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What Should I Do After an Uber Car Accident?

At first glance, Uber is a great alternative to the taxi. With a push of a button, your own personal driver will arrive in minutes. For almost a third the price of a traditional cab service, you can go just about anywhere in Las Vegas and beyond. On top that, there are many different levels of service, with all-inclusive rates for anyone willing to pay the price. But what happens when this brand new service, meets a very old problem – like a car accident?

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According to Uber's policy, its drivers are not employees, but independent contractors that are taking advantage of the technology that it provides.

If you are reading this page, there is a good chance this has already happened to you, or a loved one. Whatever the details surrounding your accident, you've been hurt and an Uber driver is responsible. However, Uber is not known for providing coverage readily to those who have been injured by one of their drivers. In fact, unlike the ease of their service, they will actively fight you at every turn.

This is where The Husband & Wife Law Team comes in.

Over the years, we have successfully fought for many people who were injured by negligent drivers. We have what it takes to go up against difficult insurance companies, and we have the track record to prove it.

For more information or to schedule a free case consultation with a skilled Las Vegas car accident lawyer, we encourage you to contact us at your earliest convenience. Submit your information using the form found on this page or dial (702) 380-8000. If you are unable to visit our office, let us know and we will come to you.

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Who is Insured in an Uber Accident in Las Vegas?

As of this writing, Uber drivers are not considered employees of the company. According to Uber's policy, its drivers are independent contractors that are taking advantage of the technology that it provides. But they are not employees. This obviously presents a problem. If an Uber driver causes an accident, who is responsible?

Right now, it is the insurance companies. Uber drivers are expected to carry their own insurance for the car and any damages that may occur whilst in transit. There are specific parameters to this coverage, as well. In addition, Uber does provide a minimal amount of insurance for both its drivers and their passengers. However, the degree to which you are covered could be disputed and should be thoroughly reviewed by an attorney.

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Get Help from Las Vegas Ridesharing Accident Lawyers

If you have been in an accident involving an Uber driver, contact The Husband & Wife Law Team today. Uber has proven to be a particularly difficult company that will fight any claim vigorously. You will need help taking them on. Contact us today and let our Las Vegas injury attorneys help you get on the road recovery.

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