Nemecek & Cole's Transportation and Logistics Practice Group represents many of the nation's largest motor carriers and their insurers. Our attorneys are responsible for some of the most significant published decisions in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - decisions which afford legitimate common carriers, and their van line affiliates, the full protections embodied within the Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act. Nemecek & Cole's attorneys are recognized experts in this field and routinely speak at regional and national transportation law conferences. The team also provides claims handling training and cost containment techniques to insurers, third party claims administrators, van lines, and mom-and-pop moving and storage companies.

We currently represent the interests of our transportation industry clients in all Federal and State Courts in the following matters:

  • Cargo Loss and Damage Claims
  • Employment Law Claims
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Tariff Charge Claims
  • Agency Disputes
  • Carriers/Warehouseman Liens
  • PUC/DOT Compliance
  • Commercial Freight Claims
  • Carrier/Warehouseman Security Issues
  • Personal Injury and Property Damage

Nemecek & Cole attorneys are responsible for obtaining, and preserving, significant victories for its Transportation and Logistics clients.

Our efforts have resulted in the following published decisions:

  • Sompo Japan Insurance Company v. Action Express, LLC (C.D. Cal. 2014) 19 F.Supp.3d 954 [summary judgment on superior equities doctrine]
  • Landstar Ranger, Inc. v. Parth Enters. (C.D. Cal. 2010) 725 F.Supp.2d 916
    [transportation case where court found subject matter jurisdiction appropriate for interstate collection matter]
  • Houshang Shabani v. Classic Design Servs. (C.D. Cal. 2010) 699 F.Supp.2d 1138
    [transportation case where court found entirety of plaintiff's state law causes of action preempted by Carmack Amendment to Interstate Commerce Act (49 U.S.C. 14706)]