What Information Is Needed to Determine the Circumstances of Your Uber Accident?

Have you been injured in an Uber accident? If you have, you should report the accident to Uber. No specific form is used or required to do so. It can be reported through the Uber app “rate your ride” feature and it is usually a good idea to give Uber this notice as soon as…

Why Are Uber Drivers Upset About Proposition 22 and What Does it Mean for Liability?

There has been a lot of buzz surrounding Uber drivers and California legislation. Back on January 1st of last year, Assembly Bill 5 went into effect. Commonly referred to as the “gig worker bill,” it required companies hiring independent contractors to reclassify them as employees. This would mean that Uber drivers would be entitled to…

Bio Attack in an Uber

With the pandemic has come unprecedented stress levels spread across the globe. Stay-at-home orders, mask requirements, and a complete upheaval of everyday life as we know it has taken a toll. This stress, fear, and frustration have taken many forms, many of which have been unproductive and potentially harmful. One example has been prominently featured…

Can I File a Claim in an Uber Accident that Does Not Cause Me Physical Injury?

When you are injured due to the negligence of another, the law provides a mechanism for you to be compensated for the harm you have suffered by bringing a personal injury claim. Injury can refer to a variety of things, although physical injury is most prominently featured. You are, however, entitled to file a claim…

Uber Accidents Don’t Always Happen In The Vehicle

Every day people get into cars with strangers. You read that right. Since we are all little kids we heard every day that you are supposed to stay from strangers. “Stranger, danger” is the saying we teach children in order to protect them from getting hurt, kidnapped, or worse, killed. Yet as we get older…

Who Do You Sue After a Rideshare Accident?

More and more Los Angelenos are using ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft to get where they need to go. But what happens when you’re a passenger in a ridesharing vehicle involved in an accident? What if you’re a passenger in another vehicle involved in an accident with an Uber car? Who takes care of…

Uber’s Self-Driving Vehicles Are Back On The Road, But What About Liability In The Event Of Accidents?

Uber resumes road testing of its self-driving cars just nine months after a pedestrian was killed by one of the company’s autonomous cars. The multi-billion-dollar ride-hailing giant pulled its self-driving cars from the U.S. roads in March 2018 after a fatal accident that resulted in the death of an Arizona woman. As of December 20,…

Uber Crashes Into Rapper’s Home

You may have missed the story last week of an Uber vehicle slamming into the yard of Los Angeles rapper YG. While police are still investigating the cause of the crash, here is what we know: The Uber was a black Chevrolet Suburban YG, 28, was inside the Uber at the time The vehicle crashed…

Uber Accident Aftermath: What Steps to Take

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have become one of the most popular modes of transportation in cities nationwide. This is especially true in California, where Uber was founded. After downloading the Uber app, all you need to do is request a ride and a car will be at your location within minutes to take…

Thinking of Uber? Think of These Risks First

In the modern age, ridesharing using services like Uber has become more and more popular for being trying to get around town. While before the “Uber era” people had to rely on taxi cabs, public transit or their own cars to get from place to place, now people can opt to swipe and tap a…