Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft have surely revolutionized transportation for many people around the world. Uber and Lyft have become extremely popular in the states, and especially in Los Angeles. While Uber and Lyft are convenient, easy, and affordable, it does not make them immune to accidents. In fact, Uber and Lyft accidents are extremely common and while it is unfortunate, it is important that drivers and passengers know and understand their rights.
When it comes to Uber and Lyft accidents, they are very complex. This is why it is always best to consult with an expert who is familiar with the laws in place to protect the victims involved. At the Law Offices of Mauro Fiore, Jr., our team has successfully recovered millions on behalf of our clients. We know how difficult it is dealing with the repercussions of an accident and we want you to know that we are here to help. You can count on our dedicated team to provide you with the legal help and guidance that you need to get through this trying time. To learn more about how our experienced Uber accident lawyer in Los Angeles can help you recover compensation for your losses, contact us today for a free consultation.
Victims who have been involved in an Uber or Lyft accident may be entitled to the following damages:
If you have been involved in an Uber or Lyft accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. Our Lyft accident lawyer in Los Angeles will be able to help you recover the compensation you need and deserve.
Determining liability in Uber and Lyft accidents is very complicated, which is why it is in your best interest to hire an Uber accident attorney to handle the legal issues pertaining to your case. Because there are multiple parties involved, such as yourself, the Uber/Lyft driver, the rideshare company, and the other driver(s) involved, this is where it can become quite complex. But generally, just like other accidents, liability is typically determined based on a person’s negligence. In simpler words, the person who caused harm to the victims will likely be held liable. Our team will do everything it takes to recover evidence in order to find the responsible party liable for their negligence.
There are three separate periods that determine the type of insurance coverage available to victims, which are:
Period 1: The driver is online and awaiting a fare. If the driver is online, awaiting a fare, and has gotten into an accident, there is 50/100/25 in liability coverage for Uber and Lyft. This means there are liability limits of $50,000 per person, $100,000 for bodily injury, and $25,000 for property damage. As for collision coverage, this depends on whether or not the driver has his own collision coverage.
Period 2: The driver has already accepted a fare and is on the way to pick up the passenger. If a driver is in an accident during this period, there is $1 million in liability, uninsured, and underinsured coverage. As for collision coverage, this depends on whether or not the driver has his own collision coverage.
Period 3: The driver has picked up the passenger and is on the way to the destination. During this period, there is $1 million in liability, uninsured, and underinsured coverage. As for collision coverage, this depends on whether or not the driver has his own collision coverage.
If you are a victim who was involved in an accident with an Uber or Lyft, it is important to contact our team as soon as possible. We will provide you with the legal help you need to get through this difficult time. Call today for a free consultation!