Auto Accidents

Elements To Win UBER Case

Under Texas Law , there are several critical elements which must be proven in order to establish liability and prevail on the part of the at fault party.

Duty:

Did the driver of the vehicle owe a duty to the injured party. In the State of Texas drivers or operators of vehicles including passenger vehicles, Taxi Cabs, Buses and Uber drivers all owe their passengers as well as other motorists on the road a duty of care.

Breach of Care:

Did the driver or operator breach his/her duty of care: A breach of a drivers duty of care can include driving recklessly, high speed, failure to stop at a stop sign, driving to close to the other vehicle in front of you, texting while driving, drowsy driving, and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Causation:

Was the breach of the duty of care a cause of the accident and injury which took place.

Injuries:

Did the accident injure.

Common injuries:

Common injuries after an auto accident often include, back and neck injuries, head injuries, soft tissue injuries, damage to the spinal cord, facial injuries including lacerations, broken bones, Concussions or traumatic brain damage and psychological damage including PTSD.

If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of a reckless or negligent Uber or Lyft Driver, call our Law Firm, we can help.