The Spring 2022 issue of Florida Truck News magazine, the official publication of the Florida Trucking Association, features an article authored by Gunster Shareholder Andrew Steif. Steif discusses the Carmack Amendment, which limits carrier liabilities resulting from a cargo damage or loss claim.
Steif highlights common issues that arise during such lawsuits, as well as available defenses. “Carmack Amendment litigation is an evolving area of the law,” he explains.
Andrew Steif is a trial lawyer with nearly fifteen years of practice experience in complex transportation and commercial litigation matters in state and federal court. He represents clients in a full range of transportation related disputes, including complex matters under the Carmack Amendment, Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, shipping delay and demurrage issues, rate disputes, and a variety of tort claims. Andrew has assisted clients in addressing many different types of transportation issues and he is dedicated to providing creative solutions that solve problems and reduce risk.