If you were injured in an Uber or Lyft accident, you might be wondering who should be held responsible. Rideshare accidents are more complicated than a regular car accident because it involves multiple parties. The Houston rideshare accident lawyers at Daspit Law Firm explain who is responsible for an Uber or Lyft accident.
If you were injured by an Uber or Lyft driver, or injured as a rideshare passenger, you can file a claim to receive compensation for your damages. Since the driver was driving for money, filing a claim can get complicated. In most cases, a rideshare driver’s personal policy won’t cover your damages. Most insurance contracts will only cover damages when the vehicle is for personal use. Since the driver is driving for money, their insurance company will most likely deny the claim.
Thankfully, Uber and Lyft offer liability insurance for drivers when their insurance denies the claim. This means that you can hold Uber and Lyft financially responsible when their driver was driving negligently.
Below are the insurance coverage policies that Uber and Lyft offer to their drivers:
If you were injured in an Uber or Lyft driver, contact our Houston rideshare accident lawyer today at (888) 273-1045 to schedule a free consultation!
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