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Have You Been Injured In An Uber Or Lyft Accident In California?

Driving in Los Angeles and San Diego, CA can be a risky adventure. For many reasons, the majority of people have turned to rideshares as their way of transportation. With billions of dollars in marketing, Uber and Lyft have grown substantially. Uber and Lyft have become the more predominant rideshare companies in the on-demand transportation area in Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA.

Uber and Lyft drivers like the ability to set their own schedule and the access to the quick money it can make them. Passengers of Uber and Lyft like the ease of the app and the ability to get from place to place and not have to worry about driving around with the masses. With so many people turning to Uber and Lyft, the traffic volume has largely increased, which in turn has led to an increase in traffic accidents, injuries, and even fatalities.

Wondering Who Is Liable For Your Rideshare Accident Injuries?

Uber and Lyft classify their drivers as independent contractors. Uber and Lyft even require their drivers to have their own insurance policies. However, Uber and Lyft have and carry the same type of auto insurance coverage as their drivers. Uber and Lyft’s insurance coverage starts when the driver starts the rideshare app and continues until the driver has dropped off all passengers who accepted the trip.

Because Uber and Lyft drivers are considered independent contractors and require their drivers to have their own insurance, Uber and Lyft will tend to try and avoid any liability for accidents caused by their drivers if they can. However, legally, if the driver is at fault, Uber insurance covers liability, collision, and medical. If the driver is not at fault, Uber insurance covers liability, collision, uninsured/underinsured, and medical. Nevertheless, if you are injured as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft, there are legal solutions, and you should not hesitate to obtain those solutions.

The Law Offices Of Brett C. Drouet Are Here To Help

Recovering damages can be complicated in an Uber and Lyft accident. Even trying to figure out who is at fault in an Uber and Lyft accident can be difficult. Too many factors and persons can make determining who is at fault a daunting and complicated task. This makes having the right Uber accidents lawyer and Lyft accidents lawyer vital.

If you have been injured in an accident with Uber or Lyft, it is imperative that you work with an experienced Uber and Lyft accident claim lawyer. If you are the driver of an Uber and Lyft and you are injured, you could be entitled to compensation if you are unable to work due to your injuries.

Brett C. Drouet is a highly experienced Uber Lyft accident injury lawyer. Brett is well-versed in negligence law and in the insurance rules that govern Uber and Lyft accidents in the Los Angeles and San Diego, CA area. He is also a knowledgeable Uber Lyft accident compensation lawyer.

Reach out to the Law Offices of Brett C. Drouet and let him guide you through this complex venture and give you peace of mind that you are being taken care of by an experienced.

Brett C. Drouet, Esq.

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