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What to Do If You're Injured in a San Antonio Uber or Lyft Accident

Since arriving in 2014, the Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Lyft have solidified their presence in Texas, with a greater percentage of Texans opting to use their services each year. Sharing San Antonio roads and highways with an increased number of TNC drivers increases the possibility of car accidents involving civilians and these ridesharing services.

All car accidents are disorienting, but those in which multiple civilians are potentially injured and one party may or may not be on-the-job are especially complicated. This is why it’s best to secure quality legal representation as soon as possible following your accident.

The San Antonio attorneys at Carabin Shaw can help if you were in a car accident with an Uber or Lyft driver. When an insurance claim is disputed or insufficiently covers your damages, our attorneys can fight for your rights and the compensation you deserve. Our team has decades of experience among them and are ready to put it to use for you. You can learn more from other Texans we’ve helped by checking out Carabin Shaw’s client reviews.

Car Accidents in the City

The 2022 Crash Data and Statistics report from the Texas Department of Transportation shows that despite an overall decrease in traffic fatalities (16 fewer than in 2021), there were “no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2022.”

Urban centers like San Antonio account for many of these fatalities and many more injuries each year because they create situations where a high volume of cars are being moved around at high speeds in many directions. The kinds of injuries you can get from a car accident in San Antonio are numerous but some of the most common occur to the head and neck, which can keep a victim out of work and paying for months of ongoing medical care.

If you believe a negligent Lyft driver is at fault for your San Antonio car accident, then Carabin Shaw can prepare a Lyft accident lawsuit to help you recover damages for missed wages, pain and suffering, and medical expenses. We also offer free case reviews and initial consultations for all our new clients so you can focus more on recovering and less on more financial stress.

Get a Lawyer Who Knows Texas TNC Law

Though Texas TNC laws are more standardized than when Uber and Lyft first set up shop in the state, the insurance requirements in the Texas Occupations Code differ based on different parts of a TNC driver’s job. A victim is eligible for different amounts of compensation depending on whether the TNC driver is carrying a passenger, between rides, or en route to pick up a passenger. If you’re seeking an Uber accident settlement in San Antonio, look no further than Carabin Shaw.

Free Case Review at Carabin Shaw Law Firm

In some cases, the insurance companies representing big TNCs like Uber and Lyft will try to argue that their driver is not 100% at-fault for a particular incident, forcing victims to defend themselves with a clearer picture of the accident. This is a lot to ask of someone trying to recover from major injuries, property destruction, and the psychological toll of being in a serious car accident, which is why you want experience and passion on your side.

Let us tell you more about why Carabin Shaw can be the right San Antonio Uber and Lyft accident law firm for you. We’re available 24/7, and our toll-free number is 800-862-1260. Both English and Spanish-speaking representatives are always available to answer your questions and tell you more about what we do.

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