Who Is Liable For Uber/Lyft Accidents?
Accidents involving an Uber or Lyft driver are more complex than other car accidents. You may be wondering: How do I file a lawsuit for these accidents? Who am I actually suing?
In most cases, Uber and Lyft are not liable for these accidents. Their drivers are classified as independent contractors, meaning they do not represent liability for the company as employees would. However, Uber and Lyft do carry insurance policies for cases like this, which may cover the cost of your injuries.
If you were a passenger in an Uber/Lyft vehicle that was hit by another car, the other driver might be at fault for the accident. In this case, you may need to pursue compensation from the other driver’s insurance company.
Holding The Correct Parties Accountable
The lawyers at The Andres Lopez Law Firm implement creative legal solutions to complex problems such as Uber/Lyft liability. You can trust our experience and ability to identify the liable parties in your case. We fight aggressively both in and out of court for our clients.
While your recovery process might be lengthy, your financial recovery should not be. Compensation from a personal injury claim should cover the full extent of your medical bills and other costs of the injury such as lost wages. Turn to a firm whose only goal is to fulfill its clients’ needs.
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