Standing Up For Passengers Injured In Rideshare Accidents
Ridesharing has grown in popularity in the past decade. People moonlighting as Uber and Lyft drivers are becoming omnipresent, and the convenience has many consumers thrilled. But what happens if you — as a passenger in one of these vehicles — sustain injuries in an accident? Who is accountable?
Ridesharing drivers are typically independent contractors, and ridesharing companies often sidestep the issue by trying to avoid responsibility. If you’re injured, you need the skills and aggressiveness of a seasoned personal injury attorney. The Law Office of Desirée M. Charbonnet in New Orleans will advocate for you in securing the compensation you deserve. Desi was born and raised in New Orleans. She has a vested stake in the community and your well-being.
What Happens After A Rideshare Accident?
Complications often arise in rideshare accidents because the industry is new. The rules and guidelines pertaining to ridesharing insurance can sometimes be murky. Desi can represent you and get to the bottom of this confusion. If you have been involved in a rideshare accident, here are steps to take:
- Record the name of the driver.
- Determine the vehicle’s owner (Yes, sometimes the driver does not own it.).
- Obtain the name of all passengers.
- Write down the make, model and year of the vehicle.
- Secure information about the vehicle’s insurance.
She has served as an attorney for more than 20 years and municipal judge for 10 years. Understanding, compassionate, attentive and tenacious, Desi will fight for you to gain any compensation from your accident-related injuries.
We Offer Free Consultations
It can be a ball of confusion if injured in a rideshare accident. Many insurance companies may be involved, the ridesharing company may be neglectful, and the driver may be incompetent. You need the assistance of a hometown attorney who is invested in the community. The Law Office of Desirée M. Charbonnet in New Orleans will advocate for you. Desi is a skilled negotiator and a determined litigator. You pay no attorney’s fees unless she wins your case. Desi offers free initial consultations, so contact her online or call 504-399-3374.