Transportation and Warehouse

Stieber Berlach lawyers have represented warehouse operators, common carriers, freight forwarders and owners of cargo in cases involving land, air and marine carriage. We are also experienced in litigation arising from environmental spills as a result of accidents during the transportation of hazardous chemicals.

Stieber Berlach has the expertise to respond to all disputes that arise in the transportation and warehouse sector. We have represented warehouse operators, common carriers, freight forwarders and owners of cargo in cases involving land, air and marine carriage. We regularly act on claims involving property and casualty losses related to carriage and storage of goods. We are also experienced in litigation arising from environmental spills as a result of accidents that occur during the transportation of hazardous chemicals.

Stieber Berlach is also experienced in the defence of regulatory prosecutions of the transportation and warehousing sector, including prosecutions under the Environmental Protection Act, the Building Code and the Fire Code.

Stieber Berlach’s team has been involved in a variety of complex claims in the transportation and warehousing industries. These include the defence of a transportation equipment leasing company in a claim for environmental contamination arising from the use of the leased equipment, the defence of a warehouse operator in a prosecution under the Building Code which resulted in the dismissal of all charges, and acting on behalf of a subrogating insurer seeking reimbursement for losses to specialized industrial equipment during rail carriage in Ontario.

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