There is no question that Uber and Lyft have changed the way we get around. In the past, we had no choice but to use taxies. However, taxis charge too much money therefore discouraged us from taking them. Now that Lyft and Uber have come to existence, it has changed the way use transportation. Lyft and Uber are a car sharing service that allows people to turn on the application and order a car anytime and from any place. The convenience and the friendly user application has appealed to a variety of people. The Ridesharing service has grown exponentially in the past few years. With more drivers on the road, means more vehicles on the road, which in turns, means more accidents. Furthermore, Lyft and Uber take on many drivers, anywhere to 500-600 new drivers per week. Some of these drivers are not adequate drivers, these drivers are trusted to be on the road carrying passengers. The thought itself is a very scary one. Here at The L.A. Law Firm, we have been dealing with Lyft, Uber and other ride sharing and delivery services since they hit the our cell phone applications in 2012. We know how to fight and negotiate the best possible out come for our clients.
If you were a passenger or where hit by a rideshare driver you have a right to get compensate. Drivers working for these companies they have a duty to be safe and take care of their passenagers and other drivers on the road. If you get in to an accident with Lyft, Uber, or any other rideshare or delivery service please take these measures;
When dealing with these rideshare or delivery services one may be confused on how to go about it or what coverage they have. Lyft, Uber, any other rideshare or delivery services have commercial coverages depending on a case by case matter. Coverages they have are as follow:
What type of compensation are recoverable from your Lyft, Uber, any other rideshare and delivery service?
An individual who injures by these Rideshare services may be held liable for a wide variety of damages, including the following:
When does coverage apply to your Rideshare accident?
That is why you need an experienced law firm that is use to handling these new RIDESHARE insurance coverages to get the full value you are owed. We know when coverage is applied to your case - give us a call for a FREE CONSULTATION so you can know if you are coved by these companies and what you can do about.