Lyft Accident and Injury Lawyers ChicagoAfter an Lyft accident, it's important not to panic. You should take these steps:
- Seek medical treatment immediately. Many injuries may not feel severe until hours after the crash.
- Call 911.
- Collect the insurance information from all drivers and get contact information from witnesses.
- Take photos of the accident scene and vehicles.
- Contact our experienced Chicago Lyft accident lawyers.
- Do not speak to any insurance company. You can refer them to your lawyer.
Causes of Lyft AccidentsSome common causes of Lyft accidents include:
- Aggressive driving
- Distracted driving
- Fatigued driving
- Road defects
Common Lyft Accident Injuries
You must seek medical treatment as soon as possible after an Lyft accident. Some injuries may seem minor initially but then evolve into more severe problems. Some common Lyft accident injuries include:
- Sprains / strains
- Neck and back injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)
Compensation for an Lyft AccidentOur Lyft accident law firm will fight to get the compensation you deserve after an accident. Some damages we get you monetary compensation for include:
- Property Damage
- Medical expenses
- Disability accommodations
- Car rental fees
- Lost income
- Emotional distress
- Pain and Suffering
Lyft Accident Settlement Check Timeline
Insurance companies aren't in a hurry to give you money after an accident. They drag their feet, so it's essential to bring on your Lyft accident lawyer to fight for you. Some significant factors that impact the time it takes to get paid, include:
- The complexity of the case
- The duration and extent of your medical treatment
- Stalling by the insurance company
- Contentious negotiations to fight for the compensation you deserve
What Is Lyft's Insurance Policy in an Lyft Accident?
Lyft's insurance policy can be complicated, so it's essential to have our Lyft accident lawyers on your side. The policy limits vary widely depending on the type of accident and when the accident occurs. There are instances when rideshare companies offer $1,000,000 in coverage, and times when the limits are very small (if not entirely non-existent). It’s important to understand the insurance available to you after a crash.
Frequently Asked Lyft Accident Questions
Our LegalRideshare team is here to answer your most frequently asked questions about Lyft accidents in Chicago. We understand the aftermath of an accident can be challenging, so we are here to help.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer?
Many rideshare and insurance companies stall to make victims accept a small amount of money. It is critical to have an Lyft lawyer that understands the process and case values, and will fight until you get the settlement you deserve.
Does LegalRideshare Handle Cases Outside of Chicago?
LegalRideshare can assist with accident and injury claims nationwide. We've helped thousands of drivers won millions of dollars.
How Long Do I Have to File an Lyft Accident Lawsuit?
If you were in an Lyft accident in Illinois, you typically have two years to file a personal injury lawsuit (there are times when the deadline is shorter). Other states have varying deadlines. Do not wait. Call our lawyers immediately for a consultation.
Will My Lyft Accident Case Go to Court?
Most Lyft accident cases are settled before going to court. That said, if the insurance company is unwilling to offer fair compensation, our lawyers are ready to file the lawsuit on your behalf.
How Much Do Your Services Cost?
LegalRideshare doesn't get compensated until we win. If for some reason you cannot recover, there is no fee. Contact us today for a free consultation.