Burson Entrekin Orr Mitchell & Lacey, PA represents drivers and transportation companies throughout Southern Mississippi in trucking and transportation litigation, including involving tractor trailer and truck accidents and Federal Motor Carrier Regulations matters. Common claims against truck drivers and trucking and transportation companies include:
- Driver fatigue
- Reckless driving
- Oversized or overloaded vehicles
- Improper maintenance
- Insurance coverage
- Cargo damage
- Wrongful death
- Negligent hiring, supervision, and retention
Accidents involving large trucks, fuel transportation vehicles, 18-wheelers, or other commercial vehicles are different from the typical automobile accident and tend to encompass complex and high-stakes factual and legal issues. Trucking and transportation accidents often involve deaths or catastrophic injuries, such as traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries, which can lead to substantial economic damages. In addition, commercial vehicles are subject to specific regulations at both the state and federal levels, requiring the expertise of an attorney with experience in this particular area of law.
At BEOML, we understand what is at risk for an individual or business charged with negligence or wrongful acts in a trucking or transportation accident. We have extensive experience handling complex litigation in this area and understand that success requires immediate action. BEOML attorneys act quickly to gather and preserve evidence in order to prepare the best possible case for our clients.