College Park Uber Accident Attorney

College Park Uber Accident Attorney

Uber rides have revolutionized the way we get around. Heading out for a night on the town? Uber is the obvious answer. And while this rideshare app is convenient, it has its downside, and that’s the dangerous accidents that can ensue. If you’ve been injured in an Uber accident, it’s time to consult with an experienced Uber accident lawyer in College Park.

Uber Drivers

The Uber company is very careful not to employ its drivers but to hire them as contract workers instead. Since nearly any driver with a license qualifies, it means that just about anyone could be behind the wheel of your Uber ride. In other words, instead of a commercial taxicab driver who is held to more exacting safety standards, your driver is just some guy – or gal. Uber driving involves following the app’s guidance and a lot of dropping off and picking up – all of which can contribute to dangerous accidents.

Complicated Insurance Claims

If an Uber driver leaves you injured, the way that insurance applies can become very complicated very quickly. For example:

  • If the driver in question injures you while you are his or her fare or while he or she has a fare (or is on the way to pick one up), Uber has insurance in place that acts much like the insurance we carry as drivers.
  • If the driver in question is on the Uber app but has no fare in play, the insurance that applies may be the driver’s own, or it may be Uber’s – but Uber usually has higher limits in place.
  • If the driver in question is not on the Uber app, Uber is out of the picture, and the driver’s personal policy is responsible.

Contact an Experienced Uber Accident in College Park Today

Uber accidents are unique and require the skilled legal counsel of experienced College Park Uber accident attorneys like the team at the firm of Ben F. Windham, PC. We’re here to help, so please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 833.236.9467 for a free consultation today.