When is the Driver or Rideshare Company Responsible in an Accident?
What if I get hit by a ride share vehicle? Period 0: When the driver is not logged into the Uber/Lyft app, Uber/Lyft provides no coverage Period 1: When the driver is logged into the app but has not yet accepted a ride request, Uber/Lyft provide liability coverage for any accident that is the fault of the driver, up to $50,000 per person injured in an accident, and $100,000 total injury liability per accident, and $25,000 property damage liability. Period 2: When the driver has accepted a trip and is on the way to pick-up, liability coverage increases to $1 million. Period 3: When the rider is in the car, ending at drop-off. Liability coverage of up to $1 million, plus limited coverage for damage to the driver's car, and uninsured motorists' coverage. If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer immediately. For a free case evaluation, call the Miami Legal Firm at 305-265-2265