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Our attorneys have significant experience, both in and outside the courtroom, in handling commercial transportation matters on behalf of trucking companies and transportation brokers. We provide our clients with tailored advice to address each unique situation, taking into consideration the client’s business goals and desired outcomes. Clients turn to us for legal guidance on a range of issues, including personal injury and wrongful death claims, property damage, cargo and freight claims, business interruption, insurance and indemnification matters, and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

We understand that a rapid and thorough response from an experienced legal team is critical to protecting our clients. With a 24-hour response team in place, we can provide immediate assistance and take action to deploy investigators and experts to evaluate a scene and preserve crucial evidence. Our attorneys offer prompt post-accident legal advice and counsel to the company and the driver.

Furthermore, we deliver thorough and early liability evaluations, providing key insight about document preservation to put our clients in the best possible position to defend against spoliation claims. We collaborate with our extensive network of industry experts to provide critical advice and counsel about the complex engineering, medical, and technical issues associated with commercial trucking litigation claims. We formulate effective defense strategies for a wide range of liability claims, from personal injury, property damage, and cargo claims to matters involving multiple plaintiffs, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death claims.

MWH Law Group focuses on commercial trucking and transportation defense litigation throughout Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

Scope of Services

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

Recent Representative Matters

  • Defended an Interstate Motor Carrier in a wrongful death action involving an independent contractor/driver.
  • Successfully resolved litigation in 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 a Fortune 100® company involving a passenger injured while reboarding after a scheduled stop.
  • Defended a Fortune 100® company in a claimed phantom tractor-trailer accident.
  • Obtained a dismissal of claims for tortious interference with a contract and civil conspiracy on behalf of a corporate client where the plaintiff was seeking damages in excess of $1 million.