Commercial Transportation

Our commercial transportation clients operate in a complex industry that requires an in-depth understanding of their unique legal needs and challenges.

At Sands Anderson, our attorneys have a long history of serving commercial transportation clients and the insurers that cover them. We have defended clients in matters involving nearly every freight carrying and transportation platform. Our lawyers have experience representing clients that operate most configurations of tractor trailers, dump trucks, flatbed and conventional wreckers, large construction equipment, and specialized carriers.

Over the years, we’ve supported an array of transportation companies that include:

  • LTL Carriers
  • Intermodal Companies
  • Specialized Carriers
  • Moving and Storage Companies
  • Towing Companies
  • Air Freight Carriers
  • Truck leasing companies
  • Freight barge operations
  • Retail fleets
  • Specialized delivery companies

With our depth of experience supporting a variety of clientele and cases, we can serve your complete needs with disciplined and efficient perspectives. As your partner, we’ll analyze details from all angles, pay close attention to your unique needs, and provide prompt support during every step of the pre-litigation and litigation process.

Deep Court Experience

We have appeared in all state and federal trial courts in Virginia and North Carolina. We also have experience before each of the various administrative tribunals within those states, such as:

  • Department of Transportation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • State Corporation Commission

In addition, we’ve worked directly with the National Transportation and Safety Board when investigating and determining loss and injury questions. From these experiences, you can find confidence knowing we intimately understand your legal needs and how to best represent you.

Complete Legal Support

We can serve as your go-to legal ally, advising and assisting you on a variety of matters. Our services include:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Accident Investigation Coordination
  • Contract Negotiation & Preparation
  • Regulatory Compliance & Licensing
  • Risk Management Counseling
  • Employment, Non-compete & Personnel Matters
  • Tort Liability Defense
  • Environmental/Toxic Tort Claims
  • Freight Loss & Damage Claims
  • Insurance Coverage Issues
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