Uber & Lyft Accidents in New York
Speak with Our Brooklyn Car Accident Attorney
Ridesharing has become a popular way to commute and avoid driving while
under the influence of alcohol. However, what happens when a rideshare
driver is involved in a collision? Who is held responsible if you were
to sustain an injury? While this is still a relatively new type of
car accident claim, our Brooklyn personal injury lawyer at
Belushin Law Firm, P.C. has the knowledge and experience to help you navigate through the complexities
of the state legal system.
Have questions about your Uber or Lyft accident? Call us at (888) 918-9890
for trusted, legal services.
Who Is Responsible?
As long as you have a driver’s license, personal auto insurance,
a working vehicle, and meet other requirements, potentially anyone can
become an Uber or Lyft driver. Many of these people lack the proper training
and experience to transport clients. They also rely on navigation devices
or their cellphones to get where they need to go, which can be a distraction.
Uber or Lyft accidents claims are different compared to a normal car accident
claim. For example, Uber considers their drivers as independent contractors
as opposed to employees, which gives them the opportunity to deny
injury claims, specifically when the driver switches his Uber app “off.”
However, when the app is on and the driver is available, Uber’s
contingent liability coverage and the driver’s personal insurance
may be accessed. Lyft possesses similar insurance policies, depending
if the driver is actively working or not.
Ready to Recover Your Entitled Compensation
Our Brooklyn car accident lawyer offers relentless and personalized legal
solutions for all of our clients. With over a decade of experience, we have
recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients. Do not hesitate to receive the legal assistance
necessary to fully recover from your injuries.
Contact Belushin Law Firm and schedule a
free consultation today.