Frequently Asked Questions
Let the Ladva Law Firm be Your Uber/Lyft Car Accident Lawyer
If you have been in an accident in any capacity with a rideshare vehicle, let the Ladva Law Firm help guide you through the process of getting the deserved compensation for you and your car. We are one of the leading firms taking on this new industry as it differs from getting into an accident with public transit vehicles or a taxi. These companies are growing in popularity, and their “cars” are all over San Francisco, CA and the rest of the Bay Area. It can be challenging to understand who to go after in a court case, but the Ladva Law Firm is your Uber/Lyft car accident lawyers, and we will work hard to make sure you and your car are taken care of after being in an accident with a rideshare transport. Below we have answered some frequently asked questions for during and after you get into a collision.
FAQs About Uber/Lyft Car Accidents and Getting Protection
What is the first thing I should do after being in a car accident with an Uber or Lyft driver?
The first thing you should feel obligated to do is pull your car over the best you can and stop. This gets you out of the way of traffic and allows you to take a moment to assess the damage to yourself and your car. It also gives you a chance to call the police to assist you and the person, vehicle, or object you hit, or were hit by, in your car. No matter how small the incident, it is always useful for insurance purposes that you have a legal record of the accident. After that, you will want to get out of your car, if it is safe, to go over the damage and speak with the other person, or people, involved with the accident. If the person that hit you was actively driving for Uber or Lyft at the time of the accident, be sure to not only get their information and the car’s, but also their driver number and other work-related information. Make sure you find out if they had their app turned on our not and if they had accepted a ride in their program. This will also be important information to have when taking them to court for damages and filing insurance claims.
The person that hit me does not have insurance; what should I do?
Luckily, we will not have to worry about this situation happening when getting into an accident with someone who is driving for Uber or Lyft. Under the working agreement, the driver must have active insurance to drive for them, but the companies themselves also have insurance policies in place to help cover their driver, you, and your car in case of accidents. Uber, for example, has a $1 million policy. Even with this policy, though, you should reach out to the Ladva Law Firm in San Francisco, CA if you get into an accident in the Bay Area. We will ensure you get the compensation deserved and file all of the proper claims.
What damages can I seek in my personal injury lawsuit?
When you hire the Ladva Law Firm in San Francisco or Fremont, we will represent you and make sure you get the compensation deserved. That doesn’t only cover you and your car. We will also help get you money for lost time at work and the emotional turmoil you have suffered due to their negligence on the road.
How do I know how much my personal injury case is worth?
There is no way to tell how much your personal injury lawsuit is worth at first, but once you hire the Ladva Law Firm you can count on us to get you the most possible for your injuries, repairs, emotional suffering, and time lost at your job. This industry is still relatively new and navigating with them in the legal system can be tricky, but we are on your side. We want to bring justice to victims, and if you don’t receive the recovery you are seeking, then we don’t charge you our fees.
How can an Uber/Lyft car accident lawyer help me?
The Ladva Law Firm is one of the leading law firms in the Bay Area who are prepared to take on these companies. We have experience winning cases when there is a rideshare driver with Uber or Lyft that has caused an accident. Let us use that understanding to help get you the money deserved for you and your car. We aim to bring justice back to the roads while fighting with integrity, compassion, and strength.
San Francisco, CA is Protected in Uber/Lyft Car Accidents
Whether you were in an Uber or Lyft as a passenger when the wreck occurred, or they hit you while driving, parked, riding a bike, walking, or there was a death involved, call the Ladva Law Firm for help. We are at the forefront of cases like these involving the still new rideshare program and serve justice for you and your car. Call us today and receive a free consultation to see how we can help you as your Uber/Lyft car accident lawyer.
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