How Do I File a Claim after an Amazon Accident with a Delivery Vehicle?
Over the years, Amazon has consistently grown its fleet of vehicles used for delivery. Just a few years ago, Amazon did not have any delivery services; instead it delivered packages through other services such as the USPS, UPS, and FedEx, for instance. As Amazon has started delivering its own packages, there has been a number of accidents involving these delivery vehicles and Amazon delivery drivers. Amazon drivers are not any different than any other delivery drivers; however, Amazon accidents have grown common as the fleet of Amazon drivers and vehicles continue to increase.
Anyone can be involved in an accident at any time. If you are on or near a road, you could quickly suffer an accident that could change your life forever – or at least pause your normal lifestyle for some time. Were you involved in an accident involving and Amazon truck or other delivery vehicle? Were you involved in an Amazon prime accident in the Los Angeles area? If so, you might have grounds to pursue an accident claim. Depending on the specific details of your claim, you might have the right to recover compensation.
If you would like to learn more about your right to pursue an accident claim after being involved in an accident with an Amazon delivery truck or van, do not hesitate to contact the experts at Downtown L.A. Law Group as soon as possible. Downtown L.A. Law Group is a personal injury law firm with many years of experience handling a variety of accident claims, including claims surrounding delivery vehicles. If you would like to learn more about your right to pursue a claim after being involved in an Amazon delivery truck accident, do not hesitate to contact our expert accident lawyers at your earliest convenience.
Amazon Delivery Accidents
There isn’t a specific reason behind Amazon delivery accidents. Any party that drivers a vehicle and enters a road can be involved in an accident. This applies to drivers that get behind for personal reasons and drivers that get behind the wheel for work reasons. The majority of vehicular accidents are caused by the negligent actions of drivers (and in some cases, the actions of other parties). For instance, accidents could be caused by reckless driving, disregard of traffic rules, and drunk/drugged driving. Accidents could also be caused by poor road conditions. Delivery truck accidents could also be connected to unreasonable work-related expectations. Regardless of the specific situation, you could be sure that there is likely a clear reason behind the accident that you suffered. If the reason is associated with negligence or recklessness, you could pursue a claim.
Amazon and Insurance Coverage
After being involved in an Amazon delivery vehicle accident, you might have many questions. Some of your questions likely surround the insurance coverage that might cover some of your damages. Could you benefit from Amazon’s insurance coverage? You might have heard rumors of Amazon – specifically Amazon Flex (the delivery team) – carrying a million dollar insurance policy for their drivers. Is this true? Are you really covered by a million dollar policy if you are involved in an accident?
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You should be familiar with the following details surrounding Amazon’s insurance coverage:
- Amazon Flex insurance provides drivers with $1,000,000 in liability insurance.
- Amazon Flex insurance provides $50,000 in comprehensive and collision coverage (with a $1,000 deductable).
- Amazon Flex insurance provides drivers with $1,000,000 in uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.
Without a doubt, Amazon offers insurance coverage in the case of accidents involving their drivers and their delivery vehicles. If you would like to learn more about how you could benefit from the insurance provided by Amazon for their delivery services, do not hesitate to contact our Los Angeles experts at your earliest convenience. We are ready to provide you with all the information that you need to better understand your right to be covered by Amazon’s insurance policy.
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Relevant Steps to Take after an Amazon Accident
If you were involved in an accident with an Amazon delivery vehicle anywhere in the Los Angeles area, it is important that you take action as soon as possible to preserve any evidence that could be beneficial to eventually pursuing a claim. What should you do?
Our Los Angeles Amazon delivery accident experts recommend that you do the following:
- Photograph the scene of the accident
- Photograph any visible injuries sustained
- Gather insurance information of all drivers involved in the accident
- Collect witness information
- File an accident report with the local police
- Report the accident to Amazon Flex
- Seek medical attention (note: if your injuries are life-threatening, seeking medical attention should be your number one priority)
- Seek legal assistance immediately
If you would like more information about the important steps that you should take after being involved in an Amazon accident, do not hesitate to contact the experts at Downtown L.A. Law Group as soon as possible.
