Services like Uber and Lyft are still relatively new, especially with regard to the law. There are still a number of issues that have yet to be decided and that are likely to change.
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The rise of ride-sharing services has increased traffic deaths by 2% to 3% in the US since 2011, equivalent to as many as 1,100 mortalities a year, according to a new study from the University of Chicago and Rice University.
We have a crack team of car accident professionals prepared to build a winning case and make sure you get every penny you deserve from the careless driver’s insurance company.
Like all motor vehicle collisions, rideshare collisions can produce an assortment of problems that are more serious, more complicated, and more emotional than you might have expected.
Sometimes I see insurance companies refer to motor vehicle collisions as “fender benders,” and I know perfectly well why they do this. They do it to trivialize the human costs of these crashes, but if you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle collision, then you already know that they cause some very real problems for their victims, including:
Health Problems. When you have been injured in a rideshare accident, you need to get all of the treatment that your doctor recommends. It is especially important to get any imaging studies that he or she requests. It is important for your recovery, and it is important evidence of your injury.
Financial Problems. Due to medical bills, lost wages, or additional (and unexpected) child care expenses, you may quickly find yourself in a financial pinch.
Legal Problems. When you have been injured in a rideshare accident, you may have a variety of legal issues arise that are not easy to navigate alone. You probably have questions about which insurance policies cover you. You may have questions about who you should speak to or give recorded statements to? Are there some people that you have a duty to speak to?
But there is another type of problem that is perhaps scarier than any of the types of problems listed above. It is the Hidden Problem. You simply don’t know what you don’t know.
When you make a distracted driver claim, you are surrounded by traps for the unwary. On the page below (and throughout this website), you will find information that will educate you as to some of the issues that you are likely to face in your personal injury claim.
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