Q: Who is financially responsible for injuring someone while delivering pizza, driver or employer?
About three months ago I was delivering pizza in my own vehicle and struck a bicyclist at a crosswalk. There was a witness that said the bicyclist had stopped before entering the crosswalk and I was issued a ticket. The bicyclist had to be taken away in an ambulance due to a knee injury.My insurance company informed me that my 50k limit has already been met due to her having surgery. They are paying out the 50k but my insurance company told me the bicyclist has now hired an attorney and for some odd reason had sent them an affidavit regarding my assets instead of sending it to me. My employer is a locally owned one store pizza place that supposedly carries insurance. My question is: Am I liable for this accident or is the restaurant liable since I was in their service?
A: You as the driver are responsible for the accident and the lawyer is likely to come after the pizza place to have them recover as well.
Stephen Arnold Black agrees with this answer
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