Texas Rideshare Car Accident Lawyers
Over the last couple of years, for-hire rideshare services have taken off and is now one of the fastest growing components.of the transportation industry.
Rideshare services companies – such as Uber and Lyft use online platforms to connect passengers with private drivers, typically through a mobile app.
Initially, many of these ride services were banned as unlicensed taxi companies.
Unlike taxi cab companies, which are heavily regulated by city government, rideshare services fall under the newly created category of transportation network companies.
It is important to understand these transportation network companies do not have the same employment relationship with their drivers as traditional taxi services.
These companies, such as Uber, attempt to isolate themselves from legal responsibility by claiming that they only facilitate fares and that they should not responsible for wrongdoing or dangerous driving.
What's more, individual drivers may rely on their own personal insurance policies, which often do not provide coverage for commercial accidents.
If you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence or recklessness of an Uber or Lyft Driver, it us important to understand that you will be confronted by relatively complex legal issues. Call us, we can help.
It is critical to seek guidance from an attorney who is familiar with this emerging area of law.
Our Lawyers understand the unique legal issues involved in rideshare accidents.
As this emerging area of law continues to evolves, we will continue to remain at the forefront of the latest developments.
Our team of personal injury attorneys has more than 55 years of experience handling car and pedestrian accident cases – including cases against taxi, van, bus and rideshare operators.
Our Attorneys possess an extensive understanding of public conveyance and transportation law.
Our Law Firm has access to the best automobile accident reconstruction experts, engineering experts and professional investigators.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a negligent or reckless rideshare, Uber or Lyft driver, call our firm at 1.800.862.1260 or contact us online to arrange free consultation.