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Uber / Lyft Accident: Navigating the Road to Recovery

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Ride-sharing services like Uber / Lyft have revolutionized the way we get around. They offer convenience, accessibility, and often a cost-effective alternative to traditional taxi services. However, as the popularity of these services grows, so does the number of Uber or Lyft Accidents. If you or a loved one has been involved in such an accident, you need experienced legal representation to protect your rights and seek fair compensation.

At Fielding Law, we understand the unique complexities of Uber and Lyft accident cases. Our dedicated personal injury attorneys are here to guide you through the process, advocate for your rights, and help you on your journey to recovery.

Why Choose Fielding Law for Your Uber / Lyft Accident?

Specialized Expertise: Fielding Law possesses extensive experience in handling Uber and Lyft accident cases. We are well-versed in the unique challenges these cases present, including determining liability and insurance coverage.

Proven Track Record: Our success is not just measured by the number of cases we handle but by the positive outcomes we achieve for our clients. Past settlements and verdicts have provided financial relief for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

Compassionate Advocacy: We understand the physical and emotional toll Uber and Lyft accidents can take on victims and their families. Our attorneys offer compassionate support, working tirelessly to alleviate your stress and guide you through the legal process.

Thorough Investigation: Fielding Law leaves no stone unturned when building your case. We conduct meticulous investigations, gather evidence, consult experts, and reconstruct the accident to establish liability.

Personalized Strategies: We recognize that each Uber or Lyft accident case is unique. Fielding Law tailors legal strategies to your specific circumstances, ensuring the best possible outcome for your claim.

Common Types of Uber / Lyft Accidents

Uber and Lyft accidents can occur in various ways, including:

Rear-end Collisions: Often caused by distracted or negligent drivers, rear-end collisions can result in injuries to passengers in Uber or Lyft vehicles.

Intersection Accidents: Accidents at intersections can lead to T-bone collisions and severe injuries, particularly when drivers fail to yield the right of way.

Rideshare Driver Negligence: Accidents can occur due to the negligence of the Uber or Lyft driver, such as running a red light or speeding.

Pedestrian Accidents: Uber or Lyft vehicles can strike pedestrians while picking up or dropping off passengers.

Distracted Driving: Accidents can result from distracted driving by the rideshare driver, such as texting or using a mobile phone.

What happens after an accident?

What to Do After an Uber / Lyft Accident

If you have been involved in an Uber or Lyft accident, taking the following steps can help protect your rights and strengthen your potential claim:

1. Prioritize Your Health: Seek immediate medical attention, even if your injuries seem minor. Delaying medical care can jeopardize both your health and your claim.

2. Document the Accident: Take photos and videos of the accident scene, your injuries, and any damage to vehicles involved. Include date and time stamps on your photos.

3. Gather Information: Obtain the rideshare driver’s name, contact information, and insurance details. Record the vehicle’s license plate number and model.

4. Contact the Authorities: Call the police to report the accident and ensure that a formal accident report is filed.

5. Collect Witness Information: If there were any witnesses to the accident, obtain their contact information, including full name, phone number, and email address.

6. Preserve Evidence: Keep any clothing or personal items that may have been damaged in the accident as evidence.

7. Do Not Provide Statements: Avoid giving statements to insurance adjusters or signing any documents without consulting an attorney. Insurance companies may use your statements against you.

8. Consult an Attorney: Contact an experienced personal injury attorney at Fielding Law by calling 833.88.SHARK for a free, confidential consultation. An attorney can assess your case, discuss your rights, and provide guidance on the next steps.

Hiring an attorney is a crucial step in protecting your rights and ensuring that you receive the compensation you deserve after an Uber / Lyft accident.

Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Attorney After an Accident

Hiring a personal injury attorney is essential after an Uber or Lyft accident. Here is why legal representation is crucial:

Legal Expertise: Uber and Lyft accident cases involve complex issues related to liability and insurance coverage. An experienced attorney understands the intricacies of these cases.

Investigation: Attorneys have the resources and expertise to conduct thorough investigations into Uber and Lyft accidents. They gather crucial evidence, interview witnesses, consult experts, and reconstruct the accident scene to build a compelling case.

Negotiation Skills: Dealing with rideshare companies’ insurers can be challenging. Attorneys are skilled negotiators who can advocate for your rights and ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries and losses.

Legal Strategy: Attorneys develop personalized legal strategies tailored to your unique circumstances. They understand that each Uber or Lyft accident case is different and will work to maximize your chances of success.

Peace of Mind: When you hire an attorney, you gain a dedicated advocate who can handle the legal complexities while you focus on your recovery and well-being.

Fielding Law: Your Trusted Partner in Uber / Lyft Accident Cases

At Fielding Law, we are committed to helping you seek justice and recover the compensation you deserve after an Uber or Lyft accident. Our experienced attorneys are here to guide you through the legal process, protect your rights, and ensure your well-being.

Do not wait to take action. Contact Fielding Law at 833.88.SHARK for a free, confidential consultation. Your path to justice and healing starts here.

Frequently Asked Questions After an Uber / Lyft Accident

How does insurance work in Uber/Lyft accidents?
Rideshare companies usually provide insurance coverage, but it can vary depending on the driver's status (waiting for a ride, en route to pick up, or during the ride). Additionally, the driver's personal insurance may come into play.
Can I sue the rideshare company for damages?
In certain situations, you may have a case against the rideshare company, especially if their driver was negligent. Consult with an attorney to assess the specifics of your situation.
What should I do immediately after an Uber/Lyft accident?
After ensuring everyone's safety, gather information such as driver details, witnesses, and take photos. Seek medical attention promptly. Contact the rideshare company and report the accident.
Who is responsible for my medical bills after an Uber/Lyft accident?
The at-fault party's insurance typically covers medical bills. If the rideshare driver is at fault, their insurance or the rideshare company's insurance may be involved.

Took care of us after our accident. Went above and beyond to check in and make sure we were ok. Great personal touch and service.

Colby

I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Fielding in the past, and I cannot recommend him and his team enough. They're true professionals from intake to close outs, and will make sure a difficult process goes as smoothly as possible. All-around great guy and one heck of an attorney.

Mia

As a fellow Arizona attorney, my interactions with Fielding Law was top notch. Both attorneys and support staff were friendly and helpful. Plus, their office in Tempe is brand new and very cool.

Allan

It was great to have Clark and his team in our corner. We were t-boned by someone that ran a red light. However, while we were being taken to the hospital, the other driver told the police that it was our fault. With things not looking good, Clark was able to get our side of the story reported to the police, deal with all the doctors and insurance people and get us a settlement. They went above and beyond what we thought was possible. Can’t imagine dealing with this nightmare without Clark and his team.

Regina

It was great to have Clark and his team in our corner. We were t-boned by someone that ran a red light. However, while we were being taken to the hospital, the other driver told the police that it was our fault. With things not looking good, Clark was able to get our side of the story reported to the police, deal with all the doctors and insurance people and get us a settlement. They went above and beyond what we thought was possible. Can’t imagine dealing with this nightmare without Clark and his team.

Regina