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Transportation Law

d3713636826674978d0d3c27797039e0_f136Through the years, Hirst Applegate has represented various clients in the transportation industry. These clients have included trucking and aviation companies, business and commercial auto insurers and insureds, shipping and delivery companies, and other members of the industry. Matters handled include accident, injury, death, and cargo claims, as well as contract and product liability matters for both insured and self-insured clients.

Hirst Applegate strives to provide superior service to its clients. In that regard, Hirst Applegate maintains a TIDA “Rapid Response Team” and participates in the Harmonie Group’s “24-hour Emergency/Accident Response Initiative.” The purpose of this service is to help control the scope of the accident investigation and statements and to help protect the results of the investigation through the attorney-client privilege when possible.

In that regard, Hirst Applegate attorneys are available on a 24-hour basis to provide legal services in response to major accidents/emergencies and to help coordinate the investigation. If you or your clients wish to retain counsel and take advantage of this unique service, please contact us to receive 24-hour attorney contact information. Also, feel free to visit the TIDA web site at www.tida.org and/or The Harmonie Group web site at www.harmonie.org.

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