Representing victims of serious harm and death

Hell on the Highways: A Seminar on Cargo Securement

As 2015 comes to a close, I am delighted head to St. Augustine, Florida to present at the Florida Justice Association's Hell on Wheels conference. Focused on truck accident litigation, the FJA conference is its premier event for the year. Invited to present a seminar on cargo securement, my talk is entitled Handling a Load Securement Case When Falling Cargo Causes Harm. The FJA Conference is on December 3-4, 2015.

Improper Cargo Securement Causes Serious Trucking Accidents

Handling a Load Securement Case When Falling Cargo Causes Harm
Handling a Load Securement Case When Falling Cargo Causes Harm

As a truck accident attorney, I am well aware that 7% of all serious trucking accidents are caused in part by cargo shifting and/or securement issues. Given the number of truck accidents every year, that percentage represents a great number of people whose lives have been devastated by the negligent actions of truck drivers, trucking companies, shippers, load handlers and others responsible for the safe transport of goods through our neighborhoods and across the country.

A 5-Step Guide to Evaluation and Litigating Loading/Securement Cases

At the FJA seminar in early December, I shall share my 5-step guide to evaluating and litigating loading and securement cases. I have assembled guide based on my more than 15 years of experience for fighting for justice of victims of truck and tractor trailer collisions. In my presentation, I shall advise other personal injury attorneys on the following major topics:

  1. Key players to consider
  2. Key truck driver and company duties of care
  3. Key shipper duties of care
  4. Key discovery points
  5. Key experts

About the Florida Justice Association

The Florida Justice Association (FJA) is an organized focused on strengthening the State of Florida's civil justice system and protecting the rights of the state's citizens and consumers.

FJA is active through legislative, political and public channels to enable Floridians to know and understand the importance of their rights to justice and to make certain that these rights are protected.

More information about the FJA is online at https://www.floridajusticeassociation.org

Materials available for download:

Tim Whiting presents Handling a Load Securement Case When Falling Cargo Causes Harm Video