Pizza Delivery Driver Accident
Food delivery services are becoming more and more popular in the country. Though the growing number of food delivery companies are a blessing for consumers as they are so convenient. But with this convenience comes the risk of having so many delivery vehicles on the road, whereby increasing the likelihood of accidents. Pizzas are the most popular on the ordering menu for delivery at home. The pizza companies promise quick deliveries of hot pizzas at your doorstep. The pizza delivery drivers are under pressure to deliver on time, and hence they over speed and may drive rashly to reach their destination, resulting in a spike in the number of cases of pizza delivery driver accidents. If you or your family member has been injured in a pizza delivery driver accident, you need to contact an experienced food delivery accident lawyer as soon as possible.
Liability in case of a Pizza Delivery Driver Accident:
In most cases, Pizza delivery drivers are independent contractors, they are not employees of the Pizza Company. Pizza companies, like Pizza Hut or Domino’s do not cover the delivery drivers under their insurance plans. Delivery drivers are responsible to take their own coverage and pay for it. This makes the case complicated. Most of the personal insurance policies do not cover car accidents which occurred while the car was being used for business purpose. For example delivering pizza. Such drivers who are running vehicles for business purpose are required to take special commercial insurance, which the pizza delivery companies fail to inform them.
If you have been involved in a pizza delivery driver accident, you need to understand that you can hold the pizza company liable. The delivery drivers would be held liable and accountable for any damages. However if you are able to prove that the driver is an employee of the pizza company, you can hold the pizza company liable and file for compensation from them. Contact us at Khashan Law for an evaluation of your case. Our experienced team of lawyers will work hard and make a case to prove that the pizza company was responsible for the delivery driver’s actions which lead to the accident.
As a victim of a pizza delivery driver accident, you can be entitled to compensatory damages for:
- Medical bills both present and future
- Cost of hospitalization and surgeries
- Psychological Trauma and Distress caused
- Lost Wages or Loss of job due to the accident
- Property Loss to your car, cost for car repairs
- Punitive Damages
If you have been involved in a pizza delivery driver, contact us at Khashan Law immediately. Dealing with delivery drivers who are independent contractor is not easy. Our team of lawyers will answer all your queries and remove any doubts you have regarding your case. Our expert lawyers have a lot of experience in handling pizza delivery driver accident claims, they will evaluate your case and guide you on how to go about the lawsuit.
Do not forget that you have to file a claim within a fixed time limit to be eligible for compensation. For cases involving injuries due to car accidents the period of filing a claim is two years. Which means one needs to file a claim within two years from the date of the accident. So do not wait, contact us at (951) 461-2387 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.
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