Trucking & Commercial Transportation Negligence
Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. has extensive experience providing fast and effective responses to claims of transportation negligence. We are networked nationally and situated locally to promptly put forensic experts and photographers on the scene to preserve evidence, interview witnesses, and lay the foundation to mount the best possible defense. We are very familiar with the processes necessary for assuring compliance with federal and state regulations. Our defense arsenal includes decades worth of relationships developed with engineers and investigators.
The firm is experienced in representing clients in matters defending incidents in:
The firm also has extensive experience representing international freight carriers, interstate commodity carriers, regional and local trucking companies, delivery companies, and independent owner/operators, as well as corporations that operate large truck fleets, in personal agency freight and property damage litigation, as well as in investigative hearings conducted by the New York State Department of Transportation.
- Common Carrier
In addition, we represent many passenger common carrier clients in transportation negligence claims involving buses, trolleys, rapid transit systems, limousines and taxi services, either directly or through their liability carriers. We are also experienced in defending railroad, airline and marine claims including crossing accidents, derailments, cargo loss and employee claims under the FELA.
24 Hour Emergency Response
The Trucking & Commercial Transportation practice group has established an emergency response protocol and is available 24/7 to respond with an immediate panel of experts to serious accidents.
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