It makes sense that taxicabs are involved in lots of accidents. They run all day, making frequent stops and starts, turning into traffic. Drivers often exceed speed limits to get their fare. They get stuck in heavy traffic — downtown, on the interstate, at the airport — and are expected to get through it somehow.
If you were injured as a taxicab passenger, you are likely to be confused. Who do you deal with to get compensation? The cabbie? The cab company, which may have out-of-state owners? Finding the responsible party is not easy, and no one is going to help you do it. Except an experienced taxicab accident lawyer like Eliot Reiner.
These are some of the things that can happen on your ride in a cab:
Finally, if you are a pedestrian, you can be struck down and suffer catastrophic injury.
Taxi companies are not powerless. They have high-powered attorneys to fight off their frequent lawsuits. Eliot Reiner has dealt with these companies and the insurance companies that indemnify them. We know what must be done to wrest maximum compensation from them to pay your bills.
Our firm is not afraid to go after the powerful and hold them accountable for negligent acts. We also represent cab drivers who are injured in the course of their work, including long-term back injuries and pain syndromes.