Chicago Transportation Law Firm

Illinois Cargo Loss and Damage Claims

The transportation of cargo and goods involves a number of legal issues and liability questions in the event of cargo loss, damage or non-delivery. If you are involved with a cargo loss or damage dispute, you require the guidance of an experienced transportation attorney. At Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon, our knowledgeable Chicago transportation attorneys have considerable experience representing clients in connection with legal issues relating to the transportation of goods, including cargo loss and damage claims. Whether you are a shipper, carrier, broker, warehouse or other transportation intermediary, we can provide you with practical legal advice regarding your legal rights and obligations and how we may be able to reach a cost-effective and efficient resolution of the cargo loss dispute.

For more than 60 years, the Chicago transportation attorneys at Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon have provided comprehensive and knowledgeable legal representation to shippers, carriers brokers and other intermediaries in a wide range of cargo loss and damage disputes, from standard cargo disputes to the most complex cargo loss issues.

Contact one of our skilled Illinois transportation attorneys at (312) 236-9375 to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific cargo loss issue.

Representing Shippers, Carriers, and Brokers

At Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon, our Illinois cargo loss attorneys advise shippers, carriers, and brokers with respect to cargo loss and damage disputes. Whether defending a freight transportation company, providing representation to a manufacturer whose goods were damaged, delayed or lost, or advising a broker who wants to avoid personal liability for damaged cargo, we provide legally sound and practical advice and advocacy.

As skilled transportation contract attorneys, we seek to minimize the likelihood of a dispute arising by drafting comprehensive transportation contracts on behalf of our clients. Through the drafting of effective contracts, Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon strives to provide preemptive representation to business owners and transportation companies, assisting in avoiding complicated cargo loss or damage issues.

In the event that litigation does arise, however, our experienced Chicago cargo claim litigators are well-equipped to vigorously advocate on our clients’ behalf in a court of law. We are well-versed in lawsuits involving cargo loss and damage claims, as well as declared valuation issues, bill of lading disputes, and government compliance charges.

Get the Legal Representation You Need

Whether you are a shipper, carrier, broker or other intermediary, contact one of the skilled Chicago transportation attorneys at Axelrod, Goodman, Steiner & Bazelon at (312) 236-9375 to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific cargo loss or damage dispute.