Uber and Lyft are financially responsible for accidents caused by their rideshare drivers. If you suffered injuries in a rideshare accident in Orlando, the accident lawyers at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine can help you seek a settlement or verdict to pay for your injuries and other damages.
Like all drivers, those who work for rideshare services must exercise reasonable care while behind the wheel. When Uber and Lyft drivers engage in negligent driving, they can injure their passengers or others on the road.
Uber and Lyft Drivers Must Carry Insurance to Pay for Accidents They Cause
If a Lyft or Uber driver’s negligent or careless actions caused your collision, they could owe you compensation for your losses. Just like all Florida motorists, rideshare drivers must carry liability insurance to pay for injuries and property damage they inflict.
According to CS/HB 221, when a rideshare driver logs into a rideshare app, they must have:
- $50,000 in bodily injury liability coverage for injuries caused to one person
- $100,000 in coverage for two or more people’s injuries
- $25,000 in property damage liability
When engaged in a prearranged ride, the mandatory coverage amount jumps to $1 million in liability for all injuries and property damage.
Both Uber and Lyft cover their drivers with policies that meet these requirements. When not logged into a rideshare app, drivers’ private auto insurance policies cover their accidents.
For a free legal consultation with a uber and lyft rideshare accidents lawyer serving Orlando, 800-747-3733
What Damages Can You Recover?
Our team is familiar with all types of car accident cases. Our Orlando-area attorneys can help you seek compensation if a rideshare vehicle hits your car or if you suffer injuries while traveling in an Uber or Lyft.
We can help you win awards to pay for your medical care and reimburse you for the time your injuries have caused you to miss work. Depending on your injuries’ severity, treatment, and recovery time, these damages could amount to tens of thousands of dollars.
Our attorneys can help you calculate your medical costs, including adequate compensation for necessary future treatment, such as rehabilitative services or follow-up procedures. We will fight to get you as much compensation as possible. We can also help you seek awards for lost future earnings if you cannot return to work because of your injuries.
If your loved one died because of injuries sustained in a rideshare accident, you can seek economic damages for expenses related to their final medical care. You may also be eligible for compensation for the loss of their financial support and household contributions.
Severe injuries can lead to an overall reduction in life quality, especially if your accident left you with a permanent disability. An attorney familiar with personal injury cases can help you determine a fair amount of compensation for your pain and suffering.
These damages include awards for the physical, mental, and emotional toll of your accident. You could win compensation for conditions like:
- Chronic pain
- Loss of mobility
Allow our rideshare accident lawyers to assist you with your Orlando accident case.
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Our Orlando Accident Attorneys Can Help With Your Rideshare Case
You do not need to feel intimidated about filing a claim against a large corporation like Uber or Lyft. Our firm is not afraid to take on rideshare services or their insurance providers.
We can also help you with a claim against a third party if another driver, vehicle issues, or roadway issues contributed to your crash. No matter who is liable for your accident, we will stand up for you and your best interests.
We Handle All Aspects of Your Case
We understand that dealing with deadlines, paperwork, and talking with insurers may be the last thing on your mind right now. We can take care of this so that you can focus on your health and your family. We will:
- Obtain evidence, such as witness testimony, police reports, and crash site data to prove negligence
- Collect your medical bills, wage records, and other documentation proving your financial losses
- Review your settlement offers
- Fight for you during negotiations
- Regularly update you on the progress of your case
We Pay Attention to the Statute of Limitations
While we will do our best to resolve your case as quickly as possible and avoid going to court, we can take legal action if it is necessary to get you the awards you are entitled to. Working through an insurance claim and building a case requires time. Contact our firm before the statute of limitations runs out.
According to Florida Statutes §95.11(3)(a), you generally have four years from when you were injured to file a personal injury lawsuit. Florida Statute § 95.11(4)(d) establishes a two-year time limit for filing a wrongful death lawsuit. The clock on the statute begins at your loved one’s time of death.
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Our team has helped clients in Orlando and throughout Florida pursue the compensation they deserve. We know what it takes to build a successful personal injury case, and we understand what car accident victims are going through. We go the extra mile to meet our clients’ needs and get them back on their feet.
If you work with one of our attorneys, we will not collect a fee unless we win your case.
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