Were you recently in an accident that involved a commercial vehicle? This type of accident can be quite a bit different than accidents that involve only personal vehicles.
We often assume that professional drivers are better at driving because it’s what they do for a living. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. In fact, commercial drivers are often more dangerous because they’re encouraged to meet unrealistic goals to make more money. That means the guy in control of that truck, train, commercial vessel, or airplane may be exhausted and, as a result, extremely dangerous.
Another thing that can make recovering damages in an accident with a commercial vehicle more difficult is that the insurance companies often have teams of lawyers who specialize in minimizing compensatory payouts. It can be extremely difficult to get a fair settlement after you’ve been involved in a commercial accident. The biggest mistake you can make is to try to go it alone in court.
PUT EXPERIENCE TO WORK FOR YOU
Are you thinking of taking a commercial driver or freight company to court for compensation after an accident? That’s probably a bad idea — unless you have experienced representation. Freight companies have teams of high-dollar insurance lawyers in their back pockets. If you’ve been injured in a commercial vehicle accident, attorney Lance D. Youd has the experience you need to negotiate a fair and just settlement. If negotiations don’t result in a favorable outcome, we’ll take your case to court to obtain the jury award you deserve for a complete recovery.