Litigation

The Firm has a long tradition of representing companies involved in the transportation industry. Additionally, attorneys in the Firm's Corporate Department often work with transportation clients on a wide array of business matters.

Our Clients

We represent clients across the industry in various roles including:

  • Defending trucking companies, inland marine companies, and railroads in a variety of cases involving personal injury and alleged property damage, including workers' compensation and Jones Act claims asserted by company employees
  • Defending transportation clients in governmental cleanup and cost recovery actions, as well as private party cost recovery actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Advising on issues arising under government acts including CERCLA, RCRA, The Clean Water Act, and The Clean Air Act
  • Filing applications for air, water, and hazardous waste permits for various types of trucking, manufacturing, and service industry clients
  • Representation before government agencies, including the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Agency Region VII, and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, advising on settlement negotiation, private litigation, regulatory enforcement actions, and administrative proceedings
Firm Highlights
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Meghan S. Largent and Lindsay S. C. Brinton Negotiate $700,000 Award to Cobb County, Georgia Landowners in Rails-to-Trails Case

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Kansas City Office of Lewis Rice Names New Member

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Jeremy P. Brummond’s Article on Waivers of Consequential Damages is Published in Construction Executive

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Federal Appellate Court Determines a Website Is Not a “Place of Public Accommodation” Under the ADA

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Paul R. Himmelstein Joins Lewis Rice Kansas City Office

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Brian P. Pezza Gives Advice on Vaccination Acceptance in the Workforce in Society for Human Resource Management Article

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New York State Regulator Discourages Ransomware Payments and Publishes New Cyber Insurance Risk Framework

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Diversity & Inclusion

Lewis Rice Member Ronald A. Norwood Serves on Missouri Bar’s Special Committee on Lawyers of Color to Establish Diversity, Inclusion Programs

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Virginia Passes Sweeping Data Privacy Legislation Similar to CCPA and GDPR

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Diversity & Inclusion

Two Lewis Rice Members Selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

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Public Access to Electronic Court Records in Missouri

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Temporary COBRA Changes Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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Jerina D. Phillips Offers COVID-19 Vaccination Advice for Employers in St. Louis Magazine Article

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Supreme Court Decision Provides Good News for Creditors

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Model COBRA Notices Under the American Rescue Plan Act

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COVID-19 Rescue Plan Act Expands Paid Leave Availability but Does Not Revive Employer Mandates

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Diversity & Inclusion

Fatima G. Khan Elected President of South Asian Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

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Lindsay S. C. Brinton and Meghan S. Largent Negotiate $1.4 Million Settlement for Landowners along Legacy Trail

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