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Lyft and Uber Rideshare Accidents: What to Do If You’re in One
May 08, 2023

Lyft and Uber Rideshare Accidents: What to Do If You’re in One

By Jim Adler
May 08, 2023 • 4 min read


Posted on May 8, 2023

Our Texas-based law firm specializes in handling Lyft and Uber rideshare accident cases where clients were injured. In this article, we will explain the importance of hiring a specialized lawyer for rideshare accident cases in Texas, discuss the challenges and complexities of these cases, and answer common questions about the legal process for injured rideshare clients. Additionally, we will provide an overview of Uber and Lyft laws in Texas.

Challenges of Rideshare Accident Cases

Rideshare accident cases can be more complicated than typical car accident cases due to factors such as:

Uber and Lyft Laws in Texas

In Texas, rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are regulated by the state under House Bill 100, which was signed into law in 2017. Some key provisions of the law include:

Understanding the specific regulations and requirements for rideshare companies in Texas is crucial for building a strong case in the event of an accident involving a rideshare vehicle.

Rideshare FAQs

Does Uber provide compensation if I’m injured in an accident during a ride?

How do I report a claim if I’m injured in an Uber or Lyft accident?

Can I sue Uber or Lyft for negligence if I’m injured during a ride?

How does a rideshare accident lawsuit work, and how long does it take to settle?

How A Lawyer Can Help with Your Rideshare Case

Gathering evidence to support your claim: Our experienced lawyers will thoroughly investigate the accident, collect crucial evidence, and build a strong case to support your claim for compensation.

Negotiating with insurance companies on your behalf: We will handle all communication and negotiations with the insurance companies involved, ensuring that your best interests are represented and that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Representing you in court, if necessary: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, our skilled attorneys are prepared to represent you in court and fight for the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

In Conclusion

Hiring an experienced Texas-based lawyer for Lyft and Uber rideshare accident cases where you were injured is crucial for navigating the complexities of these cases. Our law firm is well-versed in Texas rideshare regulations, which can significantly impact the outcome of your case. Contact us for a consultation and learn more about how we can help with your specific situation.

About Jim Adler

Jim Adler, also known as The Texas Hammer®, is an American trial attorney and owner of Jim Adler & Associates. He has been practicing law in Texas in the area of personal injury for 54 years.

Jim Adler graduated from the University of Texas School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) in 1967.

Jim Adler is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association (ABA) and American Trial Lawyers Association. He is licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Courts of Texas. Read More

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