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In an Accident With a Uber Driver? We Can Help!
If you’ve been injured in an Uber Car Accident, call us now for a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced Uber Accident Lawyer in Houston, Texas about your rights and next steps.
With the advent of the smartphone, rideshare apps such as Uber have eliminated the need for making a phone call for a taxi, to a simple tap-on-your-app to obtain a ride within minutes at a reduced cost of a taxi.
The Uber app is simple to use and is an easy way to obtain a low-cost ride across town. Uber has many different vehicles available for instant transportation with a simple tap of a smartphone.
Undoubtedly, Uber and other rideshare services have reduced the number of DWI accidents in the city of Houston by simply making available low-cost and instant transportation for those who may have been drinking.
Uber classifies its vehicles as UberX, Uber XL, UberSELECT, UberBLACK, UberSUV, and even UberLUX. Regardless of the class of vehicle you choose, if you were involved and seriously injured in an accident as a passenger in an Uber vehicle or in an accident caused by an Uber driver, you may need the help of an Uber car accident lawyer.
Why Hire a Houston Uber Accident Lawyer at Baumgartner Law Firm?
If you are injured in an accident with an Uber or Lyft driver, you may be entitled to compensation.
Getting all the money that you deserve is not a simple matter. Your injury claim might involve many different parties, including the Uber driver, another driver, and their respective insurance companies.
Insurance companies do not, as a rule, pay fair value without being forced to do so. Getting a reputable attorney can change the odds and put you in the best position to collect maximum compensation for your injuries.
You should call a preeminent rated personal injury lawyer at Baumgartner Law Firm to represent your best interests. Here is why:
- There may be multiple liability facts that contributed to the accident. More than one party may be legally responsible for your injuries.
- Insurance companies will not be able to use their usual tactics with us involved on your side.
- It cannot be easy to know how much your case is worth. We have the experience to maximize your compensation.
- Our law firm is widely recognized as having one of the best personal injury lawyers in the state of Texas.
- We have been trusted by severely injured victims for more than three decades and can help you.
Our mission is to make the negligent Uber driver and all insurance companies pay fair and appropriate compensation for your injuries.
We can help you get the money that you deserve. Call us for a free no-obligation consultation at (281) 587-1111.
Whichever liability insurance policy kicks in to cover an accident caused by an Uber driver depends on the driver’s status at the time of the wreck. In practice, if the wreck occurs when the rideshare app is off, the driver’s personal auto policy should apply.
If the wreck happens when the app is on, the driver’s personal auto policy may apply as primary, and his commercial policy may apply as secondary insurance. Finally, the commercial Uber policy should apply to the crash if the accident happens during a ride.
Filing a personal injury claim from an Uber wreck can be tricky because some auto policies may provide more coverage for personal injuries than others. Fortunately, at the Baumgartner Law Firm, we know the insurance coverage issues involved with ridesharing crashes. We have an incredible track record of success in helping our clients obtain maximum compensation.
If you are injured in a rideshare accident with an Uber driver, you have a right to pursue legal damages for your injuries. Many different automobile insurance policies may apply.
Damages for Houston Uber Accident Victims:
Speaking with a successful injury law firm is always a good idea before your claim gets too far down the road. Learn your rights and options with a Free consultation! Our law firm handles injury cases in The Woodlands, Conroe, and across the Houston area.
Legal damages in Texas after a car accident with an Uber driver can include the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Disability and disfigurement
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
Personal Injury Claims Against Uber Drivers:
One of the complexities of an Uber accident is the insurance coverage available for personal injury damages. There is a legal question on which insurance policy applies to the Uber driver. Uber considers its drivers as “contracted partners.” There has been some ongoing litigation in other states regarding the drivers’ employment status.
Accordingly, Uber’s position after an accident caused by their driver is that Uber is not liable for the accident. However, that driver may be covered under the Uber commercial insurance policy if they were booked during the crash. Talking with one of Houston’s best personal injury lawyers soon after an Uber accident is highly recommended.
Insurance Issues in Uber Cases:
Nevertheless, Uber requires its drivers to obtain a commercial policy that may or may not apply in an accident caused by the Uber driver’s negligence. In short, the accident caused by the Uber driver may be covered by one of three different policies. The driver’s auto policy. An Uber commercial policy and even the passenger’s own auto insurance policy if the passenger had underinsured or uninsured motorist coverage at the time of the wreck.
Call our Houston Uber Accident Lawyers Today
Uber and other rideshare users expect to be delivered safely to their destinations without incident. When a rideshare driver is negligent and causes a crash, you have the right to file a claim with the driver and/or insurance company accountable for the wreck.
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Do you make house calls or hospital visits?
What kind of cases do you accept?
We are very selective in the cases that we agree to handle to provide the best possible service to our clients. By limiting the number of cases that we accept, we can provide the time attention, and resources required to maximize compensation for our clients.
Accordingly, our practice is limited to cases involving substantial injury or a family who has lost a loved one. We have gained a reputation for handling 18-wheeler truck accidents, car and drunk driving crashes, daycare injury cases, and other serious injury and wrongful death matters. To learn more about the cases we cover, visit our practice areas page.
Do I have to pay money out of my pocket to hire you?
Do you handle all types of personal injury cases?
No, we are very selective in the cases that we agree to accept. We intentionally limit the number of cases that we handle and the practice areas for the cases we take to provide the best possible personal service for our clients. To learn more about the cases we cover, visit our practice areas page or you can contact us for individual consultation about your case. (281) 587-1111.
What is the best way to contact you?
We prefer to be contacted by telephone and also respond to our online consultation requests. You can call us 24/7 at (281) 587-1111. We offer Zoom consultations as well.
How successful have you been with your cases?
We are a personal injury law firm with over three decades of experience and are extremely proud of our winning track record of success. Our founder is nationally recognized as among the best personal injury lawyers in the USA. We are undefeated in truck accident cases, wrongful death cases, and daycare negligence and invite you to check out our results page for recent results in cases we won.
For the last 35 years, we have concentrated on maximizing our client’s compensation in serious injury and wrongful death cases. If you are looking for the best personal injury lawyers in Houston – Call us! (281) 587-1111.
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