What Happens When Your Uber Gets in an Accident?

Jul 8, 2024 | Blog

Being in a rideshare accident while riding in an Uber can be a confusing and stressful experience. Knowing what to do and understanding your rights as a passenger is crucial. In this video, Geoff McDonald & Associates explain the steps you should take if your Uber gets in an accident, your rights, and how to seek compensation for any injuries or damages.

By the end of the video, viewers will understand the necessary steps to take if they are involved in an accident while riding in an Uber, their rights as passengers, and how to seek compensation for injuries and damages.

Contact a Richmond Rideshare Accident Attorney

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

Rideshare Accident FAQ

  • What should I do immediately after an accident in an Uber? Ensure your safety, seek medical attention, document the scene, and report the accident to Uber through the app.
  • Why is it important to gather information from Uber drivers and other parties? Collecting names, contact information, insurance details, and vehicle information is crucial for filing a claim and seeking compensation.
  • What should I document at the accident scene? Take photos of the vehicles involved, visible injuries, road conditions, and gather witness contact information.
  • Why should I seek a medical evaluation even if I don’t feel hurt? Some injuries may not show symptoms immediately but can have serious long-term effects. A thorough medical evaluation ensures any injuries are documented.
  • What insurance coverage does Uber provide for passengers? Uber provides liability coverage that applies when the driver is en route to pick up passengers or transporting them, covering medical expenses and other damages.
  • Why should I consult with a personal injury attorney after an Uber accident? An experienced attorney can navigate the claims process, deal with insurance companies, and advocate for your rights to ensure fair compensation.

Geoff McDonald and Associates: 804-888-8888.


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