Transportation Defense Practice Group

The Transportation Defense practice group focuses on assisting the transportation and trucking industry in the defense of wrongful death, personal injury, property damage and cargo claims. Member firms are prepared to assist with accident investigations and assessment on an immediate basis. The group has the ability to perform these tasks throughout the United States.

Group Initiatives:

  • Annual PDI Transportation Practice Group Seminar
  • Periodic webinars focusing on current transportation specific issues
  • National directory of PDI attorneys who meet or exceed the standards for participation within

Transportation Resources


Brian H. Buddell, Esq.

ChairBrian H. Buddell, Esq. (view profile)

135 Main Street, 20th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States
Phone: 415.614.4301

Thomas J. Dargan, Esq.

Vice ChairThomas J. Dargan, Esq. (view profile)

61 Broadway, Suite 2000
New York, NY 10006
United States
Phone: 212.574.7856

Richard M. Thayer, Esq.

Committee MemberRichard M. Thayer, Esq. (view profile)

1800 Financial Center
505 North 20th Street
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States
Phone: 205.545.7456

Raymond D.  McElfish, Esq.

Industry LiaisonRaymond D. McElfish, Esq. (view profile)

1112 N. Sherbourne Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90069
United States
Phone: 310.734.0276

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Transportation Articles & Resources

New Hours of Service Regulations Effective July 1, 2013 (Read) The Risks of Careless “Black Box” Retrieval Policies (Read) “Graves” – Across the Country and in California (Read)

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