The transportation lawyers at Freund, Freeze & Arnold have
extensive experience defending trucking companies, self-insured transportation firms,
transportation insurers and their insureds in every conceivable type of litigation.
Our firm handles all aspects of transportation law, including accident investigation,
administrative hearings, tort defense, intentional tort claim defense, freight claims,
and the defense of criminal and traffic matters.
The attorneys in the Transportation Practice Group have tried cases in all levels
of state and federal courts in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Freund, Freeze &
Arnold lawyers have represented motor carriers and shippers in cargo
claims and Carmack Amendment suits. Our lawyers have also represented trucking companies
in regulatory matters such as challenging reporting requirements for the Bureau
of Transportation Statistics. Additionally, our attorneys routinely assist truck
drivers in the defense of traffic citations.
Our lawyers have enjoyed great success in the defense of their motor carrier clients.
One of the most significant Ohio cases involving statutory employment as announced
in Wyckoff v. Marsh Bros. Trucking Service, Inc., (1991), 58 Ohio St.3d 261; 561
N.E.2d 1049, was successfully argued by Gordon Arnold. Following Wyckoff, our lawyers
have handled numerous cases in which the validity of a lease agreement was at issue.
Freund, Freeze & Arnold is committed to defending its transportation
industry clients by active involvement in industry organizations. FF&A is an
affiliate member of the Ohio Trucking Association, as well as the Ohio Trucking
Safety Council Our lawyers are involved in the Defense Research Institute?s Trucking
Law Committee, the Transportation Lawyers Association and other organizations supporting
the trucking industry.
Importantly, the Emergency Response Investigation Team of our transportation law
practice group is available to assist its transportation clients 24 hours a day,
7 days per week if necessary. Prompt, thorough, professional investigations are
a necessary tool to adequately defend catastrophic accident claims. Our Emergency
Response team can have a lawyer and all appropriate experts on the scene of an accident
within a matter of hours.
For more details on our Emergency Response Team, or to receive more information
about our transportation law services, please contact the practice area chairperson:
Kevin Connell at (937) 913-0136 (
firstname.lastname@example.org) at our Dayton office.