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If you were hurt in a Uber accident, contact our St. Louis Uber accident attorney can help you seek the recovery of damages by filing a lawsuit. Call Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. at 816-941-8949 to get a free consultation.
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St. Louis Uber Accident Attorney

Uber Accident Lawyer St. Louis

Uber and other rideshare services are no longer strange concepts to people in and around St. Louis. Most people have taken advantage of the convenience of Uber at some point. However, there are times when accidents involving Uber vehicles occur and people are injured. If you or a loved one need help from an Uber accident attorney, the team at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is here to help. We will investigate your case and work to secure any compensation you are entitled to.

Uber accidents can become complicated

Uber drivers are no different than any other driver on the roadway. Those who drive for Uber usually have no additional driver training. These are people who use their regular vehicles to transport people from place to place. They are prone to accidents, just like anyone else. During the latest reporting year in Missouri, there were 153,422 total vehicle crashes during the latest reporting year, according to the DPS. Out of these incidents, there were 923 total fatalities and 57,270 total injuries.

There are various scenarios in which a person could be injured in an incident with an Uber vehicle. This can include:

  • Passengers of an Uber injured in an accident
  • Drivers and passengers in other vehicles injured in an accident with an Uber vehicle
  • Pedestrians or bicyclists injured in an incident with an Uber vehicle

Who is responsible for covering the damages?

The most common question a person has after an incident with an Uber vehicle is – Who is responsible for covering the crash-related expenses?

The answer to that question can be complicated because it depends on what the Uber vehicle driver’s status was at the time of the crash.

  • If the driver was not working for Uber at the time of a crash they caused and they were conducting their own personal business, then their personal insurance carrier will be responsible for covering the damages.
  • If the Uber driver was signed in to work but did not have a passenger and was not on the way to pick up a passenger when they cause a crash, their personal insurance carrier is still the primary coverage. Uber’s insurance will kick in only if a driver’s coverage limits are exhausted or a claim is denied.
  • If an Uber driver has a passenger or is on the way to pick one up, Uber’s $1 million liability insurance policy kicks in to cover anyone involved in an accident with the Uber vehicle.

How much compensation is available for this case?

If you or someone you care about has been injured while using an Uber, you should seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., our knowledgeable and experienced team will work to investigate what happened in negotiate to secure the compensation you need. This can include:

  • Coverage of your Uber crash medical bills
  • Compensation for lost income if you are unable to work
  • Mental anguish damages
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages against a grossly negligent party

If you need a St. Louis Uber accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 816-941-8949.

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