Lawrence J. Roberts
Roberts & Associates, P.A. a Coral Gables, Florida-based Transportation and Commercial Litigation law firm combines experience and the highest level of expertise at the national level. Lawrence Roberts is the founding principal and managing partner of the firm. The firm’s ability to represent their clients both regionally and nationally, and their expertise and specialty in the area of transportation law, are what set them apart. Lawrence Roberts’ experience in the area of transportation law extends more than 20 years.
The firm’s corporate clients include railroads, steamship lines, trucking companies, freight forwarders (surface, air, and ocean), transportation brokers, and moving and storage companies. The firm represents clients at all levels of the state and federal court systems, as well as administrative and regulatory agencies. Roberts & Associates’ clients include: American President Lines, Ltd., Estes Express Lines, FedEx Ground, Mayflower Transit, LLC, United Van Lines, LLC, and Vanliner Insurance Company. The firm represents these companies in their contract and litigation matters, and in compliance actions involving government regulatory agencies such as the Surface Transportation Board and the Florida Department of Transportation. Roberts & Associates’ comprehensive experience in the field allows the firm to supervise and manage their clients’ litigated matters both regionally and nationally. The firm’s working familiarity with the industry, coupled with Lawrence Roberts’ 20-plus years experience in the transportation and commercial litigation field allows the firm to offer this service efficiently and cost effectively to their clients.
Lawrence is admitted to practice in Florida and in the federal courts in Florida, Massachusetts, Arizona, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Texas. He also is admitted to the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits. In addition, Roberts has practiced pro hac vice in the federal courts of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, California, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Jersey, and New York. Lawrence has tried cases in the Federal Courts of Florida, Texas, California, New York, Alabama, Georgia, and New Jersey, most notably in the areas of federal preemption of state law claims, limitations of liability, carrier salvage rights, and enforcement of timely claim filing requirements. He has approximately 15 published Federal decisions. Several were precedent-setting cases, mainly in the motor carrier industry. About Roberts & Associates Roberts & Associates is an AV rated law firm that specializes in the representation of corporate and commercial interests in the transportation and insurance industries. The firm focuses its practice in the following areas: Business and Commercial Litigation, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insurance Law, Litigation and Appeals, and Transportation Law.
CSI’s team of adjusters has been professionally trained to analyze household goods moving claims such as Basic Valuation Protection of 60 cents per pound per article, Depreciated Value and Full Value Claims. The adjusters handle moving claims for loss, damage, delay, overcharge and complaints. While they review, analyze and settle claims, the adjusters communicate with both customers and carriers. CSI’s adjusters will at all times during their claims investigation maintain an ethical, courteous and neutral approach.
Our customer service and intake representatives work closely and diligently with customers and carriers alike. They assist customers in correctly filling their moving claims and carrier by collecting the information necessary for the proper investigation of one.