How Long Does It Take To Get a Settlement From a Car Accident With Uber?

Jul 8, 2024 | Blog

Getting into a car accident with an Uber driver can complicate the settlement process. You might be wondering how long it will take to receive compensation. In this video, Geoff McDonald & Associates explain the factors that influence the timeline for settling a rideshare accident claim involving Uber and what you can expect throughout the process.

By the end of the video, viewers will understand the factors that influence the timeline for settling a car accident claim with Uber and the steps they can take to expedite the process.

Contact a Richmond Car Accident Attorney

If you’ve been involved in a car accident with an Uber driver and need legal advice, contact Geoff McDonald & Associates at 804-203-0678 for a free consultation. Our experienced attorneys can guide you through the claims process and help you secure the compensation you deserve.

Car Accident FAQ

  • What is Uber’s insurance coverage for accidents? Uber’s insurance coverage varies depending on the driver’s status. It includes personal auto insurance when offline, contingent liability when waiting for a ride request, and commercial insurance when en route to pick up or transporting a passenger.
  • What should I do immediately after an accident with an Uber driver? Seek medical attention, document the scene, gather contact information, notify Uber and your insurance company, and file a police report.
  • How long does the investigation and negotiation process take? The investigation and negotiation process can vary in length depending on the complexity of the case, severity of injuries, and cooperation of all parties involved.
  • What factors can delay the settlement process? Potential delays can include waiting for medical records, resolving disputes over liability, and dealing with uncooperative insurance adjusters.
  • Why should I hire a personal injury attorney for an Uber accident claim? An experienced attorney can navigate the complexities of the claims process, negotiate with insurance companies, and advocate for a fair settlement, helping to expedite the process and secure the compensation you deserve.

Geoff McDonald and Associates: 804-888-8888.

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