Uber & Lyft

The car accident claim process can be complicated – even more so if you are involved in an Uber or Lyft accident. The experienced rideshare accident attorneys at Suniga Law Firm want to make sure you have the knowledge and resources you need to protect your rights. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with superior service and dedicated representation to help them get the justice they deserve.

Three steps to take in a ridesharing accident

After an Uber or Lyft accident, you need to take steps to protect your health and file a claim. Whether you were a passenger, pedestrian, or in another vehicle, it is important that you know how to protect your interests. Specifically, victims of ridesharing accidents should do the following

Contact the police

In Washington, collisions that result in injury or significant property damage must be reported to the police. Drivers are required by law to report the accident. So if you are an Uber or Lyft passenger who has been injured in an accident, it is in your best interest to make sure the collision is reported to

Gather evidence

You should try to gather all the evidence available to you at the scene of the accident. Take photos and videos, take down vehicle information, and get contact information for witnesses

Seek medical attention

All motor vehicle accident injuries should be evaluated by a qualified medical professional. If you have been injured in an Uber or Lyft accident in Washington, get medical attention immediately. You can file a personal injury lawsuit only if you have medical records

Notify Uber or Lyft

You should notify the ridesharing company as soon as possible after a collision. Both Uber and Lyft allow their passengers to report the accident directly through the app. A person who was in another vehicle and was hit by a ridesharing driver can call the company directly. If you are having trouble notifying Uber or Lyft, contact a Noel Suniga ridesharing accident lawyer to help you

It is also important to contact an experienced Uber and Lyft attorney as soon as possible to file your accident claim

Can you recover damages in a rideshare accident?

If you were injured in an accident as a passenger of an Uber or Lyft vehicle, you are entitled to financial compensation for the losses you suffered as a result. The damages you can claim include:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Pain and suffering
  • Our knowledgeable team of Uber and Lyft attorneys can help you determine what damages you are entitled to by examining the details of your claim

How our Uber and Lyft accident lawyer can help

We know that Uber and Lyft accident claims are complex. These large companies are extremely aggressive – and their insurers want to handle all claims as cost-effectively as possible. Suniga law Firm attorneys can help you navigate through the process so you receive the full financial support you deserve under the law. When you contact our office, you will speak with an attorney who can review your ridesharing accident case;
Investigate the accident and preserve important evidence;
Sift through overlapping insurance policies and consider all options for compensation
Conduct all correspondence with Uber, Lyft or the insurance company; and
Taking aggressive legal action to maximize your compensation
We look forward to helping you obtain the justice you deserve by helping you calculate the maximum amount of compensation for your injuries and losses.