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
Edward Bowron
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8216
(251) 344-9696
Edward
John Browning
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8211
(251) 706-2411
John
Martin Burke
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5447
(205) 244-5613
Martin
D. Christopher Carson
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5372
(205) 244-5617
John Coleman, III
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5167
(205) 244-5623
John
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
Michael Lucas
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5204
(205) 244-5673
Michael
John Morrow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5298
(205) 244-5687
John
Morey Raiskin
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6675
(407) 540-6601
Morey
Michael Ray
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5402
(205) 244-5657
Michael
Brett Thompson
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5262
(205) 244-5702
Brett
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.

  • Personal Injury

    Represented general contractor road construction company in defending personal injury action brought by individual struck by vehicle driven by company worker. Tried to defense verdict.
  • Transportation Contracts

    Retained to negotiate dozens of transportation contracts with carriers throughout North America in connection with a company's shipping operations.
  • Personal Injury

    Retained to defend heavy industrial equipment distributor in case involving fire in cab of industrial truck resulting in severe burns to operator.
  • Personal Injury

    Retained to defend interstate trucking company regarding injuries to third-party loading onto a trailer when boards on trailer broke causing serious fall to driver.
  • Personal Injury

    Retained as trial counsel by national telecommunications company to defend company and their 18 wheel truck driver in personal injury lawsuit arising from automobile-truck intersection accident and obtained a defense verdict.