Uber and Lyft Accident Lawyers
Ridesharing services Uber and Lyft have become daily modes of transportation for many Americans. In 2018, 95 million people used the Uber app on a monthly basis. Over 30 million people used the Lyft app on a monthly basis. Despite the technological innovations of both these companies, Uber and Lyft accidents still occur with alarming frequency. Because ridesharing policies and laws are constantly evolving, it is important to contact an experienced, award-winning legal team if you’ve been injured in a ridesharing accident. We follow the laws related to ridesharing accidents closely so we can obtain maximum compensation for rideshare passengers and drivers.
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Uber and Lyft Accidents
Personal injury and property loss claims involving Uber and Lyft are especially complex. Typically, rideshare cases include numerous factors, such as whether a driver was logged into the rideshare app when the accident happened. These cases will often result in multiple claims against the company, the offending driver, and even other drivers. If you were injured as a passenger during an Uber or Lyft ride, you will be covered by their commercial liability coverage.
You may also be able to file a claim against Uber or Lyft if you were injured as a result of a rideshare driver. Fortunately, these companies have a $1 million commercial policy and if damages exceed the drivers’ personal insurance coverage, their commercial policies may cover the difference.
Furthermore, if responsibility for the accident was in the hands of another driver, you may file a claim against the at-fault driver. However, in the event that the at-fault driver was uninsured or underinsured, Uber and Lyft have carry policies that may cover the damages up to $1 million per accident.
The damages available to victims in Uber and Lyft accidents may include:
- Emotional Distress
- Lost Wages
- Medical Bills
- Loss Of Consortium
- Physical Therapy
- Lost Earning Capacity
- Pain and Suffering
If you’ve been injured in an Uber or Lyft accident, call us immediately. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and offer 100% case evaluations.
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