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Uber/Lyft Assault Victim Advocacy Attorney in Austin Texas

For Austin travelers, calling an Uber or Lyft for a ride can be a mundane and daily task. However, every time you enter a rideshare vehicle, you are putting your trust in the driver to adhere to a certain duty of care. More and more, it seems that rideshare drivers have taken advantage of that trust. If you have been the victim of assault from a rideshare driver, working with the Texas attorneys at Carabin Shaw is your best path towards holding the predator accountable.

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Since Uber’s founding in 2009, it has skyrocketed in business and value, especially in highly populated cities like Austin. With an annual revenue of over $11 billion according to TheStreet, Uber, and its competitor Lyft, have enjoyed widespread success. Unfortunately, as any rideshare safety negligence attorney can attest, they have also enjoyed a level of legal protection unique among such large businesses.

Because the drivers for rideshare companies are contractors, they are not employees of the companies they drive for. In the past, this has meant that Uber and Lyft have been able to try and dodge liability for the crimes committed by their drivers.

Navigating the legal loopholes that Uber and Lyft have set up for themselves requires the guidance of an expert, and the Austin Uber/Lyft sexual assault lawyers at Carabin Shaw have the experience needed to advocate on your behalf after a rideshare assault incident.

Holding Uber/Lyft Accountable for Their Drivers

As physical and sexual assaults against rideshare passengers increase, government resources turn to holding those companies accountable, a boon to every assault attorney in Austin, as well as the victims we support. The U.S. Government Accountability Office, for example, was licensed in 2023 to study and gather evidence for incidences of rideshare assault. Collecting incident data, and making it public, means that Uber and Lyft cannot claim that they were unaware of these occurrences.

Why Work With Rideshare Assault Lawsuit Lawyers in Austin TX?

The most important part of any personal injury lawsuit is to work alongside experienced professionals in Austin who will prioritize your best interests. At Carabin Shaw, we have devoted over 30 years to doing exactly that, and you can see examples of our quality services at the Carabin Shaw reviews.

So what are the benefits of working with trusted lawyers at Carabin Shaw?

1. Address Concerns for Safety

Stepping forward about sexual assault is never easy, and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center found that 63% of these crimes go unreported. It takes strength and courage to pursue legal action against abusers, and doing so can save another person from becoming a victim in the future.

We believe you, we trust you, and our free case review provides you with a space to ask any and all questions you may have about pursuing your legal claim safely.

2. Handle All Legal Communications

Few crimes leave as much emotional trauma as sexual assault, and we understand that it can seem impossible to truly step away and heal while in the middle of legal processes.

Our team will handle all communications with insurance companies, legal officers, and rideshare company representatives. We handle the case, so you can take the time you need to heal in whatever way that you can.

3. Provide Cost-Free Legal Advocacy

At Carabin Shaw, we offer our services on a contingency-fee basis. Alongside our free case review, this means that you owe nothing for our legal expertise until your case has been won.

Legal Advocacy for Austin Rideshare Assault Victims | Call toll-free at 800-862-1260

If you have suffered from a sexual assault event at the hands of an Uber/Lyft driver in Austin then you deserve to have someone in your corner who will fight for you and your best interests.

Your journey towards rightful compensation begins with a single phone call. Our English and Spanish-speaking staff are available 24/7. Call today to ask questions about your case and to schedule your free case review.

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Austin, TX 78701

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