Our Michigan Uber passenger accident lawyers represent people who have been injured in an accident while using the smartphone taxi application, Uber. The advent of the smartphone has allowed companies like Uber to flourish. By using location services and technology to connect people to nearby taxis, Uber has revolutionized the personal taxi service. However, accidents can still occur during Uber rides, and our lawyers are here to help.
What To Do If You Are Injured In An Uber Accident
If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident while using the taxi service Uber, there are several steps you should take immediately after the accident. The most obvious is to get get prompt medical care and treatment. You should report the accident to the police immediately after the accident, but if that is not possible then you should file a written accident report within twenty-four hours after the crash. Many insurance companies require that you report the accident within one day in order to make a claim.
Can I Get No-Fault Insurance Benefits for an Uber Accident?
Yes. Every passenger injured in an Uber accident is automatically entitled to Michigan no-fault insurance benefits. This is true even if you did not own a car or have your own auto insurance policy. No-fault claims can be filed for unlimited lifetime medical expenses, lost wages, and other benefits.
Our attorneys will assist you in filing the paperwork for your claim. We will also submit your claims to the insurance adjuster and follow-up to make sure that your medical bills are being paid to the medical providers. We will also get your lost wages paid to you.
Can I file a Lawsuit Against Uber for my Personal Injuries Caused by the Accident?
Yes. You an also file a lawsuit against the driver and Uber itself for you personal injuries suffered in the accident. These lawsuits seek compensation for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, scars and disfigurements, disability, and other money damages.
In the event of a fatal accident, family members of the person killed in the accident can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. These lawsuits seek settlements for the pain and suffering of the victim from the time of the accident until death, the loss of society and companionship from the surviving family members, loss of income and support, and funeral and burial expenses. These cases often result in substantial settlements for the family members.
Our No Fee Promise for Uber Accident Cases
We will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means there is no obligation for payment whatsoever unless we are able to recover a settlement for you. We will even pay all court costs and expenses. If your case is not successful for any reason, you owe us nothing. We put that in writing for you!
Contact Our Michigan Uber Passenger Accident Lawyers
Our Michigan Uber accident lawyers can help you if you or a loved one have been injured as a passenger in an Uber vehicle. Call our legal team today at (800) 606-1717 and an attorney will answer your questions. If you have a case, we will start working on it immediately for you.