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Injured in Uber or Lyft Car Crash Los Angeles

Injured in Uber or Lyft Car Crash Los Angeles

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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