Transportation Practice Group to Attend 2021 TIDA Annual Seminar

Gerard J. Dragna and C. Michael Parks of the Trucking, Transportation and Automobile Liability and Defense practice at Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand & Brackett will be attending the 2021 TIDA Annual Seminar in Philadelphia, PA. The Seminar, which will be held in person this year, will run from October 13 to October 15. Our “Wheels” team is actively involved in the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Trucking Subcommittee.

Transportation topics that will be covered include:

  • State of the Transportation Industry
  • Crashing through Plaintiffs Accident Reconstruction
  • Cross-Examining Orthopedic Expert Outline
  • FDA/FSMA Update
  • Exposing Fraudulent Claims asserted against the Transportation Industry
  • Freight Broker Liability and Federal Preemption
  • Control and Management of Data – Considerations for Fleet Operators
  • Emerging Cyber Threats: Trucking and Logistics


TIDA, the Trucking Industry Defense Association, is a nonprofit association with members devoted to sharing knowledge and resources for defense of the trucking industry. Founded in 1993, TIDA has become the organization of choice for over 1,600 motor carriers, trucking insurers, defense attorneys and claims servicing companies. The organization is committed to reducing the cost of claims and lawsuits against the trucking industry. Members work to develop strategies and share knowledge to defend the trucking industry in personal injury, property damage, workers’ compensation and cargo claims. TIDA members advocate on behalf of the industry’s interests.


Our “Wheels” team has decades of experience, handling every aspect of claims for trucking and transportation companies as well as personal auto, commercial auto and trucking insurers. They have successfully litigated personal injury, death, and property damage claims arising out of vehicular accidents, as well as cargo claims throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. Our attorneys have worked directly as staff counsel for auto insurers and have represented some of the largest trucking companies and insurers nationwide.