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Trucking Litigation

MF&L has extensive experience handling liability claims on behalf of companies, drivers, and liability insurers in the trucking industry, including motor carriers, package delivery companies, motor coaches, and other commercial motor vehicle operators involved in accidents with other motorists. MF&L’s experienced trucking lawyers provide full-service representation of the trucking company, driver, and insurer in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, in all state and federal courts throughout Georgia.

MF&L is also pleased to call as clients a number of trucking insurers and represents the interests of their insureds in casualty, subrogation, and cargo claims. The MF&L trucking group also consults with the insurers directly on coverage matters.

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REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS:

YRC Worldwide, Inc. (including Yellow Transportation, Roadway Express, and USF Holland and Glen Moore), FCCI Insurance Group, Occidental Insurance Company, Southeastern Claims, BAH Express

TRACK RECORD OF EXCELLENCE:

    • (November 2017) Mr. McKinley and Ms. Eckerson secured a dismissal of a lawsuit under the doctrine of forum non conveniens.  The court, even after considering deference to plaintiff’s choice of forum, determined that plaintiff’s attempt to sue a multinational company in its home county was improper forum shopping where the cause of action arose in another state.  The court rejected plaintiff’s argument that the corporate headquarters location, without more, could constitute an appropriate venue for causes of action arising in other jurisdictions.