If the accident happened while you were on a trip and your driver is at fault, Uber and Lyft have insurance coverage up to $1 million dollars that will cover you. If you file a lawsuit, you must sue the at-fault driver and not Uber or Lyft directly, as well as the driver’s insurance company. The main reason that companies have these policies in effect is because most drivers will not be able to reimburse or pay your medical bills. If another driver is responsible for the accident, the other driver’s personal insurance will be responsible first. Both Uber and Lyft have uninsured motorist policies as well.
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What You Can Do If Uber Denies Responsibility for Your Accident
After pressing the Uber icon on your smartphone and entering your information, you can usually relax and wait for the driver to pick you up. But, you are essentially accepting a ride from a complete stranger. Although Uber has stated that they conduct background checks and vehicle screenings, the fa... Read More »
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN UBER CAR ACCIDENTS AND OTHER CAR ACCIDENTS?
in an Uber accident is different than being in other car accidents in
the following ways:
drivers are independent contractors, not Uber employees. If you were
a passenger in an Uber car during an accident, you may be entitled
to compensation by both the driver’s insurance p... Read More »
MAKING AN ACCIDENT CLAIM AGAINST UBER OR LYFT
You can make a claim against Uber or Lyft if you were injured in an accident. If the Uber or Lyft driver was not at fault, you may still be entitled to recover compensation for your injuries. Uber uses a three-part insurance structure to cover their drivers and any passengers during each trip. Readm... Read More »
UBER AND LYFT ACCIDENTS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft offer a relatively new method of transportation that is making it easier and less expensive.Accidents involving ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft differ from other accidents. This is because in those cases, drivers are not considered employees of the r... Read More »
THE TOP 7 CAUSES OF UBER ACCIDENTS
Uber is becoming increasingly popular. However, with its growing popularity, the frequency of Uber accidents is also on the rise. Many factors are responsible for this. Here is a list of the top seven causes of Uber accidents:Distracted driving:Talking with passengers, reaching out for something, et... Read More »
WHAT HAPPENS IF AN UBER DRIVER HITS A PEDESTRIAN?
Have you been injured after being hit by an Uber driver while crossing an intersection or sidewalk? You have the right to file a claim against the driver.Your Uber accident claim would proceed just like any car accident claim. To recover compensation for your injuries, you may file a claim with the... Read More »
AM I PROTECTED AS A PASSENGER IN AN UBER OR LYFT ACCIDENT?
Uber and Lyft Companies are expanding at a rapid pace. Because of the convenience they provide, they have become a popular means of transportation for many people around the world. In fact, the Uber and Lyft companies have changed the world’s transportation options.If you are a frequent Uber or Ly... Read More »