The Trucking and Commercial Transportation Practice Group is a team of veteran and proven litigators who are available by cell phone around the clock, whenever you need their counsel.
We guide trucking companies, both insured and self-insured, as well as trucking and commercial transportation insurers, through the accident process, including:
- Accident scene investigation
- Coordination and hiring of expert witnesses
- Gathering and documenting evidence
- Working closely with clients to formulate strategy
- Litigation in state and federal courts
Our attorneys also represent transportation companies in:
- Workers’ compensation
- Employment law
- Insurance coverage
- Contract drafting
- Contract disputes
We’re proactive in our approach, counseling you on preventative safety measures available to mitigate risk as well as how to navigate the complicated federal and state regulatory environment governing your industry.
The group is led by chair Rob Griffin, one of the most well-respected and effective trucking attorneys in North Carolina. Rob leads a team of attorneys prepared to help you handle the unique challenges presented by North Carolina trucking and transportation law.
The Trucking and Commercial Transportation Practice Group covers all of North Carolina from our offices in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington, and we sometimes assist in neighboring states. To speak to an attorney, please contact Rob Griffin.
Most Recent Posts
Today Cranfill Sumner proudly announced that 14 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers and 2021 North Carolina Rising Stars lists.… Read More
In honor of National Transportation Week, Deedee Gasch has released the second in a series of Insights articles about transportation… Read More
May 11-17, 2019 is designated as National Transportation Week. In “Celebrating National Transportation Week,” Deedee Gasch discusses the history behind and importance… Read More
Rob Griffin and Molly Pearce recently co-authored “Preservation of Evidence and State Survey of Spoliation Laws” from the 2018 Transportation Seminar Book by the Harmonie Group. The article examines issues related to preservation and spoliation of evidence in civil cases.… Read More
Rob Griffin has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Harmonie Group, an invitation-only international network of law firms providing defense services to corporations, TPAs, insurance companies, RRGs, and captives. Rob’s three-year term began in January and continues through 2020.… Read More
Fatal trucking accident involving alleged broker and shipper liability, summary judgment obtained… Read More
James Thornton has joined the Cranfill Sumner LLP firm in an Of Counsel position based in its Raleigh office.… Read More
Robert Griffin, Chair of the Trucking and Transportation Litigation Practice Group at Cranfill Sumner, speaks at the 2014 Arkansas Trucking Seminar.… Read More
Robert Griffin, the Chair of Cranfill Sumner’s Trucking & Commercial Transportation and Motor Vehicle Litigation practice groups, will be a speaker in Nashville.… Read More
Cranfill Sumner attorneys in its Raleigh and Wilmington offices were recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as part of the magazine’s Legal Elite program.… Read More
Highlight: By persistent work to steadfastly guard the rights of the client, CSH attorneys were able to help a national… Read More
Rob Griffin (Raleigh) and a former Cranfill Sumner attorney obtained a Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of a punitive damages claim in a wrongful death… Read More