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How to File a Claim after an Amazon Delivery Accident
You were involved in an Amazon delivery accident while you were making deliveries; now, what?
What can you do? What are your options? After an Amazon delivery accident, it is essential that you pursue your claim with the insurance company.
As mentioned above, you have to report the accident to the authorities and seek medical attention. In addition to the points mentioned above, you should follow the following:
- Provide the authorities with the insurance policy information that Amazon provided you with in the case of accidents.
- If any property was damaged by your Amazon delivery vehicle (such as mailboxes, fences, or even structures), you should provide the property owner with Amazon’s insurance information.
- Inform Amazon Flex about the accident. Provide them with a thorough description as well as with information on time, location, damage, and other parties involved, for instance.
- Provide Amazon Flex with photos of the accident, any dash-cam footage, and police report numbers – anything that you believe is beneficial for your claim.
Before you pursue your claim with the insurance coverage, it is essential that you seek the guidance of an attorney. When you allow an attorney to handle your claim and deal with the insurance company, you can be certain that you will always have someone ensuring that your claim is taken seriously. Allowing an attorney to handle your claim also ensures that insurance companies do not cheat you out of the compensation that is rightfully yours.
Understanding the Compensation You Could Recover
If you were in an accident involving an Amazon truck, you could file a lawsuit with the assistance of an Amazon Prime accident lawyer to fight for your right to recover compensation. The specific type and amount of compensation that you could receive will always depend on the specific details of your claim. In general, the victims of accidents involving Amazon delivery vehicles are eligible to recover many different types of compensation, including but not limited to the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earning
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
- Loss of consortium
- Punitive damages
For more information about the type and amount of compensation that you might be eligible to receive if you file a successful lawsuit after an Amazon accident in the Los Angeles area, do not hesitate to contact the knowledgeable attorneys at Downtown L.A. Law Group as soon as possible. Our knowledgeable lawyers are ready to provide you with all the information that you need to better understand the type and amount of compensation that you might be eligible to receive. Our lawyers are ready to provide you with the highest amount of compensation available for recovery.
How Long Do You Have to Take Action?
Undeniably, you have the right to take action after being involved in an Amazon accident. You also have the right to be compensated by Amazon’s accident insurance. However, you could quickly lose your right to sue and your right to receive compensation. All claims must be filed within a specific length of time. If your accident occurred in the Los Angeles area, your claim with be subject to California’s statute of limitations. In California, personal injury claims – like those that arise from Amazon delivery truck accidents – are subject to a 2-year statute of limitations. What does this mean? The parties interested in filing a claim after being involved in an Amazon accident will only have 2 years to pursue their claims. If claims are not filed within the 2-year timeframe, the right to sue will be lost. For more information about the specific deadline that applies to your claim, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our law firm as soon as possible. We are ready to provide you with all the information that you need to pursue your claim within the correct length of time.
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Contact Downtown L.A. Law Group Today
If you are in need of an Amazon accident attorney in the Los Angeles area, do not hesitate to contact the experts at Downtown L.A. Law Group as soon as possible. Downtown L.A. Law Group is a personal injury law firm dedicated to representing all victims of personal injury accidents, such as Amazon delivery truck accidents. If you would like our lawyers to evaluate your claim and provide you with the guidance that you need, do not hesitate to contact our firm at your earliest convenience.
Our firm offers free legal services – including free consultations and free second opinions. During our free consultations or free second opinions, our lawyers will be available to answer all your questions, address all your concerns, and provide you with all the information that you need to begin or continue your claim. These free legal services are available through our Zero-Fee guarantee, which ensures that our clients never have to worry about paying any upfront legal fees. Our firm is also based on contingency; therefore, our lawyers will not have to pay anything until after their claims are successful. If you are ready to allow our experts to evaluate your claim and provide you with legal assistance, do not hesitate to contact our Los Angeles experts at Downtown L.A. Law Group