Year: 2020

Insurance for Uber & Lyft Accidents in New Jersey

Blog,Ridesharing • December 23, 2020

New Jersey Insurance Law When the Driver Has a Fare For car crashes in New Jersey, the general rule is “no fault,” meaning that the injured drivers and passengers have to usually look to their own Personal Injury Protection insurance coverage before recovering compensation from the at-fault party. Also, the injured victim’s ability to recover…

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Distracted Uber Drivers Are a Danger on New Jersey Roads

Blog,Ridesharing • December 16, 2020

Are you one of the thousands of New Jersey residents who use Uber and Lyft as a faster, safer, and more convenient way to get around? Well, you have probably noticed that many of these drivers have a terrible sense of direction and are constantly looking at their phones to get where they are going. …

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What Should I Do After Being Injured in an Uber Accident?

Blog,Ridesharing • December 9, 2020

Post-Collision Checklist If you are reading this article and have already been injured in a serious Uber accident, you have likely missed the opportunity to gather all the information provided here. However, after a rideshare crash, you will likely want to do the following actions: Contact law enforcement and request that the police arrive at…

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What Is the Value of My Uber Accident Case?

Blog,Ridesharing • December 2, 2020

Each Uber and Lyft accident case is unique. If you have been injured in a collision involving either rideshare company, you should consult with a New Jersey rideshare accident lawyer immediately to see what options are available to pursue lost compensation.  How Severe Were the Resulting Injuries? The more severe your injuries, the higher settlement…

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If I Was Injured in an Uber Accident, Do I Have a Case Against Uber?

Blog,Ridesharing • November 25, 2020

Rideshare services offer significant convenience to commuters all across the country, and these companies have achieved great success. In 2018, there were nearly 41.8 million Uber users and Lyft had around 19.8 users in the United States.  It should not be surprising that with the great popularity of ridesharing that there would be a number…

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How Common Are Rideshare Accidents?

Blog,Ridesharing • November 18, 2020

When you hail a ride through Uber or Lyft, your safety is largely taken for granted. However, Uber and Lyft drivers are not always professionals. Even if they have impeccable driving skills, there is a risk that you can still be involved in a catastrophic accident involving another driver, pedestrian, or motorcyclist. Injuries resulting from…

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Steps to Follow After a New Jersey Rideshare Crash

Blog,Ridesharing • November 11, 2020

The moments immediately following a car crash can be extremely confusing, but what you do can have a significant and lasting impact on any potential personal injury claims. If you are involved in an accident with a rideshare driver, it can be even more pressing.  Checklist After a Rideshare Collision If you are the victim…

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What Factors Lead to New Jersey Uber Accidents?

Blog,Ridesharing • November 4, 2020

According to estimates from the car insurance industry, the typical American will be involved in nearly three to four car crashes during their lifetimes. These statistics have been skewed by the growing popularity of rideshare services. It is crucial to note that it does not include the thousands of passengers and drivers who are injured…

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Can I Obtain Compensation After Being Injured in an Uber Accident?

Blog,Ridesharing • October 28, 2020

According to state laws, Uber is required to protect individuals from suffering from unfair injuries or death due to drivers who are distracted or inattentive behind the wheel.  For that reason, when the negligence of an Uber driver causes an accident, there are many factors that must be considered in order to recover compensation. Many…

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Uber Drivers Are Often Inexperienced Behind the Wheel

Blog,Ridesharing • October 21, 2020

Recent studies and reports reveal some eye-opening information on the rideshare industry, from the perspectives of rideshare drivers and potential customers.  While it is not entirely common, it turns out that you do not have to even own a vehicle worthy of Uber or Lyft in order to drive for one of these companies. There…

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