There are many people working with rideshare services like Uber and Lyft.
Many vehicles are all around South Florida providing numerous rides to their passengers. Just like any time you get on the road, there are chances an accident could happen.
There are different things to consider when a rideshare driver is involved in an accident. There are different rules for these people concerning the medical expenses, property damage, personal injuries and other damages.
Uber & Lyft Comparable to Taxis?
When you first look at rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, it may seem like they are treated how taxis are treated. There are many people that assume that rideshare services are treated how taxis are treated.
Taxes are treated differently than rideshare companies. Due to complicated insurance law and employment issues involved rideshare companies, they are not treated like taxis. Depending on the facts surrounding the accident, the rules can be very complicated.
Uber/Lyft Rideshare Liability
A rideshare driver’s liability insurance coverage can be around $25,000 to $1,000,000. The range coverage is due to certain facts and events. These rules, and regulations around this coverage is not easily navigated. There are clear scenarios in determining to correct person to sue and the multiple coverage limits.
However, you do not have to navigate this alone. We are very experience in rideshare traffic law and can help you if you were hit by an Uber or Lyft. Even if you were a passenger, we can help.
Contact Smith and Vanture and put your mind at ease. We can deal with the Uber or Lyft, the insurance. Your main concern should be relaxing and recovering from your injuries. We want to make sure you get everything you deserve, and will will not let the insurance companies take advantage of you, leaving you responsible for your medical bills.
Whatever you do, please talk to an attorney before you talk to an insurance company about your Lyft or Uber accident. The insurance company’s job is to pay you the least amount of money, we want to make sure you are taken care of during your time of need.
Anyone in southern Florida who has a personal injury legal issue pending should contact Smith & Vanture, LLP for a full free injury claim evaluation. Always retain an attorney who can get you what you deserve for your injury.