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Amber W. Hughes, Martza J. Majstoravich, Edward L. Murrelle

Bringing Decades Of Experience To Help Rideshare Accident Victims In North Carolina

Rideshares such as Uber and Lyft are increasingly popular in Morehead and surrounding areas. However, these drivers are just as capable of causing accidents as any other motorist.

If you need legal help after an injury caused by a rideshare driver, contact Murrelle, Hughes & Majstoravich, P.A. For more than four decades, our North Carolina car accident attorneys have sought compensation for accident victims. We help people injured in accidents involving the following rideshare companies:

  • Uber
  • Lyft
  • Cabify
  • Via
  • Ztrip
  • Arro
  • Curb

Are you hesitant to file a lawsuit? We understand. In our community, many people do not want to go the public route of litigating a claim. Our personal injury attorneys are used to negotiating favorable settlements for our clients out of court.

Who Is Liable In An Uber Accident Or Lyft Accident?

Usually, the person driving the rideshare vehicle is at fault for the accident. There are some rare instances in which the rideshare company could be responsible, such as when:

  • The company failed to screen their driver’s background.
  • The company failed to train the driver properly.

The rideshare driver’s personal insurance provider might deny a claim for an injury that occurred while transporting a client, as insurance companies consider this time period business use and not personal use. Both Uber and Lyft provide liability insurance when their drivers are using their vehicles for business purposes. In a rideshare injury claim, your car accident lawyer may first have to file a claim with the driver’s insurer, and then file a second claim with the rideshare company’s insurer.

Talk To A Rideshare Accident Lawyer – Free Initial Personal Injury Consults

Because rideshare cases are complicated, you need the counsel of knowledgeable personal injury lawyers like ours at Murrelle, Hughes & Majstoravich, P.A. Please call us at 252-515-7036 or send us an email to schedule a free initial personal injury consultation. We work on a contingency fee basis.