Being in an accident while riding in an Uber or Lyft may have you wondering who is at fault, what type of insurance coverage might be available, and how you can receive the compensation to which you might be entitled. At the Law Firm of Jose M. Francisco, we are ready to answer all your questions and concerns. Whether you are an Uber or Lyft driver or a passenger when there was a crash, we are ready to hear your story. Schedule a no-obligation consultation today and let us explain to you the legal options that are available. You need an expert negotiator by your side. Here are some ways we can help.
If You Are a Passenger
As a passenger in an Uber or Lyft accident, you should report the crash to the rideshare company through their app. Seek medical attention and reach out to our office as soon as possible. You may be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries and losses resulting from the accident. We can help you if you have any questions about your claim and will fight to get you the maximum compensation.
If You Are the Driver
Rideshare drivers who are in an accident while on duty must report the accident to their company using the appropriate forms. You should also contact your insurance carrier. Our Uber and Lyft accident attorneys will be able to help you understand your legal options. Let us build a strong case for your defense.
If You Are a Third Party
If you are a pedestrian or the driver of another vehicle and are hit by an Uber or Lyft, report the crash to the rideshare company through their app. After seeking medical attention, call our offices to understand your legal options and how to negotiate with the insurance company of the party at fault. We are here to offer you the legal representation you need now.
Know How to Act When You Are in An Uber or Lyft Accident
You have legal rights after being in an accident through no fault of your own and it is important to know how to act at that time to preserve your rights. These are some important steps you should take at that time:
- Call 911 and seek medical attention as soon as you can.
- Report the accident to the rideshare company through their app.
- Document the scene by taking photos of your injuries, of the cars and their damage, and of anything that might have contributed to the crash.
- Get your driver’s contact information and take note of the make, model, and license plate of the car.
- Refuse any premature offers from the rideshare company until you have had the opportunity to talk to your Uber and Lyft accident attorney from the Law Offices of Jose M. Francisco.
We will review all the facts of your case, collect all evidence, and explain your legal rights to you. We will fight to get you the maximum compensation to which you may be entitled. Call us today.