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Semi Truck Accident Lawsuits Against ABF Freight System

ABF trucking accident lawsuitsLegal Name: ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM INC 
Physical Address: 3801 OLD GREENWOOD ROAD
FORT SMITH, AR   72903  
Phone: (800) 755-6486 
USDOT Number: 82866 
Number of Vehicles: 4,118
Number of Drivers: 6,858
 
Parent organizations: Arkansas Best Corporation, ABF, Inc.
 
Amount of bodily injury and property damage insurance: $1,000,000
 
ABF Freight System, a subsidiary of ArcBest Corporation, is a freight company beginning in 1923 as a local freight hauler. The company's infrastructure includes a network for handling regional and national less-than-truckload transportation of general commodities

ABF Freight System Safety Inspection & Accident Data

US Inspection results for 24 months prior to: 05/11/2021
 
ABF Freight Systems trucks and drivers were subjected to 1,551 inspections over the last 24 months resulting in more than 188 violations which took a vehicle out-of-service until safety concerns could be addressed.  Inspectors find safety issues 12.1% of the time when examining Estes ABF Freight System vehicles.  
 
With so many violations it is not suprising that ABF Freight System has been involved in 82 injury accidents and 10 fatal crashes in the last 24 months.  
 
As of 03/12/2020, ABF Freight System had a Satisfactory safety rating.  Satisfactory; Records indicate no evidence of substantial non-compliance with safety requirements.  However, the Federal safety rating does not necessarily reflect the safety of the carrier when operating in intrastate commerce.

ABF Freight System Motor Vehicle Accident Lawsuits

OSTROFSKY et al v. ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC.
Filed: April 15, 2021 as 1:2021cv09431
Defendant: ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC., JOHN DOE TRUCK OPERATOR 1-10, ABC CORPS 1-10
Plaintiff: LISA OSTROFSKY, BARRY OSTROFSKY
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal- Auto Negligence
Court: Third Circuit › New Jersey › US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Wasim v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al
Filed: March 16, 2021 as 8:2021cv00662
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., Donald Stuart Mears
Plaintiff: Ahmed Wasim
Cause Of Action: Removal - Motor Vehicle
Court: Fourth Circuit › Maryland › US District Court for the District of Maryland
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Keitt v. Lankford et al
Filed: January 21, 2021 as 1:2021cv00344
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., Barry Keith Lankford, Arcbest II, Inc.
Plaintiff: Anthony Byron Keitt
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Motor Vehicle
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Georgia › US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Fraire v. ABF Freight System, Inc., a Corporation et al
Filed: October 13, 2020 as 1:2020at00794
Plaintiff: Silvia Clerisa Fraire, Silvia Clerisa Rodriguez
Defendant: Arcbest Corporation, a Corporation, ABF Freight System, Inc., a Corporation, Joseph Herrero
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal
Court: Ninth Circuit › California › US District Court for the Eastern District of California
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Fraire v. ABF Freight System, Inc., et al 
Filed: October 13, 2020 as 1:2020cv01460
Plaintiff: Silvia Clerisa Fraire, Silvia Clerisa Rodriguez
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., a Corporation, Joseph Herrero, 
Arcbest Corporation and others
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal
Court: Ninth Circuit › California › US District Court for the Eastern District of California
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Parent v. Foster et al
Filed: September 28, 2020 as 3:2020cv01470
Defendant: Brian Foster, ABF Freight System, Inc.
Plaintiff: Eric Parent
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Auto Negligence
Court: Second Circuit › Connecticut › US District Court for the District of Connecticut
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Addison et al v. Gordon et al 
Filed: September 16, 2020 as 1:2020cv07603
Defendant: Panther II Transportation Inc., Panther Premium Logistics, AB Freight Systems, Inc. and others
Plaintiff: Winston Addison, Frederick Addison
Cause Of Action: Diversity: Notice of Removal
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Gallego v. Powell et al
Filed: August 27, 2020 as 3:2020cv01264
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., Kevin M. Powell, ArcBest Corporation
Plaintiff: Ramon Gallego
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Auto Negligence
Court: Second Circuit › Connecticut › US District Court for the District of Connecticut
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Adams v. Witt et al 
Filed: August 21, 2020 as 3:2020cv00560
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., Michael Witt, ArcBest Corporation
Plaintiff: Linda Adams
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Fifth Circuit › Mississippi › US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Hancel et al v. ABF Freight System Inc. 
Filed: July 22, 2020 as 7:2020cv05664
Defendant: ABF Freight Systems Inc., ABF Freight System Inc.
Plaintiff: jhanille hancel, clover springer, Clover V. Springer
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Helmers v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al
Filed: May 1, 2020 as 3:2020cv00264
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., Napps Technology, Inc., Trane U.S., Inc. and others
Plaintiff: David Helmers
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Personal Injury
Court: Fifth Circuit › Louisiana › US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Type: Torts - Injury › P.I.: Other
 
