Georgetown, Delaware Lyft and Uber Accident Attorneys
Our Delaware personal injury lawyers can stand up for your rights
Car accidents caused by Lyft and Uber drivers in Delaware can be very complex legal cases. That’s because there’s often a lot questions about who’s responsible for compensating someone injured in such an accident. Is the driver’s responsibility? The ride sharing company? Or a combination of both.
Get the facts from Georgetown Uber car accident lawyers who get results. Contact Gill, Welsh, and Chamberlain, P.A. We can answer your questions and explain how the law works in Delaware when it comes to ride sharing car accidents. Our attorneys have more than 80 years of combined legal experience. We know the law and know how to win tough cases.
What makes ride sharing car accidents so complicated?
Uber, Lyft and other ride sharing companies have become extremely popular in recent years in Delaware and throughout the country. What many people might not realize is just how complicated legal cases can be involving accidents caused by Lyft or Uber drivers. Reasons why include:
- Car insurance for Uber and Lyft drivers is different than policies for most drivers.
- Specifically, most Uber or Lyft drivers have $1 million liability insurance coverage.
- Companies like Uber and Lyft claim they are not responsible for these accidents.
- Whether or not an Uber or Lyft driver is on duty can be a fierce topic of debate.
In general, a Lyft or Uber driver is considered to be on duty if they are doing any of the following at the time of your car accident:
- Driving with a customer in the vehicle
- Driving to pick up a customer
- Using their phone to accept or respond to a ridesharing request
Whatever the circumstances of your ridesharing accident, you can count on our legal team to fight for your rights every step of the way.
Discover what a dedicated Delaware Uber accident lawyer can do for you
There’s often a lot at stake in an accident caused by a Lyft or Uber driver. Depending on the circumstances of your car crash, your accident-related expenses can easily add up to thousands or even millions of dollars. That’s why it’s critical that you talk with an attorney at our law firm right away. We can evaluate your case and explain all the legal options available to you.
While taking legal action against Uber or Lyft may be challenge, it may not be impossible. For example, if either company knowingly hired a driver with a history of causing serious accidents, we may be able to pursue legal action against them.
Count on us when it counts most. Contact our law firm and schedule your free consultation with a dedicated Delaware Uber accident attorney you can trust. We’ll pursue every legal avenue for you and stand up for your rights.