While ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have made transportation more convenient and affordable than ever, these services have also brought their fair share of liability issues in the event of a car accident. Due to the unconventional structure of these companies, seeking compensation after a crash involving a for-hire driver can be difficult. Who is liable for your injuries? Who will pay for your medical bills? At Eliot Reiner APLC, our Sacramento Uber car accident lawyer understands the laws that surround your situation and can help you pursue compensation for your suffering.
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Like any car accident, there is more than likely a responsible party that can be held accountable for their negligent actions. Determining who this responsible party is, however, can be tricky. Uber and Lyft are classified as technology companies rather than transportation companies, as they merely provide the technology to help connect riders with drivers. As such, in most cases, individuals who are injured in collisions caused by Uber drivers must pursue a claim against the driver’s personal auto insurance policy.
Depending on the circumstances surrounding your crash, you may have grounds to pursue compensation for the following damages:
Since the laws regarding liability for ridesharing accidents are still developing, it is important you consult with our firm as soon as possible to determine the most appropriate course of action to pursue. Upon a detailed examination of the facts of your accident, we can negotiate with the involved insurance companies and fight for maximum compensation on your behalf.
Nobody should be left to deal with the consequences of another person’s negligence on their own. At Eliot Reiner, APLC, our Sacramento personal injury lawyer understands the struggles that a sudden injury can place on a person and their family and is prepared to do everything within his power to help you pursue the financial resources you need for your recovery. With personalized advocacy and an unshakable dedication to preserving your wellbeing, your case is sure to be in excellent hands.
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