Denver Colorado Rideshare Accidents
For persons aged 13-25, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death. This is due in part to drunk driving. Ridesharing was hoped to reduce accidents and road safety. While Uber alone has provided over 2 billion journeys across the world since starting operations in 2010, the impact of rideshare companies on motor vehicle crashes is only recently being understood. Data published by the National Library of Medicine found that rideshare operations led to a reduction in injury crashes or serious crashes in some cities while in others they increased.
If you have been injured in an accident involving a rideshare vehicle and/or driver, it can be confusing to determine who to reach out to for coverage for your injuries and damages. Do you contact the driver? Their rideshare employer? The insurance company of the car rental service the driver is using?
For help navigating the complex process of identifying the party responsible for your rideshare accident damages and then collecting on those damages, connect with an experienced rideshare accident attorney from Denver Personal Injury Attorneys.
You’ll Generally Be Covered, Even When the Rideshare Driver is Underinsured or Uninsured
If the driver that hit you is lacking current insurance or does not have enough to cover your complete damages, you may generally look to your underinsured/uninsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM). The Colorado Legislature notes that all insurance policyholders have UM/UIM coverage equal to their current level of liability coverage for bodily injury so long as they have not waived their UM/UIM in writing. You might wonder whether or not this applies to you and have concerns that asking your insurance company could lead to a denial of your claim. Getting clarity on these issues is part of how a Denver accident lawyer can help right now.
Your Denver Accident Lawyer Negotiates on Your Behalf
One of the most stressful parts of being injured, beyond the medical aspect, is figuring out how to pay all the related bills and replace the lost income. Injuries can result in long-term, life-altering consequences. If you do not file a claim with the appropriate insurance company to collect coverage, you and your family will be left to cover these bills out of pocket.
The client-centered approach at Denver Personal Injury Attorneys ensures that your case is treated with the individual attention it deserves so that you can focus on recovering from your injuries. While many of our potential clients worry that they cannot afford a consultation or they won’t be able to collect anything for their injuries, we are here to listen and help. Your initial case assessment is free, so don’t hesitate to connect with us to learn how we can help.
Discuss Your Case with a Denver Rideshare Accident Attorney
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