Eric J. Meyers
Mr. Meyers' practice is devoted to serving clients on a wide variety of legal issues directly affecting the transportation and warehouse industries.
Mr. Meyers has represented transportation and warehouse clients across a wide array of legal matters including property losses, general liability, enforcement of warehousemen liens, and contract review. He represents warehousemen, shippers, motor carriers, and freight forwarders in tort, contract, bailment, warranty and statutory-based actions. Mr. Meyers has also represented plaintiffs and defended businesses in personal injury actions.
While in law school, Mr. Meyers provided assistance in representing a non-profit organization, throughout the Illinois Pollution Control Board rulemaking process, to advocate stricter water quality standards and effluent limitations for the Chicago Area Waterway System. Mr. Meyers also worked as a Legal and Arbitration Intern at SFX Baseball Group where he assisted in preparing players’ cases for the Major League Baseball salary arbitration hearings.
On The Road
- Current Warehouse Legal Issues
Sep 13, 2019, Eric J. Meyers, Southeastern Warehouse Association’s Annual Convention - Longboat Key, FL
- Evolving Warehouse: Are Your Contracts Evolving Too?
Mar 9, 2019, Eric J. Meyers, International Warehouse Logistics Association's 2019 IWLA Reimagine - Savannah, GA
- Transportation Brief: Warehouse Claims – How to Respond, Defend, SettleUpon receiving a claim from a customer, a warehouse should first notify its insurer. It is imperative to satisfy the policy’s timely notice requirement should coverage be available. The warehouse should assess the claim, including the type of damages sought, and confirm the depositor has provided proper notice of claim by adequately identifying the goods or shipments involved.
- Scopelitis In the News: "Warehouse Recourse from Conflicting Claims to Goods", Summer 2016 edition of 3PL Americas - North America's Warehouse & Logistics MagazineScopelitis partners Eric Meyers and Kevin Phillips on a warehouse’s legal recourse when faced with this situation involving conflicting claims to goods
- "Packing on the Pounds: Warehouse Liability for Overweight Loads", 3PL Americas - The Magazine of the IWLA in North America