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Uber
Accident Lawyer

If you were injured in a rideshare accident, determining liability can be complex. At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, our Uber accident lawyers are familiar with rideshare laws and know how to build a strong case that will hold the negligent driver responsible for their careless, reckless actions. We understand how important it is for accident victims to recover maximum compensation for their losses and we will not back down until the insurance company offers a fair settlement.

Uber accident lawyer

How Can An Uber Accident Attorney Help?

Determining liability in rideshare accidents can be complex. An Uber accident lawyer can investigate the accident to identify the at-fault party and prove negligence. This may involve analyzing driver behavior, traffic laws, and other factors.

Gathering Evidence

At the Ben Dominguez Law Firm, an Uber accident lawyer will gather evidence to strengthen your case. 

Evidence may include:

Negotiating With the Insurance Company

Our Uber accident lawyers are familiar with the tactics that insurance companies will try to use to minimize payout. We will not allow the claims adjuster to intimidate or harass you. We will take over all communication with the insurance company and build a strong case that will help you recover the fair settlement you’re owed for an accident that was not your fault.

What Are Common Types of Rideshare Accidents?

The most common types of Uber accidents that the rideshare accident lawyers at the Ben Dominguez Law Firm have handled include:

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Our legal team is familiar with the complex laws surrounding rideshare accidents and knows how to identify all liable parties to ensure the injured party receives the compensation they’re owed. 

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What Are Rideshare
Insurance Requirements for
Uber Drivers?

In Texas, all drivers are required to carry:
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When an Uber driver is using their vehicle for personal purposes, they are not required to carry additional insurance. They are required to carry additional insurance when they are working, with coverage minimums during specific work intervals.

Period 1

Period 1 is when an Uber driver is using the app and waiting for someone to request a ride. During this time, they are required to have a minimum of:

Period 2

When an Uber driver is on the way to pick up a passenger they are in period 2.

Period 3

Period 3 is when an Uber driver has a passenger in their vehicle. 

During periods 2 and 3, the driver is required to carry:

What is Uber
Insurance Coverage?

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Uber offers their drivers commercial liability insurance up to $1 million in coverage when a passenger is in the vehicle, with additional packages for Uber Black and other services.

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What Types of Damages Am I Entitled to?

After being injured in a motor vehicle collision that was not your fault, you may be entitled to the following types of damages:

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Your attorney will carefully evaluate your case to determine the damages you should pursue and will work tirelessly to build a strong case that will hold the negligent motorist and their insurance company responsible for your accident-related losses.

How to Handle An Accident
With An Uber or Lyft Driver

If you have been involved in an accident with an Uber driver, the following steps can ensure your health and legal rights are protected:

01

Check for Injuries

Check for injuries. If you or anyone else is injured, call 911 immediately.

02

Move to a Safe Location

If possible, move your vehicle to the side of the road to prevent further accidents.

03

Contact the Police

Call the police to report the accident. When the police arrive, they will create an accident report, which is a legal document that contains important accident details.

04

Exchange Information With the Rideshare Driver

Exchange contact information, insurance details, and vehicle registration with the Uber driver.

05

Take Photos

Take photos of the vehicles, the surrounding area, your injuries, and any visible damages.

06

Check Ride-Share App

Determine if the Uber driver was actively working at the time of the accident.

07

Notify Uber

Report the accident to Uber through their respective app. Uber has insurance coverage for accidents that occur while drivers are working.

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Gather Witness Information

If there are any witnesses to the accident, obtain their names and contact information. 

09

Seek Medical Attention

Even if your injuries seem minor, seek medical attention as soon as possible. Some injuries may not present symptoms for several days or hours following the accident.

10

Avoid Admitting Fault

Do not admit fault or make statements that may be used against you later. Stick to the facts only.

11

Speak to a Lawyer

If you’ve been injured, speak with an Uber accident lawyer as soon as possible. 
They can help you understand your rights, assess the damages, and guide you through the legal process.

12

Contact Your Insurance Company

Notify your insurance company regarding the accident. Provide them with the necessary details.

13

Uber Insurance

Uber provides insurance coverage for accidents involving their drivers. Familiarize yourself with their policies and procedures before filing a claim.

14

Document Everything

Maintain records of all communication with law enforcement, insurance companies, medical providers, and any other parties involved.

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Avoid Quick Settlements

Do not accept quick settlement offers from insurance companies. Speak with an Uber accident attorney before discussing settlement offers with an insurance company.

Contact Us Today!

If you were injured in a rideshare accident that was caused by a negligent driver, contact the Ben Dominguez Law Firm today. Our Uber accident lawyers can help you pursue the compensation you’re owed for the negligent actions of another driver.

We will work tirelessly to help you obtain the justice and settlement you deserve. Contact us today to learn more.

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Servicing Clients Throughout The State of Texas

Our legal team understands how challenging it may be to visit us in person, especially if you suffered injuries in an accident, which is why we offer both in-person and virtual appointments. Our goal is to help accident victims in the great state of Texas, receive the experienced and knowledgeable legal guidance and support they need, conveniently, and as soon as possible following a personal injury accident or incident.