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Legal Help for the Injured
Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft have made traveling in Akron much more convenient. However, Uber and Lyft car accidents have risen since the inception of these services.
The legal ramifications of these accidents can be murky and complicated. It is certainly hard getting someone from these companies on the phone to discuss your accident. The Akron Uber and Lyft accident lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick can help. Let us handle the communication, the complications of the insurance world and fight for a fair and just settlement for your injuries and pain.
Our Akron Uber Accident Lawyers will be there in your time of need to make sure you are compensated for accidents resulting from the use of ride-share services. Call us today at (330) 869-9007 or use our online contact form to reach out.
Traffic accidents are a common occurrence and result from factors ranging from weather to distracted driving. Even your location can result in an increased chance of a car accident.
In Akron, some of the more dangerous locations in the city are the intersections of:
The things that make ridesharing services so appealing, like GPS and customer interaction, can also result in the driver becoming distracted, leading to a higher probability of a car accident.
Cars are safer than ever. Unfortunately, they are not 100% safe and the injuries resulting from a car accident caused by a Uber or Lyft driver can be severe.
A car accident in an Uber or Lyft can still involve:
Fight for Everything You’re Owed
Rideshare drivers are not only required to have personal insurance but additional insurance coverage as well.
In states like Ohio, Uber and Lyft drivers must have excess liability coverage of $1 million per incident. The level of coverage changes according to the status of the driver.
When the driver has the app turned on, a lower level of coverage applies, but when the driver accepts a fare, the level increases. These level changes can lead to complications and disputes with insurance companies.
Passengers who sustain injuries related to an Uber or Lyft accident deserve the chance to hold the at-fault party accountable. A skilled attorney can guide you through the legal process, help you get treatment, negotiate with insurance companies, and fight for everything you deserve.
A personal injury claim can help you recover your:
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What Makes KNR Special?
KNR has helped numerous Akron injury victims recover compensation. For example, KNR represented a client who needed neck surgery after being rear-ended while traveling North on 77. The claim was disputed by the insurance company, but we reached a $100,000 settlement.
At KNR, our Akron Uber accident lawyers have extensive experience helping Ohio drivers and passengers after Uber and Lyft accidents. With offices throughout the state, we are well-equipped to handle the most complex rideshare cases.