With millions of Uber vehicles on the road, Uber drivers suffer severe injuries in accidents caused by other car and truck drivers all over the country. If you drive for Uber and you were injured in an accident resulting from another driver’s negligence, The Ruth Law Team can help. We have represented other rideshare drivers… read more?
Uber drivers can be victims of other drivers’ negligence too. Not every accident involving an Uber rideshare can be attributed to the Uber driver’s error. There seems to be a trend to blame the rideshare driver for any accident that they're involved in. Perhaps, because Uber is a global company with millions of drivers, people… read more?
The main principle of American tort law is that parties who are responsible for inflicting injuries on others should compensate them to make the victim whole. So every personal injury auto accident case requires the injured party’s attorney to prove that their client’s injury was the “proximate result” of the defendant’s negligence. When an Uber… read more?
Just like other drivers who spend so many hours on the road, pedestrians are sometimes struck and seriously injured. Personal injury cases involving an Uber driver striking a pedestrian can be more complex cases than a conventional pedestrian-vehicle accident with a non-commercial driver. Uber drivers may be treated as agents of the Uber corporation, a… read more?
The outcome of every case depends on the individual circumstances of the accident. Someone riding as an Uber passenger may suffer severe shoulder and leg injuries in a crash, but a pedestrian struck by a speeding Uber or Uber Eats driver may be killed. The amount for which each of those cases settles will differ… read more?
We suggest not communicating with Uber or any Uber representative until you consult with an Uber Accident Lawyer about your case. Uber is a multi-billion-dollar company with hundreds of lawyers who want to minimize your compensation and protect their company from paying.. For example, many Americans tend to be heroic about injuries they suffer. If… read more?
When you are involved in any motor vehicle accident, you should always check yourself for injuries. If you are well enough to exit the car, use your phone to summon the police and emergency medical services. Then, keep your phone handy and snap as many photographs as possible. Take pictures of the Uber car, the… read more?
Picture this: You’re sitting in your vehicle at a stoplight, patiently waiting for it to change to green. You notice a car in front of you, a car behind you, and one on either side of you. Out of those four vehicles, chances are, one is uninsured and the others may be underinsured, meaning they… read more?
If the other driver is at-fault and his/her insurance company accepts liability, then the at-fault driver’s insurance company should provide you with a rental vehicle during the time your vehicle is being repaired or until you receive a check for the value of the vehicle. An issue can sometimes arise when the other driver’s insurance… read more?
Florida is a No-Fault State, which means that if I am in a car accident – regardless of who is at fault – my automobile insurance is going to pay the first $10,000.00 of my medical bills. This is known as Personal Injury Protection (PIP). However, my insurance company is only going to pay 80%… read more?
Yes, but before you talk to an insurance company or agree to do a recorded statement, please contact us first so we can advise you of your legal rights. An insurance company can refuse to provide you benefits if you are not complying with your policy. This is why it is important to speak to… read more?
Yes. You may still have a valid claim for personal injury if you weren’t wearing your seat belt in car accident. Florida law requires you to wear a seatbelt. If you are in a car accident and do not have your seatbelt on, you can still bring a claim. It is important to tell… read more?
Many primary care doctors have made a conscious decision not to treat auto injuries for several reasons. Some are not set up to submit their bills to auto insurers, which is different than submitting to health insurance; some do not want to be involved in the medical care of a patient that might ask them… read more?
Ultimately, it is the person who caused the accident that is responsible for the cost of repairing your vehicle. When the at-fault party’s insurance company accepts liability for the accident, they will work with you to get an appraisal of the damage, determine repair costs, and discuss with you where the vehicle can be taken… read more?
Insurance companies are very wealthy and very powerful. They will unfortunately often times try to take advantage of those who have been injured in accidents by asking for sworn statements immediately after the event. Insurance companies will try to get you to make statements (often times regarding your injuries) that they can later use against… read more?