Addison Rideshare and Scooter Accident Attorney
MAS Law understands the complexities and unique challenges associated
with rideshare and scooter accidents. Our dedicated team of
Addison personal injury attorneys has the expertise and resources to guide you through the legal
process, ensuring your rights are protected and you receive the compensation
We are here to help. You can contact our Addison personal injury lawyers
today at (972) 460-9339.
Understanding Rideshare Accidents
Rideshare services in Addison like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the
transportation industry. But with this convenience comes a new set of
legal issues. In the event of an accident, determining liability can be
complex, as it may involve the driver, the rideshare company, or even
another third party.
Liability in a Rideshare Accident: Another Driver
In situations where the rideshare driver is not at fault, the other driver
involved is typically held responsible. When a negligent driver collides
with a rideshare vehicle, causing injuries or damages, that driver is
liable for any resulting expenses.
Liability in a Rideshare Accident: The Rideshare Driver
Of course, rideshare drivers are not infallible. They can also cause an
accident, making them liable for any damages or injuries that result.
Insurance can get complicated for rideshare drivers. They are considered
independent contractors, not employees of the rideshare company. As such,
the driver is responsible for maintaining a personal auto insurance policy.
Rideshare companies require their drivers to carry an insurance policy
that covers. This policy covers accidents that occur in Addison while
the driver is on the job.
However, rideshare drivers are usually covered by the rideshare company’s
insurance, too. When they accept a job, their secondary insurance kicks
in. It remains active from the moment they go to pick someone up to the
moment they drop them off.
If a negligent rideshare driver has caused you harm, we can help you seek
compensation from both the driver’s insurance and the rideshare
company’s insurance policy. Our team can sort out the liability
and hold the correct party responsible.
Liability in a Rideshare Accident: The Rideshare Company
Rideshare companies may also be held liable in an accident. These corporations
have a responsibility to make sure their drivers are properly trained
and qualified to be on the road.
Additionally, the rideshare company is responsible for making sure vehicles
are safe and in proper working order. However, the driver is usually responsible
for maintenance. If a rideshare wreck is the result of a poorly maintained
vehicle, liability can be difficult to pinpoint.
Our team is here to put in the investigation and long hours needed for
your case. We will work tirelessly to make sure the liable entities are
held responsible, whether they are an individual or a company.
Navigating Scooter Accidents
Electric scooters, with their ease of use and accessibility, have become
a popular mode of transportation in many urban areas. However, their proliferation
has led to an increase in accidents, resulting in serious injuries.
Our experienced attorneys specialize in scooter accidents and can help
you navigate the intricacies of these cases.
Liability in a Scooter Accident
In a scooter accident, many parties could be held responsible. It all depends
on the situation.
An outside party, such as
a driver or another scooter rider, could be at fault.
If you rented a scooter, and it was defective,
the scooter company may be liable for damages. Even this situation is not as cut-and-dry as it sounds. The defect could
come from the manufacturer, or it could come from the rental company renting
out defective scooters.
Determining liability for a scooter accident requires a thorough investigation
of the accident and the parties involved. We consider these accidents
to be just as serious as a
car wreck, and we won’t take your case lightly. Our
MAS Law team are willing to put in the necessary work to hunt down the party responsible
for your scooter-related injuries.
Our Scooter and Rideshare accident attorneys serve Addison and its surrounding
neighborhoods. You can set up a free consultation by contacting us online.