Dillingham & Murphy provides a range of counseling and litigation services for corporate clients and insurance carriers for the motor carrier, shipping, watercraft, and other transportation industries. We also have transactional experience in domestic and international fleet acquisition, fleet leasing, and operating unit subleasing of intermodal transportation equipment, including railcars, containers, and over-the-road trailers.
We have substantial experience in the defense of bodily injury and property damage claims involving truck accidents, product liability, freight, cargo and economic loss claims as well as commercial and employment matters arising out of the transportation industry. Our firm also provides insurance coverage advice in connection with all of these issues.
Dillingham & Murphy has a Rapid Response Team to get counsel and experts quickly to an accident scene.
Our transportation attorneys provide negotiation, document drafting, mediation, arbitration, and trial. They have the skill, experience, resources, judgment and work ethic necessary to effectively and efficiently resolve complex disputes through settlement, dispositive motions in advance of trial, or through trial to a final order, judgment or award.
“Boot camp” training involving hands-on experience and training on closed course truck driving, safety inspections, instruction on the Federal Motor Carrier regulations, keeping and reading driver log books, and accident reconstruction.
Dillingham & Murphy is a member of the Defense Research Institute, and we regularly attend trucking association related seminars and conferences.