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Injured in a Rideshare Crash and Don’t Know What to Do?

Attorney Zach Herschensohn has the answers

If you’ve been injured in a rideshare crash, attorney Zach Herschensohn can handle every aspect of your case so that you aren’t left trying to figure out how to sort through the chaos while you recover. The Herschensohn Law Firm, PLLC has earned millions in settlements and verdicts for injury victims throughout the Seattle metro area and understands how to win complex car accident cases involving Lyft and Uber. Let a knowledgeable and experienced Kent Uber accident attorney get you maximum compensation. Contact us today for your free consultation.

Using a rideshare service is easy, but if you’ve been injured in an Uber accident, things can quickly become complex. Depending on the specific details of your crash, you may have to deal with multiple insurance companies who care more about protecting their profits than providing you with fair compensation. You’re injured, out of work, overwhelmed, and losing faith that you’ll ever be able to move on from your accident.

Let someone else take on the stress. Zach Herschensohn has a firm grasp on how to handle rideshare accident claims and will work tirelessly to resolve your case as quickly possible. He is a tough negotiator who will take a firm stance with the insurance company to get you the compensation you deserve. If the time comes, he is also ready and willing to take your case to court and advocate for your needs in front of a judge and jury. In fact, he flourishes in that role as an aggressive and experienced trial attorney.

What happens if you get in an Uber accident?

Whether you were injured in an Uber accident as a passenger or as another driver, figuring out whose insurance policy is responsible for damages can be confusing. Coverage depends on the status of the Uber driver at the time of the accident and the specific details of your crash. Different scenarios include:

  • The Uber driver is offline and not available for ride requests: If the Uber driver is off duty and not logged into the app, the driver’s personal insurance policy would handle any accidents caused by the driver during this time period. This can create problems if you’ve been badly injured and the Uber driver’s personal insurance policy fails to cover all your accident-related expenses.
  • The Uber driver is on duty and available for ride requests: When an Uber driver is logged into the app and is available for ride requests, the driver is covered by Uber’s limited liability insurance coverage. This policy covers up to $25,000 in property damage and has a bodily injury limit of $50,000 per person, with a per-accident limit of $100,000.
  • The Uber driver is on duty and has accepted a ride request: If the Uber driver is logged into the app and on their way to pick up a passenger, they are covered by Uber’s $1 million insurance policy. That means if an Uber driver hits your car and you’re injured as a result, this policy can be triggered to compensate you for your damages. It also applies to pedestrians who are hit and injured by Uber drivers.
  • The Uber driver is on duty and is carrying a passenger: Just like when the Uber driver is on their way to pick up a passenger, if the driver is on duty and carrying a passenger, that means they are covered by Uber’s $1 million insurance policy up until they drop off their passenger.

Let Herschensohn Law Firm, PLLC take the wheel

If you’ve been injured in a Lyft or Uber accident, it’s important to get the help you need so you don’t miss out on the compensation you deserve. You don’t want to waste time talking with the wrong insurance company or bury yourself in the nuance of the claims process. You definitely don’t want to take a cash settlement that ends up falling short of your needs, or even worse, get stuck in a battle with an insurance company that wants to offer you nothing at all.

Let our law firm deal with it instead. Attorney Zach Herschensohn has experience handling complicated claims involving rideshare accidents and will fight to get you maximum compensation. Best of all, you don’t pay anything unless we win. That’s because we will represent you on a contingency fee basis. Learn what Herschensohn Law Firm can do for you. Contact us today for your free consultation.

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