Amazon Delivery AccidentsThere 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 CoverageAfter 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?
Get started today by calling (213) 389-3765.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.
Relevant Steps to Take after an Amazon AccidentIf 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?
Learn more about your options for compensation by calling (213) 389-3765.
How to File a Claim after an Amazon Delivery AccidentYou 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.
Understanding the Compensation You Could RecoverIf 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
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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