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Uber and Lyft are changing the way we travel. According to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, ridesharing services have been responsible for a 3% increase in motor vehicle fatalities since they were introduced in 2011. Unlike taxi companies, Uber and Lyft drivers use their own personal vehicles rather than commercial vehicles. Accordingly, Florida Law requires coverage beyond the state-standard insurance coverage for personal vehicles. However, there are distinctions between the amount of coverage required when providing a ride and when simply logged into the network. While logged into the network but not providing a ride, drivers must have:
  • Coverage of at least $50,000 for death and bodily injury per person
  • Coverage of at least $100,000 for death and bodily injury per incident
  • Coverage of at least $25,000 for property damage
  • Personal injury protection benefits that meet the minimum coverage amounts required under §627.730-627.7405
  • Uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage as required by §627.727.

Do I Have A Case?

While providing a ride, drivers must have:
  • Coverage of at least $1 million for death, bodily injury, and property damage
  • Personal injury protection benefits that meet the minimum coverage amounts required of a limousine under §627.730-§627.7405
  • Uninsured and underinsured vehicle coverage as required by §627.727
We also understand that legal issues with Uber and Lyft are not just limited to auto accidents and sometimes involve physical and sexual assaults. If you were groped, sexually harassed, sexually assaulted, robbed, attacked, beaten, threatened, or otherwise suffered emotional or physical harm by an Uber or Lyft driver, then an Uber/Lyft accident attorney may be able to help. Uber and Lyft are providing a service to the public and have a legal duty to ensure their drivers are offering a safe environment for their passengers. The professionals at Pacin Levine are experienced Uber/Lyft accident lawyers. We are familiar with Uber and Lyft practices, procedures, and insurance policies, having represented many types of cases involving Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing services. Our cases have included:
  • Pedestrians struck by Uber and Lyft vehicles
  • Passengers injured in Uber and Lyft vehicles
  • Vehicles involved in accidents with Uber and Lyft vehicles
  • Uber and Lyft drivers injured by other vehicles
  • Bicyclists struck by Uber and Lyft vehicles
  • Sexual and physical assaults by Uber and Lyft drivers

Reach out to an Uber/Lyft accident attorney at Pacin Levine today. Schedule a free case evaluation at 1-800-24-7-CRASH (2727).

What If I Am An Uber or Lyft Driver and I Was Hit By An Uninsured Motorist?

As an Uber or Lyft driver, your ridesharing company is required to provide up to $1 million in uninsured motor vehicle coverage while you are engaged in a ride and $50,000 in uninsured motor vehicle coverage when you are logged into the network (but not engaged in a ride). This will cover you in the event that you are injured due to the negligence of an uninsured driver or in a hit and run accident, which is not your fault.

Reach out to one of Pacin Levine’s experienced Uber/Lyft accident lawyers today.

Call Our Uber/Lyft Accident Lawyers Today

The law limits your time to make a claim. Call today and let our experienced team of attorneys help you with your case. Reach our lawyers at Pacin Levine at 1-800-24-7-CRASH (2727).

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