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Commercial Vehicle Accidents

commercial vehicle accidentsEvery single day someone dies because of commercial vehicles.

You work hard to provide for your family and drive the best car you can, but that car is no match in an accident against a commercial vehicle. What most people do not realize is that commercial vehicles are much more than just big rigs.

Types of Commercial Vehicles:

  • Tractor Trailers -18 Wheelers, semi trucks, and box trailers
  • Delivery Vans and Trucks
  • Livery Vehicles – Taxi cabs, limousines, party buses, and services like Uber and Lyft
  • Buses – City, school, and commercial
  • Company Cars
  • Utility Vehicles
  • Wrecker Drivers
  • Construction Vehicles – Dump trucks, cement mixers, etc

Where do you turn for help?

Unlike normal car on car accidents, the likelihood is that you are going to be hurt even in a minor accident with a commercial vehicle. They are just so big and heavy compared to your car. Attorney Cesar Ornelas is here to make sure your rights to compensation don’t get run over like your car did. Cesar can handle all types of claims whether it’s an 18 wheeler, big rig, semi, commercial van, tanker, dump truck, or even a bus.

Why Did You Get Hurt?

After an accident, especially one as traumatic as one with a commercial vehicle, you may ask yourself “why did this happen?” There are a lot of reason you may already know, but some you don’t.

  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
  • Failing to Secure a Load
  • Careless Driving
  • Drug Use and Impaired Driving
  • Driver Fatigue
  • Negligent Hiring and Supervision
  • Failing to Maintain Vehicles
  • Improperly Trained or Licensed Drivers

Commercial driving is tightly regulated by the government since big rigs pose so much danger. Even with all the rules, accidents happen. Chances are, the company that owned the vehicle has a bunch of lawyers already. This is why if you have an accident with any kind of commercial vehicle, you need to secure a tough, experienced attorney like Cesar Ornelas.

Where Did You Get Hurt

No matter where you got hurt, if the insurance company isn’t being reasonable and their attorneys aren’t being fair, you need to make sure you have a strong advocate on your side. If this is happening to you, don’t wait, call Cesar Ornelas right now and get the help you need!

* Liles White PLLC is Of Counsel to Cesar Ornelas Law in New Mexico. Attorney Cesar Ornelas is not licensed in New Mexico.