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Uber/Lyft Accidents

HOUSTON UBER/LYFT ACCIDENT LAWYERS

Lyft and Uber are also popular due to their ability to minimize driving under the influence. Passengers who are intoxicated are able to get home safely instead of getting behind the wheel and increasing the risk of an accident. With their upfront costs and the ability to share navigation route, many people are now relying on ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber to safely transport passengers home.
​Though ridesharing has many great incentives, accidents can and will happen. While hailing a has become another means of safe transportation, it also still faces the dangers seen on roadways, like any other motor vehicle.

WHAT TO DO AFTER AN ACCIDENT?

No one expects to be involved in an accident while riding or working for Lyft and Uber and as such, many do not know what to do after experiencing one. Tran Law Group recommends swift action after you were involved an accident to fully recuperate your maximum compensation.
  • After an accident, you should immediately check to make sure any and all occupants in the vehicle were injured.

  • Call 911 so that local law enforcement and emergency medical services arrive to the scene.

  • Take pictures of the scene of the accident as well as all vehicles involved in the accident if possible.

  • Make sure to receive information of the other drivers as well as any incident numbers from the police who are investigating the scene. Information may include names, address, phone numbers, insurance information of the other drivers as well as identification. If you were a passenger in a Lyft or Uber, be sure to save the information of your driver for reference later.

  • If anyone witnessed the accident, be sure to collect the name, address, and phone number of each witnesses.

  • Seek medical care following the accident either at the local hospital, urgent care, or a physician.

  • Call Tran Law Group so that our experienced car accident attorney and staff can help with any and all insurance companies involved in the accident.

Common injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents include:

TRAN LAW GROUP CAN HELP

Navigating an accident involving an Uber or a Lyft vehicle can be daunting and confusing due to the complexity of liability. There are a lot of factors to consider such as:
Navigating an accident involving an Uber or a Lyft vehicle can be daunting and confusing due to the complexity of liability. There are a lot of factors to consider such as: