Perris, CA asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for California

Q: I am personally getting sued for a car accident that happened on the job it names amazon and me. Am I personally liable?

I am getting sued for damages and personal suffering. The date to appear is june 4th 2021. I am no longer working for the company and the company has gone under since then. Should I appear by myself or should I contact amazons legal department and see if they can help?

4 Lawyer Answers
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: I WOULD BET AMAZON LAWYERS WILL REPRESENT YOU TOO.

I ASSUME YOU WERE DRIVING AN AMAZONE VEHICLE OR YOUR OWN FOR AMAZON?

William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The Company's insurance will defend you regardless of the fact that the Company has gone under. The police report likely has the name of the Company's insurer, and the policy number. That should be all you need to contact it and ask for it to defend you.

Theodore Allan Greene
Theodore Allan Greene
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Your company should have had an insurance policy in place that covered you. You need to find out who the insurance carrier was and put in a claim. They hire a lawyer to help you.

Alexander C. Safarian
Alexander C. Safarian
Answered
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Burbank, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You should definitely appear unless you have the expressly state in writing that they will be defending you in that matter. Make sure whatever you have with them is done in writing.

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