An Uber or Lyft driver usually provides safe transportation of its user or riders. however, an Uber or Lyft driver may sometimes be distracted by app notifications or GPS app guidance systems. Furthermore, fatigue can cause an Uber or Lyft driver to become distracted behind the wheel. These factors can combine with negligence by other motorists and lead to an accident or incident involving an Uber or Lyft driver.



A negligent Uber or Lyft driver on duty for the Uber or Lyft rideshare service may be held legally liable if Uber or Lyft passengers are hurt or suffer losses because of an Uber or Lyft accident. Accident victims need to know that an Uber or Lyft carries insurance which covers compensation for any personal injuries, damages, or losses on behalf of the passenger or passengers.

Uber and Lyft insurance policies can cover up to $1 million in compensation for bodily injury, damage, loss, or wrongful death.

If you, a friend, relative, or someone you know has been involved in an accident during Uber or Lyft ride share, or suffered personal injury due to being crashed into or run over by an Uber or Lyft driver, you may be legally eligible to receive financial compensation to cover medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, car repairs, lost wages, or any other losses as a result of the Uber or Lyft accident incident.



First and foremost, handle the situation in the same way you would for any car accident by staying calm and notifying the proper authorities such as the police and/or medical care units. We recommend that pictures of the Uber or Lyft accident scene, injuries, or damage to property be taken, either by the you or by any uninjured passenger or bystander. Gather the pertinent contact information of the Uber or Lyft driver, as well as the contact information of any witnesses. Another practical thing to do is to take photos of the Uber or Lyft ride receipt, which can be used to support your claim when one of our personal injury attorneys presents the case to the Uber or Lyft insurance company.



Following an Uber or Lyft Accident, it is best for individuals to make sure they can prove that the Uber or Lyft driver was responsible for the accident or property damage. It is best to immediately contact one of our Personal Injuries Attorneys to review your case and assist you in preparing for any legal action.


If you or a loved-one has suffered personal injury, property loss or damage due to the negligence of an Uber or Lyft driver, either as a passenger, driver of another vehicle, bicycle rider, or pedestrian, we strongly suggest you Contact us by completing a Free Case Evaluation form so that you can speak to a Personal Injury Attorney.


The Personal Injury Help Center Can Help

If you have suffered an Uber / Lyft car accident injury caused by the negligence of another driver, The Personal Injury Help Center can help you find the help and resources you need. Our personal injury lawyers, experts and professionals strive for justice and fairness in the form of compensation for victims of accidents brought on by the reckless, careless, negligent, or intentional wrongdoing of another.

We are dedicated to seeking justice and fair financial compensation for those who are facing a future that has been forever altered by the negligent act of another. When you are looking to file an injury claim, you need to know that you have the best working on your side. Our attorneys have been successful in recovering compensation in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients.

When filing an auto accident injury claim, you only have one opportunity to secure a settlement; once you accept an offer, you cannot turn around to get more money if you realize that it will not cover the extent of the damages. To help you better understand what the settlement should cover complete the Free Case Evaluation form and a local personal injury attorney will contact you.

Make sure your car accident injury claim covers all of your medical expenses. This includes hospital bills, rehabilitation, future medical costs, costs of medication, future doctor visits, caretaker costs, and reconstructive surgery.

Make sure the settlement covers monetary damages. This includes property damage or car damage, lost earnings and wages, and future loss of earnings.

Make sure you are compensated for other miscellaneous damages. These include pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and out of pocket expenses.