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Transportation Lawyers in Florida
At Roberts & Associates, we’ve helped numerous clients with their transportation claims, disputes, contracts, and appeals. Serving businesses throughout the U.S., our lawyers have successfully handled legal matters at the state and federal levels, as well as in front of regulatory and administrative agencies. We have experience with a wide range of cases, and can provide legal guidance for a transportation-related matter.
What Is Transportation Law?
Transportation law covers all manner and methods of moving goods from one place to another. There are many pieces that make up transportation, from the vehicles used, to the cargo moved, to the regulations that cover them. Here at Roberts & Associates we’ve helped numerous clients throughout the US and have successfully handled all aspects of commercial litigation for the carrier industry. Mr. Roberts has won many federal court rulings which are favorable to the transportation industry, both at the trial and appellate businesses, but also the infrastructure that supports these companies, such as ports, roads, highways, and airports.
Our corporate clients include:
– Steamship lines
– Trucking companies
– Freight forwarders (surface, air, and ocean)
– Transportation brokers
– Moving and storage companies
We represent these companies in their contract and litigation matters and in compliance actions – involving government regulatory agencies such as the Surface Transportation Board and the Florida Department of Transportation.
Florida Transportation Laws & Regulations
The regulations regarding transportation come from federal agencies.
These administrative agencies exist to regulate different facets of federal transportation law, and include:
– The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
– The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
– The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
– The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
Many of these agencies set guidelines that establish overall transportation policies for the United States.
Successful Businesses Need Experienced Advice
Knowledge and compliance are key to running a successful business. Transportation law involves familiarity with regulatory compliance, cargo claims, freight charge collections, and contractual disputes, in addition to variations in federal and state laws. From writing and reviewing contracts to trial and litigation, our lawyers may be able to help. Whether you have an insurance dispute, a claim issue, or if you are looking to expand your company or start a new one, our transportation law attorneys can work with your business to make sure the legal aspects of your situation are taken care of, giving you more time to focus on your daily operations. Let us put our extensive experience to work on your case. We can handle cases for carriers nationwide.