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How Clear Are You on What to Do if You Are Injured in an Uber?

How Clear Are You on What to Do if You Are Injured in an Uber?

It is frightening to consider the two million+ individuals injured in car accidents each year, as well as the 32,000+ people killed in car accidents. If you have been the unfortunate victim of an automobile accident, you have legal rights. This is true even if you were not the driver and were riding in a rideshare vehicle such as an Uber.

Continue reading to learn about your legal options if you were harmed in a ridesharing accident. Then call 909-982-0707 to schedule a free legal consultation with Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas.

Obtain medical attention

The first thing you should do after any car accident is to make sure you are safe. If you have been hurt, phone 911 and an ambulance will be dispatched to your location. You can choose to go to the hospital or urgent care on your own if your injuries are minimal. However, keep in mind that your adrenaline is probably pumping and you could be in more pain than you know. It is always a good idea to see a doctor to make sure you are in good health.

Keep a record of everything that happened during the accident

Make a list of everything you can remember about the accident. This contains everyone involved’s name and contact information, as well as any witnesses who witnessed anything. Make a list of the license plate numbers. Make a list of everything you remember about the accident. Take pictures of the vehicle’s damage as well as any injuries you have incurred. All medical records should be copied. You will be in a better position if you have more evidence.

Find out who to file a claim against by speaking with a personal injury attorney

One of the most difficult aspects of being a passenger in an Uber accident is figuring out who is accountable for compensating you for your injuries. It is possible that your Uber driver is at fault, in which case their insurance should reimburse you. Uber’s insurance policy may or may not protect you. Another driver could also be at blame.

If you are not sure who was at fault or how to hold the at-fault party accountable, speak with a personal injury lawyer who can assist you with your case. We will start with a free legal consultation when you deal with Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas. This provides you the opportunity to ask us any questions you may have and determine whether we are the proper law company for you.

If we accept your case, we will do so on a contingency basis, which means you will not be charged anything unless we win. You do not owe us anything if we do not win your case. To get started, call 909-982-0707 and ask for a free legal consultation from the Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas.


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