P&W Obtains Dismissal of Illinois Vehicle Code Claim to Recover Towing and Storage Costs Associated with a Tractor, Trailer and Cargo

Posted by Bradford S. Purcell | Nov 01, 2017 | 0Comments

Kingshuk Roy and Dustin Karrison obtained the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a towing company seeking to recover towing costs from the owner of cargo onboard a tractor that wrecked on an Illinois highway. P&W argued that the plain language of the Illinois Vehicle Code did not include cargo owners, but only vehicle owners, operators, or other persons legally entitled to possession of the vehicle. The trial court agreed and dismissed the claim against the cargo owner with prejudice.


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