Transportation Attorneys Keep Businesses Moving
Businesses in the transportation industry are responsible for a variety of services: offering trucking services for the transportation of goods, delivering parcels, operating scenic railroad tours, and furnishing transportation and warehousing resources. Like other businesses, transportation industry companies may have to deal with a transportation accident, negotiate a labor dispute, answer questions regarding insurance coverage, or handle any number of other challenges that could negatively impact the business. The transportation attorneys at Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC help clients prepare for and repair the inevitable bumps in the road when operating a transportation business.
Transportation Attorneys Deliver the Legal Advantage
There are certain protections and legal concerns no transportation company should ignore: proper insurance coverage, appropriate handling of labor and employment matters, knowledgeable attorneys to draft and review contracts, and experienced counsel to manage litigation. The appropriate handling of these and other legal issues can positively affect your company’s bottom line. At Jenkins Fenstermaker, our transportation attorneys work together as a finely tuned machine to manage all variety of legal issues so our clients can concentrate on reaching their goals of success.
Transportation Industry Challenges
Fuel costs, competition, and labor shortages: these are just a few of the challenges to your transportation industry company’s success. As a business owner, you should be focused on meeting your client’s needs by providing safe, timely, and reliable transportation, not drafting documents and handling court battles. The right team of transportation attorneys can drive your attention back to the important goals of growing your business and help you avoid adding litigation, poor contract terms, and uninsured claims to your list of concerns.
Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC: Transportation Attorneys Meeting Your Business Needs
With Jenkins Fenstermaker, your business will benefit from legal experience and knowledge in multiple practice areas that directly impact the transportation industry. Our attorneys are ready to take the wheel in everything from commercial real estate and financing matters to labor and employment issues to contract development.
Workers’ Compensation and Safety Practices
Your business has safety policies and procedures, but every business with employees is likely to experience its share of workers’ compensation claims. When that day comes for your transportation business, we are ready with a team of workers’ compensation attorneys skilled in defending employers against these claims. Jenkins Fenstermaker has obtained favorable settlements for many of our clients in workers’ compensation and deliberate intent cases. We will also work with your business to review best practices to keep workers safe and lessen the risk of experiencing similar accidents in the future.
If your company is transporting or housing coal, oil, or gas, you can depend on the experience of Jenkins Fenstermaker’s energy litigation department to provide sound legal advice and vigorous litigation defense services. We can advise on how to avoid potential disputes. Or, if you need counsel for an ongoing matter, we will work to resolve the dispute to your advantage. If a claim cannot be settled, our team will bring its years of experience to defend you before the appropriate court or governmental agency.
Labor and Employment
Compliance with all applicable federal and state employment laws—such as wage and hour laws, leave laws, disability accommodation, and anti-discrimination laws—is essential to maintaining your competitive edge. Our firm can advise your transportation company on traditional labor matters such as union avoidance, strikes, and collective bargaining negotiations. We also partner with your human resources teams to ensure policies and practices are up to date, and we provide ongoing training on how to follow those policies. For any labor and employment question or matter you face, Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC has the legal expertise you need.
Your company’s contracts may take the form of purchase orders, subcontracts, leases, financial agreements, employment contracts, or a variety of other legal instruments. Our transportation lawyers will work together with members of our business and commercial legal team to review the terms of your agreements and any necessary recommend revisions or, if the document has been executed, steps to take to avoid or mitigate harm to your business. Our attorneys serve as a knowledgeable partner for any business governance matter or question.