Rob is the head of the firm's Transportation Industry Group representing trucking companies, brokers and logistics companies (and their insurance carriers), with disputes involving commercial transportation accidents, federal & state safety regulations, commercial insurance coverage disputes, freight claims, and other disputes involving trucking companies. He has tried over 80 cases to jury verdict in federal & state courts of unlimited jurisdiction.
Rob serves as national counsel or "Quarterback" for several insurance companies and regional and national motor carriers, managing active litigation in twenty to thirty states at any given time.
Rob has developed a team of lawyers versed in the world of freight claims. The terms Carmack Amendment, Himalaya Clause, and on-hand notice are nothing new here. Rob has also obtained unique acclaim in pursuing cases for his collection of freight charges from shippers, including government agencies.
Transportation contracting is an area where Rob concentrates on reviewing and drafting shipping contracts and tariffs. Rob has defended brokers in negligent selection cases and is on the forefront of arguments related to Federal Preemption. Broker liability cases are not unfamiliar territory. Rob has handled some of the most serious and noteworthy broker liability cases in the country.
One of Rob's assets is his ability to advise trucking companies on proactively assessing and addressing risk both internally and externally, as well as planning for growth and development. He works closely with the firm's Corporate team in this respect.
Independent contractors can be a troublesome area for motor carriers. Rob works with motor carriers to manage contractual relations and negotiate the Federal Regulations and decisions. In association with the Employment Team, Mr. Moseley defends class action litigation brought by contractors and employee drivers related to "Truth in Leasing" cases, Fair Labor Standards and other employment issues. Rob is also versed in disputes (including workers' compensation) involving owner-operators.
In representing the transportation industry, a good portion of Rob's practice is devoted to serving insurance companies, specifically including the defense of catastrophic automobile accidents, and other cases being defended by insurance carriers. Rob and his team have defended through summary judgment in appellate cases regarding the interpretation of the MCS-90 endorsement relating to motor carrier financial responsibility.
Rob and his wife Robin have seven children. They attend Redeeming Grace Church.