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Paso Robles Uber and Lyft Accident Attorneys

Paso Robles Uber and Lyft Accident Attorneys

If you intend to file a rideshare accident claim, it is vital to take certain steps to protect your rights. Your top priority should be immediately seeking medical attention for your injuries, but once your condition is stable, your first call should be to an attorney. At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, our rideshare accident lawyers know the laws relating to these vehicles and can present your case to an insurance claims adjuster on your behalf. Our team has helped more than 5,000 clients obtain more than $300 million in settlements and verdicts and is here to help you pursue compensation for your accident. Call us at 1-800-GO-HARRIS to set up a free case evaluation today.

Types of Cases Our Uber and Lyft Accident Attorneys Handle

  • Injuries to Uber & Lyft passengers
  • Injuries to rideshare drivers
  • Injuries to occupants of other vehicles
  • Injuries to pedestrians
  • Wrongful death claims involving rideshare vehicles
  • Other rideshare accident claims

Who Is Liable?

If you have been involved in a crash while riding in an Uber or Lyft vehicle, we recommend contacting a rideshare accident lawyer as soon as possible. We will investigate your accident and identify the liable parties. If the driver was at fault, we will walk through each of the factors that determine which insurance policies will apply to your injuries. While many victims may expect us to go after Uber or Lyft themselves, they are rarely the legally responsible parties. This is because rideshare companies employ drivers as independent contractors, which means that with few exceptions, they are not responsible for their drivers’ conduct while they are on the clock.

Will My Rideshare Accident Case Go to Trial?

Unfortunately, it’s impossible to anticipate how your case might proceed until we’ve reviewed the evidence. Our goal is to help you obtain a fair settlement without having to file a lawsuit. If the opposing party is uncooperative and we have to file suit, however, it may still be possible to collect a settlement without having to try the case. If, however, your case does go to trial, you can rest assured that our accomplished trial attorneys will help you navigate the process through every stage of the proceedings.

Should I Put off My Case until My Injuries Heal?

Even if your injuries seem minor, it is generally not advisable to put off the clinical evaluation if you think there’s a chance that you might file a personal injury claim. As the claimant, you must take reasonable steps to facilitate your recovery, or, in legal terms, to “mitigate your damages.” Failing to seek adequate care could cause your medical condition to worsen and increase your total damages, which could motivate the insurance company to dispute your claim. Also, seeking care right away can ensure your medical team can deliver a diagnosis immediately, which might improve your treatment outcome depending on the circumstances.

Call 1-800-GO-HARRIS to Speak with a Paso Robles Rideshare Accident Lawyer.

If you were injured in a crash involving a rideshare vehicle, it is vital to speak with a knowledgeable, compassionate personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Our team is available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and we can come to you if you are unable to travel. Give us a call at 1-800-GO-HARRIS or send us a message online to speak with us today.