We keep your business rolling.

As partners within the insurance and transportation industries for decades, our seasoned lawyers represent large and small motor carriers and trucking companies either on behalf of many national insurance companies or directly for the trucking company. We are keenly aware of the intricate legal issues related to the delivery of goods in intrastate and interstate commerce and formulate solutions to help you get back on track.

Our representation includes:
  • Truck accident litigation including multi-vehicle accident and fatality
  • Freight charge matters and freight claims
  • Contract disputes, employee issues and business law
  • Hazardous materials

In the event of catastrophic accident or cargo spillage, we maintain 24/7 emergency response (919.219.7183) to the site to preserve vital evidence, taking driver and witness statements, arranging for cargo salvage and managing interaction with law enforcement. We represent clients in North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia.

We are active participants and frequent presenters in trade and professional associations including:
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)
  • North Carolina Trucking Association
  • Trucking Defense Advocacy Council
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) Trucking Law Committee
  • Arkansas Trucking Association Annual Conference


(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)

Obtained defense verdict at trial for trucking company for multiple claims arising out of 18 vehicle interstate highway collision.

Litigated multiple lawsuits involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, including cases involving allegations of driver error, driver qualification, and driver sleep apnea.

Negotiated numerous settlements involving death and personal injury claims arising out of commercial vehicle accidents.

Handled rapid response to bus accident and favorably resolved 36 of 38 bodily injury claims within 48 hours of response.

“Ragsdale Liggett’s attorneys are a pleasure to work with and drive effective results. They are well versed in our industry and very responsive. They proactively manage and litigate their cases.”

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