Michael J. Tauscher
Mr. Tauscher focuses his practice on civil litigation for various segments of the transportation industry, concentrating in the areas of employment, workers' compensation, personal injury, cargo claims and damage, and freight charge collections.
Michael J. Tauscher is a partner in the firm with over 25 years experience representing and advising transportation companies and other businesses in federal, state and local courts and administrative agencies. He has spoken to various industry groups and at seminars on topics such as wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, workers' compensation, freight claims and no fault insurance. Mr. Tauscher is AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer recognition for ethical standards and legal ability, and recognized as a “Top Rated Lawyer in Transportation” by Martindale-Hubbell™ and American Lawyer Media.
On The Road
- The Independent Contractor Situation in Trucking
Mar 17, 2022, Michael J. Tauscher, Scopelitis Webinar Series
- Transportation Industry Case Summaries
Jan 9, 2022, Michael J. Tauscher, Freight Counsel’s Winter Meeting - Monterey, CA
- Case Law Update
Jan 4, 2020, Michael J. Tauscher, Freight Counsel’s Winter 2020 Meeting - Palm Springs, CA
- Cargo Loss and Damage
Jun 9, 2019, Michael J. Tauscher, Conference of Freight Counsel’s Summer Meeting - Greenville, SC
- Transportation Brief: Spotlight Cargo Claim & Freight Charge PracticeThe global supply chain crisis, paired with the continuing challenges of the pandemic, means motor carriers, cargo brokers, freight forwarders, and shippers are experiencing a significant increase in claims related to delay and cargo damage as well as a slowdown in the payment of freight charges, yet the demands for payment have generally increased. Thus, in the current environment, force majeure clauses have taken on increased importance because they can help transportation providers protect themselves from claims when circumstances beyond their control preclude performance or delay performance. Read more on how the Firm's Cargo Claims team regularly assists clients with addressing cargo claim and freight charge issues. Equally important, the team can help mitigate exposure before issues arise.
- Transportation Brief: Spotlight on Cargo Claim & Freight Charge Practice — Managing the Expected & Unexpected in the COVID-19 EraWhen COVID-19 struck, shippers, brokers, and carriers had to stay focused on the immediate challenges of the pandemic. However, as we settle into the current “new normal”, cargo claims are back on everyone’s radar. Read more about expecting the unexpected to minimize your exposure to cargo claims, customer bankruptcies, and other collection issues.
- The Death of the Baga Serpent - Non-HHG Carrier Exposure for Attorney Fees Extinguished
- The Carrier Must Get Paid – Fact or Fiction