If you have been involved in an Uber or Lyft accident, you are entitled to file a claim for any injuries or damages that you sustained. This goes for both passengers and rideshare drivers. Because Uber and Lyft are still fairly new companies, insurance companies and courts are still attempting to catch up with regulations for these businesses. Rideshare accidents can become complicated very fast because many companies have yet to implement policies that accommodate the needs of rideshare drivers and their passengers.
Rideshare companies use freelance drivers who are considered independent contractors to provide transportation services to customers through an app on their smartphone. The rides are generally convenient and inexpensive, which has made rideshare services popular among consumers. Although the process may sound simple enough, there are still major concerns about how these companies operate, how their drivers are screened, and the type of protection that is provided to customers involved in an accident.
Uber and Lyft both have $1 million insurance policies that cover accident injuries involving one of their vehicles. However, these polices have certain restrictions that can make it difficult for you to collect fair compensation.
Rideshare insurance policies generally cover:
- Rideshare passengers
- Rideshare drivers
- Injuries caused by the fault of the rideshare driver
Get Help with Your Accident Case
After you have been involved in an Ube or Lyft accident, you should seek medical attention to have your injuries diagnosed and treated. Once you have been cleared by a doctor, you should contact our experienced team of car accident attorneys in Sapulpa. We have years of experience dealing with all sorts of car accidents and we can help guide you through the legal process. Our legal team will investigate the circumstances of your accident and determine an appropriate legal strategy that will protect your rights and interests.
Give us a call today at (918) 721-0998, or contact our Sapulpa personal injury lawyers to set up your free initial consultation. We are here to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.