TFI International Truck Accident

TFI International Truck Accident Attorneys

Los Angeles Litigators Helping Truck Crash Victims Nationwide

At Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, our truck accident attorneys have litigated many claims and represented hundreds of people against trucking companies in the U.S. If you or someone in your family was involved in a TFI International truck accident, you need an experienced truck crash attorney to fight for justice on your behalf.

Contact our team today at (855) 948-5098 or submit our online contact form to schedule a free consultation. Based in Los Angeles, we serve clients across the country.

A Company Snapshot of TFI International

TFI International Inc. is a Canadian transport company based in Montreal, Quebec. It was founded in 1957 by the Emond brothers and began as a small trucking service known as Cabano. In 1999, the company’s name was changed to TFI International. TFI International has grown by taking over other companies, with more than 80 fully owned subsidiaries that continue operations under their own brand. In 2018, TFI International reported revenue of $5.12 billion (US $3.89 billion). The company listed 7,465 power units, 26,487 trailers, and 8,527 independent contractors in its 2018 annual report.

The company transports a wide variety of cargo, including hazardous materials, food, and retail items, operating thousands of vehicles throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. TFI International has more than 350 facilities and employs more than 17,500 people. The transport and logistics company has four business segments: Package and Courier, Less-Than-Truckload, Truckload, and Logistics. With 48% of the annual revenue, Truckload is TFI International’s main source of revenue, followed by Less-Than-Truckload and Logistics, both of which contribute 19% of the revenue.

TFI’s Segments and Subsidiary Companies

TFI International expands its network by purchasing other companies and allowing them to continue operating under their own brand. As a result, it is difficult to get information specifically about TFI’s tractor-trailers or the TFI international accident history. Its subsidiary companies operate a variety of vehicles, including tractor-trailers, tanker trucks, delivery vans and other vehicles used to transport goods.

Although TFI allows the companies it buys to operate under their own brand, it is still responsible for ensuring that the companies it owns operate their trucks in a safe and legal manner and that their drivers do not violate hours-of-service rules. TFI has a responsibility to other motorists on the road to take every necessary precaution to avoid a car crash, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, or any other incident that causes damage or harm.

Package and Courier Companies

  • Canpar Express
  • ICS Courier
  • Loomis Express
  • TForce Integrated Solutions

Less-Than-Truckload Companies


  • Clarke Transport
  • National Fast Freight
  • Quitrax Intermodal
  • Vitran


  • Canadian Freightways
  • Cavalier
  • Concord
  • La Crete Transport
  • McMurry Serv-U Expediting
  • Normandin
  • Quik X Transportation
  • Tripar Transportation
  • TST Overland Express

Truckload Companies

Conventional: A&M International, Besner, CFI, Clarke Road Transport, Couture, Ganeca, Grégoire, Laidlaw Carriers Van, Papineau International, TF Dedicated, Transport America, Transport J.C. Germain

Specialized: Aulick Leasing, Bergeron, BTC East, Charbonneau, Contrans Flatbed Group, Contrans Tank Group, Contrans Vrac, Durocher International, E.L. Farmer, GBT, GHL Transport, Golden International, JAF, JAG, Kingsway Bulk, Laidlaw Carriers Bulk, McArthur Express, Mirabel Logistic, Nordique, P&W Intermodal, Piston Tank, Rebel Transport, SAF, TF Truckload & Logistics, Timeline Logistic, Tri-line Carriers, TST Expedited, TTL, Westfreight Systems, Winalta

Logistics Companies

AC Final Mile, Cavlier Logistics, CRI Logistica, CFI Logistics, CK Logistics, Clarke North America, Cornerstone Logistics, Craler, E&L Logistics, Guardian Medical Logistics, Hyphen Transportation Management, Kobelt Transportation, Landry, Logikit, Patriot Freight Services, Quik X Logistics, St-Lambert, Stream Logistics, TForce Critical, TForce Final Mile Canada, TForce Final Mile U.S., TForce Premier Distribution

Are TFI International Trucks Safe?

Unfortunately, some trucking companies cut corners on safety in the interest of protecting profits. This can include failing to properly maintain their trucks, pushing drivers to work too many hours without enough rest, allowing inadequately trained pets in the tractor, failing to adequately train its drivers, and other activities that put motorists and pedestrians at risk of serious injuries.

Thorough statistics about TFI International’s semi-truck accident history are difficult to determine because it owns 80 subsidiaries that do business under their own name, it is clear that they have been involved in many collisions in the past two years.

Among those:

  • CFI: 4,148 inspections, 1,275 violations, 211 crashes, 4 fatalities
  • E.L. Farmer: 97 inspections, 64 violations, 6 crashes, 0 fatalities
  • Transport America: 1,833 inspections, 571 violations, 120 crashes, 2 fatalities

This is a snapshot of only three of TFI International’s subsidiaries that operate in the US. The actual number of crashes and fatalities to have occurred on US roads since TFI began operating in the US is significantly higher, when all the trucking company’s subsidiaries who operate in the US are accounted for and their collisions collected.

When trucking companies are involved in car crashes, their commercial vehicle accident attorneys and insurance companies will do what they can to minimize the amount they pay to truck crash victims. Often, the first settlement they offer you will be only a fraction of what you are entitled to as compensation following your big rig accident.

Once you have accepted their offer, you likely will not be able to file a lawsuit. That is why it’s vital—before you agree to anything the trucking company or their truck accident lawyer offers you—to speak with an experienced truck accident attorney.

