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Herniated Disc injury to your spine after an auto crash

An auto accident can cause a herniated disc injury to your spine. The impact of a car collision can put pressure to your spine resulting slipped or ruptured discs. These discs protrude and further compress nerves in that area against the spinal wall, producing severe back and neck or leg pain. This kind of back […]

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How a lower back injury can happen in a car crash?

Lower Back Injury

How a lower back injury can happen in a car crash? Well the driver usually sits upright with his spine straight, when a crash happens if there is enough force, his upper body can go backward or forward with the impact depending upon the force’s direction. When spine goes forward with the enough force it […]

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Pre-existing condition being aggravated by a car accident

pre-existing condition being aggravated by a car accident

A pre-existing condition being aggravated by a car accident is a common claim. Though this is something that should be handled quickly, and with the help of an experienced Personal Injury Attorneys. Because if you try making a claim without an attorney, insurance companies will very often put up a big fight regarding exacerbation of […]

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Auto Accident Sciatica

Auto Accident Sciatica

Auto Accident Sciatica can be very unpleasant. If you have a low back pain that extends further down into the extremities, it can be Sciatica. You require the experience of a Harvard Law Graduate Attorney on your side to expect brilliance in legal representation of your personal injury claim. Sciatica is a common type of […]

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Avoid becoming a victim of social media in your accident case

victim of social media in your accident case

How can you avoid becoming a victim of social media in your accident case? What information should be shared & what should remain private? With the help of our tech savvy and accomplished Personal Injury Attorneys at Farahi Law Firm, APC, you can prevent social media from hurting your case. In the United States, 81 […]

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Stay Safe this 4th of July!

The Most dangerous summer holiday

Independence Day is the most dangerous summer holiday for American drivers. More drivers on the road means more accidents. Drivers who are distracted, tired or driving unfamiliar routes are likely to get involved in auto accidents. If you get involved in any accident on the Fourth of July an accomplished personal injury attorney in Los […]

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HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN DESTROY YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

Social Media can destroy your personal injury claim

Social Media can destroy your personal injury claim if not handled cautiously in the event that you have been injured in an accident. An accomplished personal injury attorney in Los Angeles can enable you to choose what data ought to be shared and what ought to stay private so that your social media posts do […]

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INJURED AS A PASSENGER IN AN UBER OR LYFT CRASH

passenger in an Uber or Lyft crash in Los Angeles

Learn who’s liable to pay for your damages and how if injured as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft crash. Injured as a passenger in an Uber or Lyft crash in Los Angeles protect your rights with the experience of a Harvard Law Graduate Attorney on your side and get outstanding legal representation of […]

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Learn how to protect your rights when injured in an Uber or Lyft car crash.

When you’re injured in a Uber or Lyft car crash in Los Angeles you require the experience of Harvard Law Graduate Attorney on your side to expect brilliance in legal representation of your personal injury claim.

Using Uber or Lyft is an extremely common mode of public transportation in a populated state like Los Angeles. These services are less expensive and efficient as well as wards off you miles from issues like parking or tickets and hassles related to motor accident.

Sadly despite the Los Angeles city’s efforts to reduce traffic accidents through its “Vision Zero” policy, which was implemented in 2016 with the stated goal to end all traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2025, the number of accidents and fatalities continue to rise. And with the exponential growth of ridesharing drivers the likelihood of Uber or Lyft accidents in Los Angeles has increased too.

If you are passenger in Uber, Lyft or taxi you are twice likely to suffer more severe injuries as compared to those in other motor vehicles. Have you ever thought what happens when you or loved ones are involved in such accidents?

Who is to be held responsible for the accident?

Who pays for your injury?

Not to worry our expert personal injury and accident attorneys will help you protect your rights.

These accident occurs in two ways either you are a passenger in them or you are being hit by Uber, Lyft or taxi.

> Injured Passenger in Uber, Lyft or Taxi

> Injured when your car hit by Uber, Lyft or taxi or hit as a pedestrian

 According to the Los Angeles Times, for Period 1 (from log-on until match), drivers or the TNC (Transportation Network Company) would buy a basic primary policy, covering $50,000 for death or injury for one person in an accident, $100,000 for all persons and $30,000 for property damage. TNCs would have to purchase excess liability policies covering an additional $200,000 in damages. For the remaining period of time (Periods 2 and 3, from match until the passenger exits the vehicle), the TNC would maintain a $1 million liability and $1 million uninsured/underinsured policy.

If you or your loved one suffered injuries as a passenger in Uber or Lyft accidents, our expert attorneys at Farahi Law Firm, APC are prepared to fight for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve. Call to discuss your case today: (310) 774 4500

 

 

Resources:

  1. https://www.iii.org/article/ride-sharing-and-insurance-qa
  2. http://visionzero.lacity.org