Uber Accident and Lyft Accident Attorneys
Transportation services, like Uber and Lyft, are taking over. No matter where you are going, no matter what time of day, Uber and Lyft are available by the touch of your fingertip. However, there are many times people are injured in accidents that involve one of these rideshare vehicles. Whether you were in the Uber or Lyft at the time of accident, whether you were on a bike, whether you were injured as a pedestrian, you may be entitled to financial compensation. There are many car accidents that occur in Santa Monica and surrounding areas. Many of our car accident victims come to us confused about their rights as a victim, it is important to know that the car accident attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers are available to help you with your potential accident case.
It is risky to get into an Uber, Taxi, Lyft, bus because you do not know the skill level of your driver, nor do you know if they are on their driving A-game that day. It is important to know that our personal injury lawyers will fight for you and help get you compensated for your injuries. Our team of accident attorneys has successfully recovered over $300,000,000 for injured victims over the past decade. It is important to know the policy limits of each accident case. Our personal injury attorneys will help represent you against Uber or Lyft, and determine the liability of the Uber or Lyft driver.
“Are passengers insured under Uber or Lyft drivers’ insurance policy? Can I Sue Uber or Lyft? Can I demand damages for my injuries that were caused by an Uber or Lyft driver? “
Accident Claim against Uber or Lyft:
- If the Uber or Lyft driver is using their car for personal reasons and you get in an accident, they are covered under their personal auto insurance. Therefore, we would likely file a claim against their personal insurance company.
- If the driver is logged into the app, but NOT transporting anyone at the time of the accident…the injury will be covered by their personal insurance. THEN, Uber’s insurance will step in for another $50,000 per injury (up to $100,000) and up to $25,000 in damages.
- If the driver is transporting a passenger, and gets into an accident, Uber has a $1Million policy. This insurance policy may also offer cover those drivers who are uninsured and underinsured.
**It is important to know that if you are a passenger in the Uber or Lyft and the accident was indeed the Uber or Lyft drivers fault, you may file a claim against the $1 Million-dollar insurance policy because you were an innocent 3rd party.
Injured and Confused as to What Your Rights Are as a Car Accident Victim?
The attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have represented clients who have suffered from back and neck pain to brain injuries and permanent disabilities. Car accidents are indeed scary, and if you have recently been involved in one, you must seek medical treatment for proper diagnosis. Also, it is extremely important to get as much contact information as possible. Take photos of the car accident and any injuries. If there were witnesses, collecting their information and a written statement will be crucial to the evaluation of your Uber accident or Lyft accident claim.
How Much is My Uber Accident or Lyft Accident Worth?
Once you hire an attorney at Harris Personal Injury lawyers, we will help you fight for maximum compensation for suffering an injury. The car accident attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have years of experience working with insurance companies, and accident experts, whom if needed, will help dispute any liability issues. Once you have hired one of our Santa Monica Uber and Lyft accident lawyers, they will help facilitate treatment with doctors or medical professionals in your area to further help your recovery.
Furthermore, they will help facilitate treatment with medical professionals who work on a lien basis, this means, doctors who will get paid from any potential settlement. Getting the proper amount of medical treatment is crucial to every personal injury claim. Once your injuries have subsided and or your treatment is complete, our attorneys will demand damages for your past and future medical bill, lost wages, future earnings, and pain and suffering.
Trustworthy Uber Accident Lawyers and Lyft Accident Lawyers
Located in the heart of Santa Monica, Harris Personal Injury Lawyers is a personal injury law firm that focuses on proving negligence. Car accidents occur daily in Los Angeles, and if proven negligent, it is your right to seek financial compensation for your suffering. Harris Personal Injury Lawyers only works on a contingency fee basis. This means that will not get paid unless we settle your case. We do not have any upfront or hidden fees. If you or a loved one have been injured or even killed in an accident involving a car accident, feel free to reach out immediately. Let us help get you the compensation you deserve!