As a passenger in an Uber/Lyft rideshare accident, you have a right to seek compensation. Awards may cover the cost of your medical treatment, along with other losses. Our Gainesville Uber/Lyft rideshare accidents lawyers can recover what you deserve.
Bogin, Munns & Munns can file your claim or lawsuit while you focus on getting better.
We Work on a Contingency-Fee Basis
To help you and your family access legal representation, we take personal injury cases on a contingency-fee basis. We don’t charge injury victims upfront fees to start their cases. Hourly fees don’t apply, either. We take a percentage of any compensation we recover on your behalf.
This way, you don’t have to risk further financial setbacks to access our legal services. You also know we will work hard on your case, as our payment depends on it.
To consult with an experienced uber and lyft rideshare accident lawyer serving Gainesville, call 855-686-6752
You Have a Limited Time to File a Lawsuit in Florida
According to Florida Statutes § 95.11(3)(a), you generally have four years to file a lawsuit. You have less time (two years) to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Keep in mind that this may be the best option for pursuing compensation, especially if insurance matters get complicated.
We can help you abide by any deadlines as long as you give us ample time to act.
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A Settlement or Verdict Can Help with Your Recovery
You deserve to recover compensation that addresses your injuries. Beginning medical treatment as soon as possible can help you reach maximum medical improvement (MMI), but this care is expensive. You should not have to foot the bill if someone else caused your accident.
A settlement or verdict can account for your injury-related losses. You can file an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit to recoup your expenses. You may recover a variety of damages, such as:
- Immediate medical treatment, such as ambulatory care and surgeries
- Ongoing medical care, such as prescription medications and specialist visits
- In-home aid
- Home modifications
- Medical equipment
- Lost wages
- Reduced future earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of quality of life
- Scarring and disfigurement
We can calculate both your economic and non-economic damages to ensure you seek fair compensation. We can consult your physicians, specialists, and other medical experts to substantiate your claim.
We Help Wrongful Death Claimants Recover Damages
If you lost a loved one, we want you to focus on spending time with your family and doing other things you enjoy. Now is not the time to manage a complex injury case on your own. While you honor your loved one’s memory, our wrongful death team will pursue:
- Funeral expenses
- Your loved one’s income
- Your loved one’s medical bills for their accident-related injuries
- Your loved one’s pain and suffering
- Lost wages if you took time off work to care for them
- Loss of consortium
We can calculate your damages so you can grieve in peace with your family.
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What Makes Uber/ Lyft Rideshare Accidents Unique?
Unlike other auto accidents, rideshare accidents involve unique circumstances. For instance, if you suffered harm as another motorist, you can file a claim with your own insurance provider. Matters change if you were hurt as a passenger. There, you could:
File a Claim With the Rideshare Company’s Insurer
If the rideshare driver was logged into the app, you can usually make a claim with the rideshare company’s insurer. Specifically, their provider would be liable if:
- The driver was en route to a destination with a passenger.
- The driver was on their way to pick up a passenger.
- The driver was idling, waiting to pair up with a passenger.
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Uber and Lyft’s Policy Limits
- $50,000 for bodily injury (per person)
- $100,000 for bodily injury (per accident)
- $25,000 for property damage (per accident)
This coverage usually kicks in after the driver exhausts their personal insurance coverage. If the driver is en route to pick up a passenger or on an active trip, the company’s insurance covers:
- Up to $1,000,000 in third-party liability
- Uninsured/underinsured motorist bodily injury and/or first-party injury insurance
- Contingent comprehensive and collision, usually up to the actual cash value of the car with a $2,500 deductible
When a Driver’s Personal Insurance Applies
For both rideshare companies, drivers must use their personal insurance coverage whenever the app is off. Still, insurers can give you a tough time, especially when the driver is waiting to match up with a passenger. Insurers can go back and forth, denying liability and claims.
When this happens, our Gainesville Uber/Lyft rideshare accidents attorneys can step in on your behalf. We can conduct our own investigation into the collision to determine fault. We can then use evidence to counter an adjuster’s findings and counter an undervalued or denied claim.
We’re Prepared to Address Each of Your Case’s Challenges
Our firm has decades of experience advocating for injured people. During that time, we’ve managed many challenges – some of which our clients thought were insurmountable.
We are ready to help if:
- The insurance company denies your claim.
- The rideshare company disputes liability.
- The at-fault driver impedes the legal process.
- You’re not sure what your damages are worth.
- You’re unsure of how to file a claim.
With evidence, we can counter each of these challenges and pursue what you need.
See What Bogin, Munns & Munns Can Do For You
You don’t have to hassle with the legal process on top of healing from your injuries. One of our Gainesville Uber/Lyft rideshare accidents lawyers can handle your case from start to finish. You can focus on your health instead.
To begin your free, no-obligation consultation, call us at (855) 686-6752. We can discuss your case and explore your legal options for compensation. The sooner we get started, the better. As noted, strict deadlines apply to your case.