LaPorte CSA, in association with its affiliated law firm, LaPorte & Associates, P.C., can evaluate a motor carrier’s exposure to cargo liability and how effectively the motor carrier utilizes bills of lading and other contracts to limit cargo liability. This review entails:
What are the limits and exclusions – is the carrier transporting freight that may be subject to an exclusion under the existing cargo policy?
Contractual Limitations On Cargo Liability
Use of tariffs
Use of bills of lading
Use of other transportation contracts
Does the carrier transport high dollar/high target freight?
Does the carrier transport temperature sensitive freight or freight with special handling procedures?