Kellam v. ABF Freight Systems, Inc. et al
Filed: March 12, 2020 as 3:2020cv00252
Defendant: Michael Lee Martin, ABF Freight Systems, Inc.
Plaintiff: Christopher Kellam
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Florida › US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Waugh v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al
Filed: February 6, 2020 as 1:2020cv00060
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., Christopher Taylor
Plaintiff: Cristy Waugh
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Petition for Removal
Court: Seventh Circuit › Indiana › US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Luba Casualty Insurance Company v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al
Filed: January 16, 2020 as 3:2020cv00039
Defendant: ArcBest II, Inc., Trane U.S. Inc., ABF Freight System, Inc. and others
Plaintiff: Luba Casualty Insurance Company
Cause Of Action: Diversity-(Citizenship)
Court: Fifth Circuit › Louisiana › US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Type: Torts - Injury › Personal Inj. Prod. Liability
 
Nicolas v. ABF Freight System et al
Filed: November 18, 2019 as 1:2019cv06513
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Randy Rivers
Plaintiff: Ernst Query Nicolas
Cause Of Action: Auto Negligence
Court: Second Circuit › New York › US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Johnson v. ABF Freight System, Inc.
Filed: November 12, 2019 as 3:2019cv05093
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc.
Plaintiff: Elizabeth Johnson
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Wrongful Death
Court: Eighth Circuit › Missouri › US District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Singh et al v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al
Filed: October 8, 2019 as 6:2019cv00340
Defendant: Ace American Insurance Company, ArcBest Corp., Juan T. Posadas and others
Plaintiff: Gurdip Kaur, Faqir Singh
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Tenth Circuit › Oklahoma › US District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Kellam v. ABF Freight Systems, Inc. et al
Filed: August 19, 2019 as 3:2019cv00961
Defendant: Michael Lee Martin, ABF Freight Systems, Inc.
Plaintiff: Christopher Kellam
Cause Of Action: P.I.- Auto Negligence
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Florida › US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Gonzalez-Cuevas v. Glover et al
Filed: June 28, 2019 as 3:2019cv01034
Plaintiff: Arhely Gonzalez-Cuevas
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., James Glover
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Auto Negligence
Court: Second Circuit › Connecticut › US District Court for the District of Connecticut
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Martinez v. ABF Freight Systems, Inc. et al
Filed: January 25, 2019 as 9:2019cv80110
Plaintiff: David Martinez
Defendant: Bart Thompson, Robert Faircloth, John Lancaster and others
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Notice of Removal
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Florida › US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Type: Torts - Injury › P.I.: Other
 
Johnson et al v. ABF Freight System Inc et al 
Filed: November 5, 2018 as 2:2018cv01835
Plaintiff: Ericka Johnson, James Johnson, Jr
Defendant: Mark Eugene Massingill, ABF Freight System Inc
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Alabama › US District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Levy v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al
Filed: August 21, 2018 as 0:2018cv61968
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc., George Martin Myers
Plaintiff: Moshe Moush Levy
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Florida › US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Madrid v. Reid, et al.
Filed: February 21, 2018 as 2:2018cv01856
Plaintiff: Marvin Guerrero Madrid
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc. , David Reid, Unidentified Party
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Fifth Circuit › Louisiana › US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Everett v. Hale et al
Filed: February 12, 2018 as 8:2018cv00370
Plaintiff: Monique Everett
Defendant: D C Hale , ABF Freight System, Inc.
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal-Tort/Motor Vehicle (P.I.)
Court: Eleventh Circuit › Florida › US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Whitaker et al v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al 
Filed: December 27, 2017 as 1:2017cv00206
Plaintiff: Kevin Whitaker , Brittany Whitaker
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc. , Hartigay Hutchins , Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois
Cause Of Action: mv Removal- Motor Vehicle
Court: Sixth Circuit › Kentucky › US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Tompkins v. Havens et al 
Filed: December 22, 2017 as 4:2017cv02925
Plaintiff: James Tompkins
Defendant: ABF Freight Systems , Craig Havens
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Auto Negligence
Court: Eighth Circuit › Missouri › US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
GARCIA v. ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC.
Filed: December 6, 2017 as 3:2017cv12701
Defendant: ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC. , JAMES D FERRELL , JOHN DOE 1-10 and others
Plaintiff: MAUREEN GARCIA
Third_party_defendant: Tiffany M. Moore
Third_party_plaintiff: ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM, INC.
Cause Of Action: Notice of Removal- Personal Injury
Court: Third Circuit › New Jersey › US District Court for the District of New Jersey
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Schmidt et al v. ABF Freight System, Inc. et al 
Filed: December 1, 2017 as 1:2017cv01187
Plaintiff: D. Maria Schmidt , Linda Parker
Defendant: ABF Freight System, Inc. , Timothy Yerington
Cause Of Action: Petition for Removal- Wrongful Death
Court: Tenth Circuit › New Mexico › US District Court for the District of New Mexico
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
ABF Freight System, Inc. v. McMillian 
Filed: June 2, 2017 as 2:2017cv02324
Plaintiff: ABF Freight System, Inc.
Defendant: Jack McMillian
Cause Of Action: Diversity-Auto Negligence
Court: Tenth Circuit › Kansas › US District Court for the District of Kansas
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle
 
Michael Collins v. Stanley Neals, et al
Filed: May 5, 2017 as 17-1950
Plaintiff - Appellant: MICHAEL COLLINS
Defendant - Appellee: STANLEY NEALS, ABF FREIGHT SYSTEM, INCORPORATED
Court: Seventh Circuit › U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Type: Torts - Injury › Motor Vehicle