Popular rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are making getting around more accessible and are helping to take impaired drivers off the road. Chances are, you or someone in your life use the service frequently. Risks are involved with any occasion you are on the road, and sometimes they happen when using a rideshare service.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an Uber/Lyft accident, you will need legal representation to help navigate the complicated insurance process. A Long Island rideshare accident attorney at Gold & Gold, P.A. can help you during this challenging time.
Uber and Lyft drivers have more distractions than the average driver. They are often distracted by conversations with passengers, the GPS giving them directions, alerts from their work app, traffic, and finding their way around unfamiliar areas. Along with distractions, some other causes are as follows:
One of the primary reasons you need a Long Island rideshare accident lawyer is because of the complicated insurance structure that Lyft and Uber drivers use. The way they are covered by insurance, their own or the rideshare company’s, throughout their shifts differs. Rideshare accident lawyers in Long Island understand the structure and can determine who is responsible for your injuries and damages.
Your team at Gold & Gold, P.A. team is ready to handle all aspects of your case. We will investigate by analyzing the police report, speaking with witnesses, and collecting evidence from the crime scene to establish who the liable parties are. We will calculate the damages you have suffered and may suffer in the future and devise a generous settlement package for you.
We will then negotiate with the insurance companies to get every penny you are owed. We will communicate with those involved in your accident on your behalf and will keep you informed of the details as they occur.
If your case cannot be negotiated to your satisfaction, we are ready to flex our muscles as trial lawyers and litigate your case before a jury. We are here to fight for you. Contact Gold & Gold, P.A., rideshare accident lawyers in Long Island, today.