Manassas Food Order Delivery Car Accident Lawyer
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If you were in an accident with a food order delivery driver, you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries. A Manassas food order delivery car accident lawyer can help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Call the Parrish Law Firm, PLLC today at (571) 229-1800 to get started on your claim.
Types of Food Order Deliveries
There are more and more food order delivery services each year. Restaurants are signing up for said delivery services to increase the number of customers they serve. Each company has a different insurance policy for its drivers.
Postmates or DoorDash
As stated on their website, Postmates’ policy does not come into effect unless the driver’s insurance policy does not cover the damage inflicted in the car accident. DoorDash has a similar policy. These policies also only apply if the driver has picked up the food order.
UberEats has a much more complicated insurance policy. The amount that is covered differs from each car accident. According to the UberEats website, the driver is covered whether or not they have picked up the order. However, if they have picked up the order, they are covered for more damages.
Some food delivery drivers are employed directly by restaurants, rather than through a delivery service like UberEats. In this scenario, you may need to seek compensation from the restaurant or the driver, depending on the circumstances of the accident. A lawyer can help you figure out which party may be liable for your damages.
Causes of Food Order Delivery Car Accidents
Food order delivery drivers can cause accidents for a variety of reasons. Food delivery drivers do not always have proper training. They often do not even have to go through a job interview or meet anyone in the company. With many companies, people can get started delivering food just by signing up on an app.
Food order delivery drivers are usually paid per order, not per hour. The more orders they complete, the more they get paid. They are often in a hurry to maximize their income per day. Food order delivery drivers can be involved in an accident by:
Driving Recklessly or Speeding
Delivery drivers, just like many other drivers, may drive recklessly. They could be speeding to finish their deliveries faster or trying to get more deliveries in. Drivers may not follow other traffic laws, such as yielding the right-of-way or using their turn signals.
Driving While Tired
Food orders come in at all hours of the day. Food order delivery drivers could work in the middle of the night or the middle of the day. If they are overtired, this increases the likelihood of an accident.
Food order delivery drivers often receive orders via their cell phones. They are often looking at their phones for the next order or for directions to their next locations while they are driving.
If you were injured in a car accident with a food order delivery driver, you could be entitled to compensation for the damages caused. A Manassas food order delivery car accident lawyer can protect your rights. The Parrish Law Firm, PLLC can fight for your compensation by gathering the evidence necessary to support your claim. Call (571) 229-1800 today to set up your free consultation.
Compensation You Could Receive in a Car Accident Case
According to the Code of Virginia §8.01-243, you have up to two years to file your car accident claim. But do not wait to file your car accident claim. The sooner you contact a lawyer, the sooner they can get started on your claim. There could be more compensation available to you than you realize.
Being in a car accident can cause damages to you and your vehicle. The expenses can add up quickly. These can include:
From the emergency room to physical therapy, medical expenses can be extremely costly. You could get compensation for past, present, and potential future medical bills you may have.
Whether your vehicle needs minor repairs or replaced entirely, you could be entitled to compensation for the damages inflicted on your vehicle.
“Pain and Suffering” and Inconvenience
A car accident is a significant deterrence in anyone’s life. The physical and mental distress the car accident caused can add significant disruption to your life, and this should not go unaccounted for.
Loss of Income
If you had to change careers or missed work due to your car accident, you could be entitled to further compensation.
How We Can Help YouSeek Justice and Compensation
A Manassas food order delivery car accident lawyer can protect your rights. You could be entitled to compensation due to the damages you receive because of the accident. We can fight on your behalf to get you the compensation you deserve.
When you are in a car accident, the insurance companies alone can be a hassle to deal with. If you were in a car accident with a food order delivery driver, you could even have corporate insurance companies to communicate with.
The Parrish Law Firm, PLLC will be the primary point of contact between you and these insurance companies. Contacting insurance companies can be an extremely stressful process that should not be your burden to bear. We will also deal with any other lawyers that could be involved.
To fight to get you compensation, our team will gather the needed evidence to support your claim. Call (571) 229-1800 today for a free consultation. You will pay nothing unless you get paid first.
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