, as well as a number of trucking and commercial transportation insurers.
Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog is the largest law firm in North Carolina that devotes all of its resources and talent to litigation. Our attorneys in the Trucking and Commercial Transportation Practice Group have expertise in claims and litigation involving tractor-trailers, buses, and other commercial transit vehicles. Our lawyers practice in both state and federal courts, and with three offices across North Carolina, we cover the entire state. We have extensive trial and courtroom experience, and we are prepared to handle the unique challenges presented by litigation in this area.
We can assist our trucking and commercial transportation clients from start to finish. We are available to help our clients investigate any accident, including the gathering and documentation of facts and data, coordination and hiring of expert witnesses, and accident scene investigations. Understanding that a prompt response and investigation are sometimes critical, our attorneys are prepared to respond immediately upon receiving contact from our client. We can also assist our clients in navigating the complicated federal and state regulations which apply to this area, and we are available to advise our clients regarding safety, workers’ compensation, employment, and related issues.
Our firm’s experience allows us to work with you to solve your legal problems efficiently and effectively. We are experienced litigators, with a proven track record in representing trucking companies and commercial transportation insurance carriers, and we will be accessible and responsive to your needs. We work in partnership with our clients to help reduce exposure, and to find the best way to manage and deliver the services you need.