Not all traffic accidents are between cars or cars and trucks. We also share the road with commercial vehicles which are vehicles such as city and school buses, fleet trucks, taxicabs, all the way down to delivery vans, pick-ups and company cars
If this has happened to you or a loved one,“needaninjuryattorneysouthdakota.com” are here to help you navigate this difficult time and have a staff of very experienced, professional and caring attorneys that are specialists in the area of law surrounding commercial vehicle accidents.
The effect of accidents with a commercial vehicle tend to be worse on automobiles and commercial vehicles tend to be larger and heavier, therefore the impact can cause significant damage, injury and greater risk of a wrongful death. Commercial vehicles are owned by businesses that are liable for the harm that their drivers’ negligent driving or inadequate or poor maintenance caused and because they are owned by businesses, commercial vehicles are almost always heavily insured. This means that legal claims have a better chance of obtaining maximum the compensation allowed by the law. Many commercial vehicles are equipped with Global Position Systems (GPS) and Electronic Control Modules (ECM) which provide technology tools to help assess accident conditions and in many cases, there may be more than one (1) liable party, all the more need for you to secure legal representation.
If this has happened to you, there are many considerations:
- Medical expenses related to the accident or, in the worst case, funeral expenses.
- Loss of income especially if there is a fatality, where future income losses must be addressed.
- Emotional stress and support. This is especially critical if children are involved in any way or if they’ve lost a parent or sibling as a result of the accident.
- Replacement or repair of your vehicle and / or other property that may have been damaged or lost as a result of the accident.
Every accident is different and have unique circumstances and conditions. If this has happened to you, it is critical that you get the support and assistance that you need to protect your rights and make sure that any and all legal remedies available to you are considered and pursued. This is particularly true when a commercial vehicle is involved as your likely facing off against a business or large insurer who will fight hard to protect themselves. Our staff has a combined experience measured in decades and our track record is impeccable at winning large settlements and victories should your case require a jury trial.
It is critical that you act fast. We need to make sure that all the facts of the accident are collected, that the proper authorities are notified and that your claims are well organized and presented to maximize your compensation and to make sure that you don’t experience gaps in care or income.
If you have been involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle, the most important thing you can do is make sure that your rights are protected and that you have the support and representation needed to help you mend from this wound and put your life back together. Please call us at (800)-XXX-YYYY and we’ll get on the case and protect your interests. We will take the pressure off you and fight to ensure that you are successful with your claim.