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Colorado Springs Rideshare Accident Lawyer

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Why Hire Colorado Springs Trial Lawyers?

We focus on our clients

At our firm, clients come first. We care about the individuals we represent and work hard so victims and their families can obtain the justice they deserve. Our team believes there is a direct correlation between our passion for what we do and our continued success in fighting for the rights of the injured. Our track record affirms this. We have proven our ability to win.

We take the time necessary

As our client, you can always rely on us to be available for your questions and concerns. We work very hard to give each case the nuanced advocacy required. Rather than overloading our attorneys with cases, we are selective so that we can be sure to give each case we accept the full attention it needs. Our firm is available to clients 24/7 throughout the duration of their case.

We are respected in our field

Our lead attorney is a member of the prestigious, invitation-only Million Dollar Advocates Forum® and has been named among The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Our reputation in the profession only affirms what our clients already know: When it comes to fighting for the injured, Jordan Law is a team on which you can count.

Why You Need an Attorney for Your Rideshare Accident Case

  • Our firm operates on a contingency basis to limit your out of pocket costs. We will take an agreed-upon percentage of your settlement as payment, and if you do not receive compensation, you do not have to pay legal fees.
  • Our attorneys have secured millions of dollars in compensation for our clients. We will work closely to determine your optimal pathways toward maximum possible compensation.
  • Our firm has a wide network of resources and expert witnesses we can rely on to build your case. We will launch a full-scale investigation into your Uber or Lyft accident.

Frequently Asked Rideshare Accident Questions

Can You Sue Uber or Lyft after an accident?

Uber and Lyft follow very similar business and insurance models. These companies consider their drivers independent contractors, not employees. In most cases, you cannot file a lawsuit against Uber or Lyft directly after a rideshare accident. However, you could file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault rideshare driver if your insurance claim is not successful.

What If That Company Denies Your Claim or Your Damages Exceed the Policy Limits?

After a rideshare accident, Uber and Lyft require you to file a claim with the driver’s personal insurance first. If that company denies your claim or your damages exceed the policy limits, you can file a claim with Uber or Lyft’s insurance. The companies typically provide the following coverages and amounts of coverage:

  • If the driver did not have the Uber or Lyft app open during the accident, you do not receive company coverage.
  • If the driver had the app open but was not on an active ride, you can receive up to $25,000 in property damage coverage, $50,000 in individual bodily injury liability, and $100,000 in total injury liability.
  • If the driver had a passenger in the vehicle or was driving to pick up a passenger, you can receive up to $1 million in liability coverage.

What to Do After a Colorado Springs Rideshare Accident?

After a rideshare accident, it is important to collect as much evidence as you can to aid in your future claim. If you can move safely and without injury, take the following steps to preserve your claim.

  • Call 911 to bring law enforcement and medical attention to the scene, and collect the responding officer’s badge number to find your police report later.
  • Seek treatment for your injuries, even if you do not feel in pain. Collect all medical records for use in your future claims.
  • Take pictures of the accident scene, including your injuries, both vehicles, and any traffic signs.
  • Exchange contact, license, and insurance information with the other driver.
  • If you were a passenger in an Uber or Lyft, take screenshots of your app with the ride information visible.
  • If there are any witnesses in the area, ask for their contact information. They may be able to provide testimony in your future claim.
  • Contact a Colorado Springs rideshare accident attorney as soon as possible