Call (855) 948-5098 or fill out our online form to contact our attorneys.

Contact Us

  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter the age of the patient.
  • Please enter the age of the patient.
  • Please enter your symptoms.
  • Please describe your experience.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please enter your primary phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your city.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter your zip code.
    This isn't a valid zip cide.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Commercial Truck Accident $15 Million

    $15 million settlement for a person gravely injured by a major truck company

  • Commercial Truck Accident $8.5 Million

    $8.5 million wrongful death verdict against food industry company, Tyson Foods

  • Truck Accident Settlement $6.9 Million
  • Fatal Truck Accident $6 Million
  • Best Law Firms 2021
    Best Law Firms 2021

    The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
    National Trial Lawyers Top 100

    The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 recognized the law firms of Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman, the Miller Firm and Audet & Partners with the 2019 Trial Team of the Year award (in the Mass Torts category) for their work in the groundbreaking case of Dewayne “Lee” Johnson v. Monsanto Company.

  • California Powerhouse
    California Powerhouse

    Law360 recognizes law firms that have a strong regional presence, working on important matters within their home state. “[Baum Hedlund] possesses a David v. Goliath-sized slingshot while seeking justice for everyday citizens it believes were harmed or killed through corporate wrongdoing.”

  • Elite Trial Lawyers
    Elite Trial Lawyers

    NLJ and American Lawyer Media honor law firms and attorneys as Elite Trial Lawyers for their cutting-edge legal work on behalf of plaintiffs in practice areas ranging from mass torts to securities litigation.

  • Listed in Best Lawyers
    Listed in Best Lawyers

    Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

  • AV Top Ranked Law Firm
    AV Top Ranked Law Firm

    Less than one-half of one percent of firms across the nation have achieved this ranking. A firm must have a high percentage of lawyers who have achieved the prestigious AV® Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell®.

  • Verdicts Hall of Fame
    Verdicts Hall of Fame

    The National Law Journal inducted Baum Hedlund into the Verdicts Hall of Fame for obtaining the $2 billion landmark verdict in the Roundup cancer case of Pilliod et al. v. Monsanto. The verdict was #1 in California and #2 in the U.S. in 2019 and is #9 in American history.

  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers

    Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
    AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated

    An AV® rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. The rating signifies the highest legal ability, and very high adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, and diligence.

  • Board Certified Attorneys
    Board Certified Attorneys

    The National Board of Trial Advocacy is one of the nation’s largest and oldest private board-certification organizations for attorneys. Two of our shareholders are certified in multiple specialties.

  • Top Jury Verdict in <br> CA and USA
    Top Jury Verdict in
    CA and USA ranks our $2 billion verdict in Pilliod et al. v. Monsanto as the biggest verdict in California and the second largest verdict in the U.S. in 2019. It is the ninth largest verdict in U.S. history.

  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers
    Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

    Published annually, the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers list recognizes the “best of the best” in this area of the law through nominations, research, and review by a board of their peers.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.

  • Product Liability Practice Group of the Year
    Product Liability Practice Group of the Year

    In 2020, Law360 honored the law firms ”behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry.” It recognized our success in several landmark cases.

  • Top Personal Injury Jury Verdict in California
    Top Personal Injury Jury Verdict in California

    In 2018, our $289 million Johnson v. Monsanto verdict was the largest personal injury verdict in California. also ranked it #2 among all verdicts in California and #10 in the nation.

  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
    Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers

    The Bar Register is the definitive guide to the most distinguished law firms in America. It includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.


Board-Certified Truck Accident Lawyers Representing Your Interests

The high number of tractor-trailers and delivery vehicles on the road increases the risk of a catastrophic truck collision. Passenger vehicle occupants often suffer debilitating injuries when they are involved in a tractor-trailer crash or a truck wreck. Truck accident injuries are often life-threatening and can permanently affect the victim’s quality of life.

All too often, transport companies focus on profits and efficiency at the expense of public safety. Improperly maintained trucks, vehicles that don’t meet safety regulations, and overworked, fatigued truck drivers all contribute to the danger on US highways.

At Baum Hedlund, we have successfully litigated against many large trucking firms in the US. We have obtained billions of dollars for our clients, some of which suffered devastating truck crash injuries or lost a family member. If you were in a car accident involving a big rig, our team is here to build the strongest claim possible and to hold negligent trucking companies accountable for the harm they have caused.

Contact us today to speak with a TFI International truck crash lawyer. Our attorneys are available for a free, no-obligation consultation and to answer any questions you may have.

Firm Reviews

What Our Clients Are Saying
  • I Can’t Imagine a Better Law Firm

    “Multiple lawyers recommended Baum Hedlund to me and I have been consistently impressed with the quality of their work.”

    - Best Law Firms Survey
  • They Are About Changing the Systems...

    “Baum Hedlund are not only amazing attorneys but more importantly, they are activists. They are about changing the systems which got us into trouble in the first place. They understand their role in the process of making change.”

    - Kim Witczak
  • Top Legal Minds in the Country

    “The Baum, Hedlund firm has some of the top legal minds in the country; they are driven, determined, trustworthy, ethical and passionate.”

    - From Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms
  • Diligent & Professional Representation

    “Thanks to your efforts I was able to recover from a tragic experience and turn my life around for the best.”

    - W.T.
  • Our Best Interest Was Always Number One on Your List

    “A special thank you to your Spanish-speaking staff for the extra effort put into this case. The language barrier was never a problem, and we are so very thankful to them. Your name holds much respect in our family.”

    - G.C. & C.C