Personal Attention For Complex Ride-Share Accidents
The popularity of ride-shares has boomed in recent years. However, so has the rate of ride-share accidents. California is no exception. Numerous commuters rely on ride-shares to get them to their destinations safely, only to experience an accident that leads to a serious injury.
The ride-share collision attorneys at The Michael Law Firm can help you if you experienced an accident in an Uber, Lyft, ZipCar or another ride-share. These cases are often complex, but we know the many administrative and legal steps to take as we seek maximum compensation for your damages. We also represent clients who are injured in taxi crashes.
What Should I Do After A Crash?
After an accident, it can be difficult to keep your presence of mind. If you can, follow these important steps:
- Contact the police to have them write a formal report.
- Seek medical treatment, even if you don’t have any visible injuries.
- Get the name, license plate number, contact information and insurance information of the ride-share driver.
- Get the names and contact information of any witnesses.
- Document the accident scene by taking pictures or by writing notes.
After these steps, you should also contact The Michael Law Firm in San Francisco or Los Angeles, to speak to a ride-share personal injury lawyer about representation in your personal injury case.
Third-Party Liability Issues Require A Skilled Lawyer
Determining liability in an accident that involves ride-share is not simple. Often, more than one party is involved. A case could involve third parties such as:
- The driver
- The Ride-Share Company
- The driver’s insurance company
- The ride-share company’s insurance company
- Public Entity
- The vehicle manufacturer
Our lawyers have handled these cases before, and we can determine liability in complex accidents. This lifts the burden of stress from you, allowing you to focus your full attention on recovering from your injury.
Contact Us For A Free Case Review After An Accident
The Michael Law Firm in California, can help you seek compensation for your damages after any sort of motor vehicle accident. Contact our ride-share accident attorney to schedule your free initial consultation. Send an email or call (415) 447-2833 today.