Who Is Responsible for a Rideshare Accident Caused by an Uber Driver?

Jul 8, 2024 | Blog

Rideshare accidents involving Uber drivers can be complex, leaving you wondering who is responsible for your injuries and damages. In this video, Geoff McDonald & Associates explain the key factors in determining liability in an accident caused by an Uber driver and how you can seek the compensation you deserve.

By the end of the video, viewers will have a clear understanding of who is responsible for accidents caused by Uber drivers and the steps to take to seek compensation for their injuries and damages.

Contact a Virginia Rideshare Accident Attorney

If you’ve been involved in an accident caused by an Uber driver, contact Geoff McDonald & Associates at 804-203-0678 for a free consultation. Our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the complexities of your case and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Rideshare Accident FAQ

  • Who is responsible for an accident caused by an Uber driver? Responsibility depends on whether the driver was offline, waiting for a ride request, en route to pick up a passenger, or transporting a passenger. Uber’s insurance coverage varies accordingly.
  • What should I do immediately after an accident with an Uber driver? Seek medical attention, document the accident scene, gather contact information from all parties involved, and notify both Uber and your insurance company.
  • How is fault determined in an accident involving an Uber driver? Fault is assessed based on evidence such as police reports, witness statements, and traffic camera footage.
  • How do I seek compensation for my injuries and damages? File a claim with Uber’s insurance, document all damages and injuries, and consider consulting with an attorney to navigate potential challenges.
  • Why should I hire an attorney for an accident involving an Uber driver? An experienced attorney can help ensure you receive fair compensation, handle disputes during the claims process, and navigate the complexities of dealing with Uber’s insurance.

Geoff McDonald and Associates: 804-888-8888.


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