Bronx Uber Accident Lawyers
Rideshare companies like Uber have revolutionized the way people get around in the Bronx. The cost and convenience often exceed that of taxi cabs and provides an easy method of transportation when public transportation is not an option. Unfortunately, Uber drivers are just as likely as any other motorist to make a mistake behind the wheel.
At Douglas and London, we can help you pursue a legal claim following an accident with a rideshare driver– there might be substantial insurance coverage involved. The guidance of an Uber accident lawyer could lead to a successful injury claim and the financial compensation that comes with it.
How negligence contributes to Uber accidents
Any careless or reckless action by an Uber driver can serve as the basis of a personal injury claim if it results in a car accident. Some examples of driver negligence could include:
- Speeding. Uber drivers make more money when they finish a trip quickly. Unfortunately, this means some drivers are prone to speeding. Driving at unsafe speeds is one of the most common factors in motor vehicle accidents.
- Distracted Driving. Uber drivers have a lot of things to keep track of when they are behind the wheel. Not only are they focused on driving, but they are also typically conversing with their passenger and navigating to an unfamiliar destination.
- Intoxicated Driving. Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is dangerous for several reasons. Uber drivers who are intoxicated are more likely to make bad decisions that could lack the response time necessary to avoid a crash.
- Poorly Maintained Vehicle. Unlike with taxi cabs, Uber drivers operate their own vehicles. This means outside of periodic state inspections, these vehicles are not required to go through regular maintenance or inspection. A poorly maintained car could result in a devastating accident.
What a free consultation is worth
At Douglas & London, the initial consultation is always free. We understand that the aftermath of a severe car accident can be confusing, especially when it involves a rideshare operator. Your initial case evaluation is your opportunity to ask questions of an experienced Uber and Lyft accident lawyer. These questions could cover your rights, the strength of your claim, or the amount of time you have to file a claim.
Contact our team of Bronx Uber accident lawyers
It would make no difference if you were a passenger, pedestrian, or motorist. If the negligence of an Uber driver results in your injury, you have the right to pursue a claim for monetary compensation. At Douglas & London, our experienced professionals are ready to answer your questions and assist you with pursuing your injury claim. Call right away to schedule your free case evaluation.