Need an Injury Lawyer for Your Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Accident?
A commercial vehicle is simply a vehicle with the purpose of being used for business or commercial reasons. This can range from garbage trucks to passenger buses to limousines. In Tennessee, just as all other states, the roads are filled with commercial vehicles. These vehicles are just as prone to being involved in an accident as any vehicle.
In Tennessee, there were over 1,000 fatal car accidents that occurred in 2017. Since the early 2000s, this number had decreased from around 1,200 accidents, but the number is still high. Almost three people are killed in a car accident in Tennessee each day. Commercial vehicles are involved in many of these car accidents, whether the accident is fatal or one of the thousands more non-fatal accidents.
If you or a loved one was a victim of a Tennessee commercial vehicle accident, Need an Injury Lawyer Tennessee is here to help. Our firm helps victims in communities in all of Tennessee.
Types of Commercial Vehicles
Throughout Tennessee, there are a wide variety of commercial vehicles on the road. If you are involved in an accident involving one of the following vehicles, you are the victim of a commercial vehicle accident.
- Tow truck
- Garbage truck
- Vehicles used for construction
- Shuttle vehicles
- Catering trucks
- Commercial buses
- Refrigerated trucks
- Flatbed trucks
- Agricultural trucks
The list of commercial vehicles is not limited to just the ones listed above. Any vehicle used for either business or commercial purposes qualifies as a commercial vehicle.
What to Do After a Commercial Vehicle Accident
The steps to follow following a commercial vehicle accident are not different than that of any other accident. Make sure you have adequate information regarding the vehicle and driver involved in the accident in order to make sure you can be compensated for any damages down the road. Do not just talk to the driver of the commercial vehicle. You can also collect information from any witnesses of your accident.
It is essential to also call the police in the event of a commercial vehicle accident. The accident report recorded by the police is very important to have on hand. Be sure to keep track of any expenses from medical bills accrued as a result of the accident. If you are seeking compensation for an accident involving a commercial vehicle, it will help your case to ensure that you have all of this information on record.
Find a Tennessee Commercial Vehicle Accident Attorney
If you were seriously injured or a loved one was killed as a result of a commercial vehicle accident, you may be facing both financial and non-financial hardship. Need an Injury Lawyer Tennessee is here to help you through these difficult times.
Contact our firm any time of the day. We are available to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys to discuss the details of your case. We will handle your case on a contingency fee basis. You will not pay us unless you receive a financial award in your accident case.