Harry here. By now, most drivers know that rideshare insurance will protect their car in the event of an accident, but what if you’re injured? Typically, Uber and Lyft’s insurance won’t provide coverage for injuries, but if the other driver is at fault, you could be entitled to a settlement. The process and rules are extremely confusing though, and if you’d like to learn more, head to our new Uber Accident Lawyer marketplace for more info.
Today, we’re featuring a guest post from one of our advertisers. Farid Yaghoubtil is a personal injury lawyer that specializes in dealing with rideshare drivers and has worked with Uber and Lyft drivers across the country.
You‘re driving a passenger on a sunny Tuesday and, while stopped at a red light, a vehicle slams into you from behind. It’s a scary situation but unfortunately, the more you’re out on the road as a driver, the more likely you are to get into an accident. You may be the best driver in the world but you can’t control other people’s actions.
Your passenger is hurt and you immediately contact the authorities. You also have pain in your neck and shoulder and need to get medical attention. What happens next?