Los Angeles Uber Accident Attorney
Fighting for Victims of Uber Accidents
The rise of the ridesharing industry has also meant the rise of ridesharing accidents. Whether you are a driver, rider, or pedestrian, being involved in one of these accidents is never okay. Because this industry is so new, it can be hard to hold the right person accountable, and make sure you are getting the justice you deserve.
This is why you should consider hiring an experienced Los Angeles Uber accident lawyer to take your case. Uber has grown massively since the company was first founded less than a decade ago, and it’s unfair for the average citizen to have to face their considerable legal resources alone. Before you talk to an insurance adjuster or to the company itself, you should talk to a law firm that can help you gain leverage in negotiations and fight to get you the compensation you deserve.
At Omega Law Group Injury & Accident Attorneys we want to be that law firm. Our professional team has years of experience when it comes to auto accidents and we are dedicated to providing specialized attention and 24/7 availability to each of our clients. If you have been injured in an Uber accident, don’t wait.
Contact an Uber accident attorney at Omega Law Group Injury & Accident Attorneys at (310) 504-1852 today.
More Ridesharing, More Problems
According to a joint study from the University of Chicago and Rice University, ridesharing services have increased traffic deaths between 2-3% in the United States since 2011. The study was conducted by examining accident rates in cities relative to vehicle miles traveled. On average, statistics indicate that people who drive for companies like Uber spend more time in their cars, leading to increasingly congested roads and greater chances for collision.
What Victims Need to Know
Uber is worth billions of dollars, and their drivers are ensured through James River Insurance Company for up to $1 million for liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. Because of the company’s extensive insurance policies, those injured in an accident where they are not at fault may be able to seek higher compensation for medical costs, damages, lost income, and any other pain and suffering.
If you were injured in an Uber accident, you may be entitled to damages if you are:
- A motorist or passenger injured in a collision where an Uber driver is at fault;
- An Uber driver inured in a collision with another motorist where the other motorist is at fault;
- An Uber passenger injured in any kind of collision, or;
- A pedestrian injured in an Uber-related collision.
Dealing with Insurance Companies
If an accident involves damage to a vehicle but no injuries, you may be able to work it out with your insurance company. If you are an Uber driver, there is a $1,000 deductible for any damage, regardless of whether the accident was your fault. It’s a good idea to seek representation before talking to an adjuster though, as they may be able to help you craft an argument which results in the least possible reduction in coverage and least possible increase in rates.
Don't wait to get help. Contact our attorneys at (310) 504-1852 for a consultation today.
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What Can I Expect If I Am a Rider?
Any Uber accident attorney who knows what they are doing will tell you it’s easier to secure a settlement as a rider than as a driver. Since passengers are innocent victims in accidents, they should be entitled to compensation, which is why it’s important to hire a lawyer as soon as possible if you get hurt during an Uber ride. Most critically, you will have to document your injuries. The worse the injuries, the bigger the settlement you are entitled to, and the more you will need an attorney who knows how to negotiate that settlement.
What Can I Expect If I Am a Pedestrian?
After a horrible incident in 2013 where an Uber driver hit and killed a six-year-old-girl, the company has set a precedent of settling cases where pedestrians are involved. This is not to say that you won’t need to fight for every penny you deserve. Uber will bring all their legal fire power to argue the settlement down as much as possible. That’s why it’s key to hire an experienced Uber attorney who can argue to get you everything you deserve, and prove beyond a shadow of a doubt the existence of egregious negligence on the part of the company and the driver involved in the accident.
Hire a Los Angeles Uber Accident Attorney to Fight for You
The choice is simple. Having an experience rideshare accident attorney on your side following an accident involving an Uber driver can make all the difference in the world.
Our experienced Los Angeles Uber accident lawyer can help:
- Secure payment for medical bills;
- Make sure a vehicle is repaired or replaced as quickly as possible; and
- Negotiate the best possible financial settlement for you.
At Omega Law Group Injury & Accident Attorneys , our Los Angeles Uber accident attorneys have recovered millions of dollars for our clients. We also advance costs and fees, which means limited expense for you if we don’t win.
Call Omega Law Group Injury & Accident Attorneys at (310) 504-1852 or contact us online for a free consultation.
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