Practice Areas/Industry Groups | Transportation
Helping our clients on the road to success
Safe, convenient and efficient modes of transporting goods, services and people are fundamental to the stability and financial well-being of our nation. The economic and technological landscape of today offers a variety of challenges and opportunities for the transportation industry to remain competitive and profitable.
The Transportation Practice Group at Burns White, composed of attorneys skilled in risk management, regulatory compliance, transactional services and litigation, provides high quality, creative and cost-effective solutions to clients in the transportation industry.
Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance
We take proactive measures to minimize our clients’ exposure to risk and unnecessary litigation so they can stay on track to meet their business objectives. Our team:
Reviews and drafts operator and warning instructions and safety manuals
Negotiates business contracts
Comments on proposed legislation and consults on existing legislation
Utility Commission Representation
Filing applications for openings, alterations and abandonments of new, existing or formerly used rail lines with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.
We help our clients manage their business requirements and provide representation in a variety of transactions including:
Drafting and negotiating property sales and lease agreements
Handling of mergers and acquisitions
Consultation on construction projects
Our litigation attorneys have extensive experience defending clients in complex occupational disease, toxic tort, catastrophic loss, property damage, personal injury, and construction design and defect cases. These cases often involve sophisticated legal and technical issues requiring lengthy investigations and use of industry experts.
Burns White is committed to the longevity and success of the transportation industry in North America.
For more information about our Firm’s Transportation practice, please contact:
David A. Damico, Esquire
T.H. Lyda, Esquire
LEGAL UPDATE: FRSA Jury Awards $1 Million in Punitive Damages to Plaintiff (March 29, 2012)