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 and can also vary depending on the insurance policies involved. Settlements and... read more?

Have you tried Uber accident cases before?

The Ruth Law Team has an experienced network of personal injury attorneys. We have extensive experience in dealing with vehicle accidents. To date, we have recovered over $63 million since 2014 alone in accident-related claims. Uber accident cases are very similar to standard vehicle accident cases, except that the company may share some liability. Our experienced Uber accident attorneys have... read more?

What if I’ve been hurt in a car accident?

When you have been in a car accident, truck accident or motorcycle accident, understanding what to do next is of vital importance. Obviously securing the safety of everyone in the accident is the first priority. Call 911 if anyone is injured. Get the name and address of the driver of each vehicle. The owner of the vehicle may not be the same as the driver, so be sure to also get the name and... read more?

Our Case Results

$260,000

Driver Rear Ended, Suffers Neck Injury

Settlement for victim rear ended at high rate of speed. She suffered injury to her neck and also her shoulder, requiring surgery on both.
$1,035,000

Pedestrian Hit by Tractor Trailer

Recovery for our client who was severely injured when hit by a tractor trailer. The victim was drug by the trailer causing fractures, torn muscles, permanent scarring and disfigurement.
$350,000

Driver Sideswiped by Commercial Vehicle

Settlement for driver sideswiped by a commercial vehicle. The victim suffered neck and low back injury resulting in lumbar laminectomy. The driver also suffered from depression and anxiety which was aggravated by this collision.
$250,000

Rollover Accident

Our legal team settled our client’s rollover accident case for the full policy limits. Our client was turning left when a truck without lights clipped his car, causing it to roll over. The at-fault driver fled the scene and was soon arrested.
$550,000

Car Accident Settlement

We resolved a serious car accident case in June 2019 for an Inverness woman who was hit by a driver who ran a stop sign. Our client’s car was a total loss, and she dealt with a number of injuries.
$100,000

Verdict After Tow Truck Pulls in Front Of Motorcycle

Our client suffered a number of injuries including a brain bleed and several fractures (despite wearing his helmet) after a tow truck pulled out in front of him in Manatee… read more?
$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.
$375,000

Crash Resulting in Neck, Shoulder, and Back Injuries

Our attorneys recovered $375,000 for a client who was involved in a crash after another driver made a left turn in front of her.  The crash resulted in neck, shoulder,… read more?
$63,000,000

Verdict For Family Of Man Killed By A Negligent Driver

A 27 year old male was tragically killed on his motorcycle while riding on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in south St. Petersburg, FL. A graduate of the United States… read more?

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

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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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Uber Accident Attorney

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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About The Ruth Law Team

For over 40 years, The Ruth Law Team has been helping those who were injured due to an accident, defective product, nursing home abuse, and more. If you or someone you love was wrongfully hurt, The Ruth Law Team will guide and support you through the legal process.

Our team of passionate and experienced personal injury attorneys will fight for what you deserve. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys and have your case evaluated, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at (888) 783-8378. Our lines are open 24/7.

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