Transportation / Maritime / Admiralty Law

The dynamic and changing field of transportation law has an enormous impact on all business interests that rely on the movement of goods throughout the country and throughout the world. Whether by truck, ship, rail or air, the transportation of goods is a significant cost factor in any commercial enterprise.

The Firm is proud to announce that Rick A. Steinberg has been appointed Co-Chair of the Commercial and Business Litigation Committee of the Transportation Lawyers Association. Congratulations.

Summary and Introduction The economic carnage wrought by the worldwide coronavirus pandemic will inevitably lead to a rash of bankruptcy filings in the months and years to come, as businesses struggle to recover from the toll taken by this insidious virus. For example, there will no doubt be many shippers, consignees and carriers who experience […]

William Bierman, head of the firm’s Transportation Law Group will be speaking at the American Trucking Association’s Trucking Forum on July 17th, in San Diego, California, on Drafting Transportation Contracts and the importance of Regulatory and Legislative issues. He will also be participating in a Strafford Webinar on August 14th, the topic of which is […]

            State law and state regulations govern intrastate transportation of goods (even household goods) and directly impacts your rights in the event issues arise as a result of moving them from place to place             We all know that the moving and storage business is unique.             Not only are […]

QuestionHelp!  My carrier/shipper contract says my liability as a carrier for freight damage or loss is limited to $1,000,000.00 but the Bills of Lading say my liability as a carrier is limited to $1.00.Is my limitation $1,000,000.00 or $1.00?Can I split the difference?What do I do? Answer:      It depends.      This article […]