Our Commercial Trucking and Transportation Litigation Practice Group has significant experience, both in and outside the courtroom, in the handling of commercial transportation matters on behalf of trucking companies and transportation brokers. We provide our clients with advice tailored to address each individual situation, keeping in mind the client’s business goals and desired outcome. Our clients consult us on legal issues involving personal injury and wrongful death claims, property damage, cargo and freight claims, business interruption, insurance and indemnification issues and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.



We understand that a rapid and thorough response by an experienced legal team is critical to protecting our clients. We have a 24-hour response team in place so that we can provide our clients with immediate assistance and take action to deploy investigators and experts to evaluate the scene and preserve important evidence. Our attorneys provide immediate post-accident legal advice and counsel to the company and driver. We provide our clients with prompt and early liability evaluations and offer key insight on document preservation to put our clients in the best possible position to defend against spoliation claims. We consult with our robust network of industry experts in order to provide critical advice and counsel on the complex engineering, medical, and technical issues associated with commercial trucking litigation claims. We develop effective defense strategies for all types of liability claims ranging from personal injury, property damage and cargo claims to matters involving multiple plaintiffs, catastrophic injuries and wrongful death claims.

MWH Law Group handles commercial trucking and transportation defense litigation across Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.


MWH Law Group’s commercial trucking and transportation clients include:

  • Biomechanical Engineers
  • Brokers and Shippers
  • Freight Handlers
  • Interstate and Intrastate Motor Carriers
  • Transportation and Trucking Service Providers


  • Defended Interstate Motor Carrier in wrongful death action involving independent contractor/driver.
  • Successfully resolved litigation involving a rear-end accident involving a cargo van owned and operated by a Fortune 100® company.
  • Represented two commercial trucking businesses in cases where unladen semi-trucks were blown over by winds causing injuries to passengers in the vehicles.
  • Defended Fortune 100® company involving passenger injured while reboarding after scheduled stop.
  • Defended Fortune 100® company in claimed phantom tractor-trailer accident.
  • Obtained a dismissal of claims for tortious interference with contract and civil conspiracy on behalf of a corporate client where the plaintiff was seeking damages in excess of $1,000,000.
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