Carmack Amendment/Cargo Claims, Broker Liability, Transportation Contracts

Gallagher Sharp’s transportation attorneys defend motor carriers and their insurers in claims involving lost, damaged, and stolen cargo and have a strong working knowledge of the unique legal issues presented in these cases based on the Carmack Amendment and interpreting case law. Gallagher Sharp represents brokers, freight forwarders, and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) both in cargo claims and in negligence claims where the claimant is attempting to impute the liability of the motor carrier to the broker. Our attorneys also have experience in drafting and analyzing transportation agreements and we routinely counsel clients in transportation contract disputes.