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Insurance Law in the Transport Sector

Our transport solicitors have a long history of providing advice to clients in relation to accidents arising on rail and road.

We are instructed by insurers, reinsurers, hauliers and rail companies, representing them in employers’ and public liability claims as well as occupational disease claims arising in the transport industry. 

We also provide representation in corporate manslaughter and HSE investigations and prosecutions.

Expert support for Transport Insurance clients

Claims in this field can range from serious injuries with multiple casualties following major incidents, to individual accident claims. We support clients by handling the entire range of claims which may arise which ensures that clients benefit from a seamless service between prosecutions and civil claims. As well as handling litigated claims, we are often instructed to undertake early investigations and to work with clients’ in house health and safety teams.

Our transport offering is headed up by Chris Price who has over 30 years experience in this field. We pride ourselves on the excellent results we have secured and use our insight and knowledge to share best practice with clients through training and legal updates on a range of issues from lone working to vicarious liability to disease claims, historic exposure and indemnity issues.

Using our bespoke case management system we provide a strategic approach to claims detailed analysis of complex issues.

Our transport insurance solicitors provide services relating to:

  • Assaults on passengers and staff
  • CAHA
  • Contractors
  • Employers liability claims
  • Freight and passenger operations
  • Health and safety
  • Inquests
  • Lone working
  • Occupational disease claims
  • Passengers rights
  • Physical and psychiatric injury claims
  • Public liability claims
  • Regulatory investigations and prosecutions

Delivering added value for our Transport insurance clients

Providing additional support and expertise in the field of transport insurance, we regularly deliver bespoke training sessions to our clients, covering the ever changing landscape of transport insurance.

Our team regularly present at industry forums, events and seminars and write for transport industry publications, discussing changes to legislation and the impact upon insurers in this sector. 

What our clients say

Particularly known for its defence and regulatory work, Langleys Solicitors LLP's transport team offers 'a brilliant, value for money service' and handles matters in the rail and road transport industries. Associate David Chant heads up the practice and handles matters in the road transport sector, acting for insurers and individuals in claims.

Legal 500, 2018/19 | Tier 3

Thank you also for your help and guidance throughout the whole process and obviously your support on what was a nerve-wracking day

I would also like to thank you for your continued support, calm approach and the smiles - it helped put us at ease and helped to keep us calm.

A great result in the end and fully justified and vindicated in standing by our Defence in this case. Well done all round!

Transport accreditations

  • Legal 500 Leading Firm 2017