Uber/Lyft Accidents

New York City Uber & Lyft Accident Attorneys

Speak with an NYC Rideshare Accident Attorney

Ridesharing services have become incredibly popular, especially in New York City. While apps such as Uber or Lyft have made commuting easier, they also introduce some unique legal concerns when it comes to accidents and injuries sustained by passengers or other drivers. If you or someone you love has been injured in an Uber or Lyft accident anywhere in NYC, our Uber accident lawyers at Koenigsberg & Associates Law Offices are prepared to leverage our experience and resources to help you recover the financial compensation you deserve!

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Rideshare Accidents & Personal Injury Claims

Accidents involving rideshare services introduce legal elements that are not found in typical car accidents.

For example:

  • Some rideshare services classify drivers as independent contractors rather than employees, which may lead them to quickly deny injury claims.
  • Rideshare services don’t vet drivers the same way most commercial companies do – nearly anyone can drive for a rideshare company with minimal qualifications.
  • Drivers for services like Uber and Lyft must use smartphone applications to service customers, which can create dangerous distractions on the road.

It is important to note rideshare insurance companies contain clauses that may affect coverage depending on whether a driver is performing a trip through the application.

  • A company’s commercial insurance coverage will cover drivers while they are physically performing trips using an app. For instance, an Uber driver performing a trip is covered by a $1 million liability policy that includes third-party liability and uninsured / underinsured coverage.
  • When an app is off, a driver’s personal auto insurance must cover an accident, as most rideshare companies do not consider a driver “off the clock” when the application is not being used.
  • When the app in on and a driver is available or in between trips, coverage may be provided by a driver’s personal insurance and/or a rideshare company’s contingent liability coverage, which has lower policy limits.

Leveling the Playing Field with Insurance Companies

Due to the unique nature of rideshare accidents, it’s important to work with experienced lawyers who can wade through the legal haze. Our NYC rideshare accident attorneys can help level the playing field with rideshare services and insurance companies that only want to deny and limit payouts to injured victims. Whatever facts may be involved in a case – such as if a driver was “on-the-clock” or in between trips – we will work tirelessly to pursue the maximum compensation possible.

Free Consultation with a Brooklyn Rideshare Lawyer

Koenigsberg & Associates Law Offices offers 24/7 legal assistance – you can call us anytime and even immediately after your accident for prompt service. Consultations are free and confidential, and can help you better understand your rights, the personal injury claim process, and how our team can help!

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