Did you experience a ridesharing accident such as Uber or Lyft? Contact Malloy Law Offices, LLC today!
What happens when you’re involved in a ridesharing accident such as Uber or Lyft? The rival of these ride hailing companies generated 1,100 more motor vehicle fatalities per year in the United States. Additionally, these companies have changed the transportation industry drastically. They are very convenient, reliable and easy to use. However, they are not always 100% safe. Just like any other vehicle operator, these ridesharing drivers can put you at risk when they are on the road.
As passengers, we put trust in our drivers to take us to our destinations as safely as possible. Unfortunately, car accidents happen everyday in the United States. The first thing you should do is to check if everyone in the vehicle is okay and safe. Next, check if there isn’t any bodily harm on yourself and everyone inside the vehicle. To examine any bodily harm, ask yourself:
Next, it is crucial to gather as much information as possible when a car accident occurs. This includes:
The insurance policies of Uber and Lyft can be complex and it all depends on the cases. Since they offer their own insurance policy, it is a very limited value because it all depends on the driver’s time which is divided into three periods:
Their insurance policy will cover all of the damages and its limitations varies by state. In addition, whether if the driver is at fault or not the damages will be reimbursed if the accidents happens in the middle of the ride. Further, the general damages that will be covered are medical expenses, property damages, loss wages, and wrongful death.
Here at Malloy Law Offices, LLC, we understand the frustrations our clients experience when these unexpected events happen. Share your story and we will drive success. Click here If you would like to view more on how our attorneys handle these scenarios. Lastly, call (888) 607-8690 for a free consultation.