Uber provides 15 million rides every day and contracts with one-million Uber drivers just in the United States. Uber drivers qualify for their jobs by having a valid driver’s license, their own car, and a clean criminal background check. No special training or extra safe driving courses are required before a new Uber driver can pick up passengers.  

When you take an Uber ride, you don’t expect to be in a serious car accident, but that’s what happens to thousands of people every year. If your Uber driver speeds to your destination because they want to maximize the number of rides they provide during their shift, or they drive poorly in stormy weather, or their tires are bald, you and your family could suffer life-changing injuries. 

When the first pedestrian was killed by an Uber driver in 2014, Uber denied liability, claiming the driver was not their employee. Now, Uber provides third-party liability insurance for their at-fault drivers. If you or one of your family members were injured in an Uber accident, call The Ruth Law Team to get the economic justice you deserve. We help people all around the country get fair compensation from Uber. Uber earned more than 25 billion dollars in revenue in 2021. Don’t accept less than you deserve.

Keep in mind, not all Uber accidents are caused by Uber drivers themselves. We also represent Uber drivers who were hurt by other negligent drivers. Whether you drive for Uber and did nothing wrong or were a passenger in an Uber, contact The Ruth Law Team if you’ve been injured.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Uber Accidents

How Much Could My Uber Accident Settlement Be?

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?

Uber Drivers Injured by Another Driver’s Negligence

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?

Injured In an Uber Accident When Your Driver Did Nothing Wrong

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?

Our Car Accident Case Results

$2,900,000

Settlement in Severe Car Crash

Victim suffered multiple strokes caused by injuries resulting from the collision and ultimately died.
$250,000

Rear-End Collision Verdict

Settlement received for our client who was rear ended on the highway. The vehicle rolled several times and the victim sustained multiple fractures and lacerations.
$60,000

Driver Fractures Arm in Auto Accident

Recovery for driver who fractured her arm in a car accident while she was visiting family in Florida from out of state.
$1,795,000

Car Accident Trial Verdict

In May 2019, a Pinellas County jury awarded our client $1.795 million after her car accident in which she suffered injuries to her neck resulting in surgery.
$2,000,000

Car Accident Settlement

Settlement for a woman who was severely injured in a crash caused by a distracted driver. Our client suffered lifelong injuries including a traumatic brain injury and pelvic fractures and has spent a considerable amount of time in a rehabilitation center.
$257,500

Victim Injured in Crash with Rock Hauler

Settlement for victim in significant crash with a rock hauler that ran a red light. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and suffered multiple fractures, abrasions and facial wounds.

NOTE: Client may not obtain the same or similar results.

What Happens Next?

At The Ruth Law Team, we understand that this may be your first time seeking legal counsel and how intimidating that decision might be. This is why we have simplified the process to help you make the right decision for your circumstances. This 3-step process includes:

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Once you decide that The Ruth Law Team is the right option to represent you, we will begin the process of submitting your claim.

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Common Causes of Uber Accidents

Many Uber accidents are foreseeable and could be avoided if the Uber driver took reasonable care to operate more safely. 

Uber drivers often work long hours to earn enough money to make a living. That means too many Uber drivers are behind the wheel for far too long to remain alert and responsive to sudden dangers. And since all Uber vehicles are owned by the drivers personally, the state of their road fitness is anybody’s guess. 

Some of the most common causes of Uber accidents include:

Contact Our Accident Attorneys

Ridesharing accidents can have a lasting impact on your life, including serious injury or even death. The Ruth Law Team has the skills and resources necessary to file a personal injury claim on your behalf. We will build a strong case and seek a fair settlement for your injuries.

Contact The Ruth Law Team and take action today. Simply fill out a consultation form or call one of our local offices directly. We will connect you with a talented Uber accident attorney near you.

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