The attorneys at Friday, Eldredge & Clark advocate for trucking and truck leasing companies, insurers, and drivers in a variety of circumstances, including catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims, commercial and business litigation, freight and property claims, labor and employment claims, and regulatory compliance issues. The team is experienced with the laws and regulations applicable to the transportation industry, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and regularly responds in real-time to accidents, leads accident scene investigations and inspections. 

The team’s experience in investigating and defending accident case includes:

  • Driver negligence
  • Hours of service, log falsification, and fatigue
  • Loading and tie-down
  • Speed
  • Mechanical and maintenance defects
  • Accident reconstruction
  • Use of global positioning devices
  • Use of electronic data recorders
  • Human factors
  • Biomechanical factors
  • Catastrophic brain and orthopedic injuries
  • Wrongful death
  • PTSD and mental anguish
  • Toxicology
  • Mass tort actions
  • Spoliation issues
  • Toxicology

Focused On Clients

  • National interstate carriers and/or transportation companies
  • Self-insured
  • Insurance companies
  • Local, in-state haulers
  • Leasing companies
  • Independent contractors
  • Logistic providers
  • National core counsel for large carriers

Focused on Services:

  • Emergency response
  • Accident investigation and evidence collection
  • Risk management
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Labor and employment
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and corporate structuring
  • Transportation and logistics contracts
  • Workers’ compensation
Jamie Huffman Jones
Litigation, Business and Class Action Litigation


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