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Oaks Plaza – 14125 NW 80th Ave, Suite 400 – Miami Lakes

(305) 374-1011

Naples Office

2325 Stanford Court, Naples, Florida 34112

(239) 793-3331

Navigating an Amazon Delivery Accident

Navigating an Amazon Delivery Accident

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South Florida roads are frequently dotted with delivery vehicles rushing to meet the demand. While these vehicles provide convenience to millions, they also pose risks. If you’re involved in an Amazon delivery accident, it’s crucial to understand the steps to take. Here’s a guide to help you navigate that process.

Navigating an Amazon Delivery Accident

  1. Prioritize Safety: Ensure your safety and the safety of others involved in the accident. Call emergency services immediately if there are any injuries or if the accident is blocking traffic and vehicles cannot be safely moved.
  2. Gather Information: Exchange contact and insurance information with the other driver. Document the scene by taking photos or videos of the vehicles involved, license plates, critical documents, and anything else that helps explain how the crash occurred. If there are witnesses, try to obtain their contact information as their testimony may be critical later on in the process.
  3. Report the Accident: If the damage is more than minimal, or if anyone on scene is injured, the law likely requires that you contact law enforcement to report the accident.  If you’re in doubt whether a report is required, it’s better to call and request a report. A police report can serve as crucial documentation for insurance claims and legal proceedings.
  4. Seek Medical Attention: If you’re injured, seek prompt medical attention.  After an accident, adrenaline might conceal serious and perhaps life-threatening injuries that require emergency medical attention.  If there is any doubt at all, request an ambulance and go to a hospital for evaluation and treatment.  Keep records of all medical appointments, treatments, and expenses related to the accident.
  5. Contact Legal Representation: As early as possibly, consult with a reputable Miami personal injury law firm experienced in handling accidents involving commercial vehicles, such as Amazon delivery trucks. An experienced attorney will help you communicate the correct information to the correct parties to avoid delays or denials of legitimate claims.
  6. Document Everything: Keep a detailed record of medical appointments, medical expenses, and time missed from work.  Maintain copies of medical records, bills, and receipts related to the accident and your injuries so you can provide those to your attorney.
  7. Determine Liability: Liability in accidents involving Amazon delivery trucks can be complex and may involve multiple parties, including the driver, Amazon, and other potentially liable entities such as maintenance contractors for the vehicle or entities responsible for the roadway. Your attorney will investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident to determine liability and help build a strong case based on the facts.
  8. Compensation: Depending on the extent of your injuries, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.

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Being involved in an accident with an Amazon delivery truck can be a daunting experience, but you don’t have to navigate it alone. By following these steps and seeking the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney like our attorneys at Weinstein & Cohen, you can protect your rights and pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, visit fairnessforall.com or call our office directly in South Florida at 305-374-1011 or in Southwest Florida at 239-793-3331.

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