If you’re involved in a rideshare accident, you probably want to know whether you can receive compensation for your damages. When the driver that hit you works for Uber or Lyft, the answer depends on whether they were working during the accident. If the driver was not working, the driver’s personal car insurance policy would likely cover your damages. If the driver was on the job, Uber or Lyft might owe you compensation.» Read more about: What Happens If an Uber/Lyft Driver Hit My Car? »
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Losing a loved one is never easy. This difficulty is especially traumatizing when your loved one dies due to the wrongful act or neglect of another person. In some cases, California allows surviving family members to pursue a claim for damages they have suffered as a result of losing the deceased. This type of lawsuit is known as a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death claims can arise in many situations, including fatal auto accidents,» Read more about: Average Settlement for a Fatal Car Accident »
After a car accident, the parties involved investigate who was at fault for causing it. The extent to which fault will impact your ability to recover compensation depends, in part, on whether you live in a “no-fault” state or an “at-fault” state. In no-fault states, parties first seek compensation for injuries from their insurance. This drastically changes the insurance recovery process. However, California is an at-fault state, not a no-fault state for car accidents.» Read more about: Is CA a No-Fault State for Car Accidents? »
Rideshare companies like Uber continue to increase in popularity, especially in cities where owning a vehicle is cost-prohibitive. Uber is also a great option if you plan a night out on the town but want to ensure that you get home safely. But what happens when disaster strikes? What if there’s an accident? How do you get reimbursement for your injuries?Uber Accident: What Happens if My Driver Gets into One?
Depending on the circumstances of your ride-sharing accident,» Read more about: Uber Accident: What Happens if My Driver Gets into One? »
Being involved in an auto accident is a traumatic and stressful experience for anyone. Even a seemingly minor impact can leave you with injuries, lost days at work, and property damage. You likely have questions about what you do next and who is going to pay for your expenses. You may not realize that the steps you take immediately following a car accident in California can help or hinder you during the claims process.» Read more about: What to Do After a Car Accident in California? »