Transportation

Keeping our clients on track.

For our Transportation clients, we are their first and strongest line of defense. As we do with all of our clients, we work hard to help them avoid legal conflicts; but when litigation is unavoidable, we put every bit of energy and skill into protecting our clients’ interests.

Our Transportation team represents clients nationwide, including railroads, airlines, trucking companies, and vehicle and component part manufacturers. We represent our clients in wrongful death cases, FELA, crashworthiness, warranty claims and many other matters. We advise shippers and carriers on contract matters and deal with a variety of issues related to cargo and the transportation of goods.

Given the volatile nature of the transportation industry, we are always prepared to move quickly when our clients need us; we respond night or day in the event of an accident, going to the scene to ensure that our client’s interests are well protected. Whatever our clients need of us, whether it’s emergency response or long-range planning to avoid costly litigation, we draw on the diverse resources of our firm to produce results.

Our Attorneys

Jeffrey Beaverstock
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8258
(251) 344-9696
Jeffrey
Martin Burke
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5447
(205) 244-5613
Martin
D. Christopher Carson
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5372
(205) 244-5617
Marcel Debruge
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5263
(205) 244-5625
Marcel
Robert Given
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5308
(205) 244-5645
Robert
Kasee Heisterhagen
Associate ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8244
(251) 706-2446
Kasee
John Kavanagh, Jr.
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8246
(251) 344-9696
John
Justin Kelly
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5452
(205) 244-5610
Justin
Kermit Kendrick
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5393
(205) 244-5665
Kermit
J. Matthew Kroplin
Associate ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3248
(615) 724-3348
Michael Lucas
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5204
(205) 244-5673
Michael
John Morrow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5298
(205) 244-5687
John
Michael Ray
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5402
(205) 244-5657
Michael
Al Teel
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5389
(205) 714-6898
Al
Bill Wasden
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8230
(251) 344-9696
Bill
Turner Williams
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5205
(205) 244-5739
Turner
Thomas Wood
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8203
(251) 706-2412
Thomas

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • Wrongful Death

    Retained to defend heavy industrial equipment distributor in wrongful death case arising out of loading accident wherein equipment driver was crushed to death.
  • Wrongful Death

    Retained to defend farm enterprise in wrongful death claim arising from trucking accident wherein produce crushed and killed worker.
  • Personal Injury

    Retained to defend major interstate chemical hauler in loading accident wherein customer employees were severely burned with sulfuric acid.
  • Wrongful Death

    Retained to defend international heavy equipment provider in wrongful death claim arising out of employee’s hit and run accident killing young pedestrian.
  • Wrongful Death

    Retained to defend heavy industrial equipment distributor in wrongful death case involving the death of a truck driver crushed by hydraulic ramps on trailer.