Representative Work

  • Obtained summary judgment for a shipper on claims of negligent selection of motor carrier and agency in a case involving wrongful death and other catastrophic injuries.
  • Obtained defense verdict in U.S. District Court for a motor carrier where the plaintiff claimed damages of over $2 Million.
  • Obtained a favorable verdict for a motor carrier and defended the verdict on appeal where it was upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court.
  • Obtained summary judgment on an insurance coverage matter involving a wrongful death claim and a claim for bad faith.
  • Obtained a favorable verdict in U.S. District Court for a motor carrier in a case where the claimed damages were in excess of $5 Million.
  • Obtained a defense verdict for an insurance carrier in state court and defended the verdict in the Arkansas Court of Appeals, where it was upheld.  
  • Obtained numerous other favorable trial verdicts for individuals, small businesses, motor carriers and insurance companies.

Current and Past Clients Include

  • Great West Casualty Company
  • Old Republic Insurance Group
  • Riceland Foods, Inc.
  • Progressive Group of Insurance Companies
  • Paschall Truck Lines, Inc.
  • O’Reilly Automotive, Inc.
  • Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Company
  • BNSF Railway Company
  • BNSF Logistics
  • Rich-N-Tone Calls, Inc.
  • Blackhawk Transport
  • Builders Transportation
  • United Express
  • Super Transport International
  • Spirit Truck Lines, Inc.
  • SNL Distribution Services
  • Valero Marketing & Supply Company

Our Attorneys

Barrett Deacon's Profile Image
Barrett Deacon has been litigating civil cases in federal and state courts throughout Arkansas and Missouri for almost 20 years. He is frequently asked to defend motor carriers, truck drivers, shippers and freight brokers in catastrophic injury cases.
Lauren Baber's Profile Image
Lauren Baber has litigation experience in a wide variety of civil matters, but focuses her practice primarily on insurance defense. She defends insurers and their insureds in cases of negligence, premises liability, coverage disputes, and other general liability matters.

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