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Uber Car Accident FAQs

Accidents involving ride share vehicles require attorneys to follow unique rules and  guidelines to obtain compensation for client’s injuries and damages. Therefore, it is a  good idea to find an attorney who regular handles uber accident claims and has a  thorough understanding of how Uber accidents work. This is important for both drivers  and passengers involved in uber accidents in South Florida. In this blog post, we will go  through some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to uber car  accidents.  

What Should You Do After an Uber Accident? 

Like all other car accidents, it is required that you call 911 as soon as you are involved in  an accident. Make sure to seek medical treatment immediately after being involved in an  accident. If you take too long to seek medical care, you may be waiving some of the  benefits you have under Florida PIP law. If you are asked any questions by Uber’s  insurance company, you should be careful. Responding to questions from Uber’s insurance company may hurt your injury claim. Always know that you have the right to  remain silent and speak only in the presence of your lawyer, or after receiving his or her  guidance. It is important to note that insurance companies and adjusters are not your  friend. Insurance companies look for the slightest inconsistencies in your statements and  will use them against you. 

Does Uber Cover Claims Filed by Passengers? 

Yes, however drivers and passengers are afforded different rights when it comes to Uber  car accident claims. A passenger always has the upper hand because they are rarely  liable for the accident. When a passenger is badly injured in an accident, they can still be  awarded incredible compensation. Overall, in comparison to other types of car accident  insurance limits, uber insurance limits are quite high. In fact, Uber’s insurance policies  cover a wide range of injury and damage claims. This is great news for passengers  involved in uber accidents. Uber’s insurance company will pay for your claims even if you  were in another car that was hit by an Uber driver. However, the insurance company will  only pay if the Uber driver was at fault. In that case, you will be paid for your injuries and  any damage on your vehicle stemming from the accident.  

Hire an Miami Car Accident Lawyer Today! 

After being involved in an uber car accident, it is a great idea to hire a car accident attorney who is familiar with uber car accident claims. This is simply because Florida has specific  laws that relate to rideshare accidents and you want to make sure you handle your car  accident claim in the best manner. Hiring an attorney relieves you from the stress that  comes with an accident and allows you to avoid dealing with insurance adjusters. Unless  you have a background in insurance, personal injury claims can become difficult to  handle. At Suarez and Montero, we have all the answers to your legal questions. We can  also assist you in obtaining compensation for your injuries after a car accident if you were  a passenger in the accident. Our attorneys are ready to provide proven legal  representation and stand ready to protect your rights. We are available 24/7 to give you  a free, no risk case consultation! At our firm, our policy is that if you don’t recover  compensation, you won’t pay any fees for our services. Not to mention, we also provide  free case consultations where we assess the circumstances surrounding your case and  give you an objective overview of what steps you can take going forward if you decide to  act against the party responsible for your injuries. For over 20 years, we have delivered  quality legal representation for people who, through no fault of their own, have been  injured in all types of accidents and incidents. We are available 24/7 to give you a free,  no risk case consultation. We serve clients throughout Florida including those in the  following areas: 

Miami-Dade: Aventura, Coral Gables, Doral, Fontainebleau, Hialeah, Homestead,  Kendall, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, North Miami, Tamiami, and Westchester. 

Broward: Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, and Weston;  and Palm Beach County including Boca Raton, Lake Worth, and West Palm Beach.