Matthew wright, former insurance defense attorney, joins leading truck safety law firm
FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Matthew Wright knows just how difficult it
can be to take on a trucking company following a catastrophic crash. As a former insurance
company defense attorney, it was Wright’s job to protect the truck drivers and others when
they killed or maimed motorists.
Wright says, “Many of the insurance companies cared little about the people making claims.”
Deciding it was time to switch gears, he opened a practice focusing on helping the victims. He
now continues these efforts by joining the preeminent trucking safety law firm in the United
In 2020, Michael Leizerman and Andy Young merged their firms to create The Law Firm for
Truck Safety. The mission of this new firm is to handle a small number of important trucking
cases with a legal team dedicated to listening to clients, relentlessly uncovering the truth of
what happened and maximizing recovery. The firm’s lawyers are dedicated to fiercely
advocating for its clients while compassionately helping them use the legal process to help heal.
Matt Wright is a valuable addition to the firm and will oversee its Tennessee office. He brings a
cutting-edge approach to trucking cases that includes investigating the entire supply chain. He
is known in the legal community for not only holding truck companies and drivers accountable,
but also contract motor carriers, shippers, brokers and insurance companies. These parties
perform instrumental functions in the shipment of cargo and affect roadway safety.
Wright is proud to now represent ordinary people instead of large companies. He says, “I’m
proud to be part of The Law Firm for Truck Safety so I continue to help bring about positive
change to our clients and their families while working to make the world a safer and more
Matt Wright is board certified in Truck Accident Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
He is a member of the Board of Regents of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys, a non-
profit organizations of more than 800 attorneys, legal professionals, and safety advocates. Matthew is Co-Chair of the ATAA’s Amicus Committee. He is also an officer in the American Association for Justice’s Trucking Litigation Group.
The Law Firm for Truck Safety is dedicated to trucking safety nationwide, representing those
injured or killed in preventable truck crashes resulting from unsafe truck operation and truck
company safety system failures. The Law Firm for Truck Safety now has 5 lawyers board
certified in Truck Accident Law by the NBTA, 4 lawyers who hold Class A Commercial Driver’s
Licenses, and have over 60 multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts.