Drivers of commercial vehicles such as delivery trucks, buses and vans follow their employers' directions and instructions to meet the demands of their business. Although these drivers are can be safe drivers, they sometimes fail to follow state and federal traffic rules and regulations, increasing the risk of an accident. Any Oklahoman who is involved in a commercial vehicle accident may find that it triggers the involvement of one or more insurance companies.
Anyone who has been involved in a commercial vehicle accident involving a bus or delivery trucks may be entitled to seek compensation. Usually, an insurance company will offer a settlement to avoid litigation. The offer may seem to be enough to cover the victim's losses, but victims may be entitled to more. In fact, compensation from a commercial vehicle accident may be higher than compensation from more common crashes such as car accidents. The settlements offered are usually not enough to cover all losses incurred, including medical expenses. Our law firm has handled personal injury cases, and we understand the difficulty of dealing with medical bills and other expenses after an accident.