Lyft Accident Lawyer Melbourne, Florida
The growth of Lyft in Florida has coincided with an increase in rideshare accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in a Lyft accident, please do not delay in calling a Lyft accident lawyer Melbourne, Florida knows and respects, such as Arcadier, Bigger & Wood, PLLC.
Whether you were a driver, pedestrian, cyclists, or passenger, if a Lyft car was involved, compensation may be available. As a car accident attorney Melbourne, FL trusts, we would be happy to evaluate your case, investigate your accident, and as long as you have a valid claim, represent you during negotiations or any litigation that may follow.
Our firm has a vast understanding of rideshare laws that govern Lyft and other popular companies. Without a lawyer on your side, you may be especially vulnerable to making errors that jeopardize your case. Lyft is a multi-million dollar company with a team of lawyers working around the clock. As soon as an accident is reported to them, you can feel confident in knowing they are working on the case to build up a defense that supports their interests. Any insurance company will likely be doing the same thing. You, as an injured victim, should not let them get too far ahead. Call a Lyft accident lawyer in Melbourne, Florida as soon as possible.
Requirements for Drivers – All drivers of Lyft in Florida must adhere to a number of requirements. These include:
- They must be at least 21 years old
- They must undergo a background check with the DMV, local, and national databases
- They must not have been convicted of certain crimes
- They must own their own vehicle
- The vehicle must pass a 19 point inspection
- They must have an iPhone or Android phone
- Lyft drivers must also possess insurance coverage
Who is Liable?
You might ask a Lyft accident lawyer in Melbourne, Florida questions like “Who is liable?”, or “Can I sue Lyft?” The answers to these questions largely depend on the circumstances of what happened. Our law firm will need to review factors such asL
Whether you were the rideshare driver, passenger, a pedestrian, or the driver of another car.
The cause of the accident
Whether the Lyft driver was on the clock at the time the accident occurred
Lyft covers all of their drivers with a one million dollar policy while they are on the clock. In general, it is possible to file a claim against the Lyft police when the Lyft driver was on duty and caused, or partly caused, the accident. This tends to be true regardless of whether you were the passenger, a pedestrian, or other party.
The policy also includes uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage. If you were the Lyft passenger, and your Lyft car was in an accident with a driver who was under or uninsured, you will likely be able to file a claim with Lyft. A Lyft accident lawyer in Melbourne, Florida would almost certainly be needed.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a Lyft accident, turn to our Lyft accident lawyers in Melbourne, Florida for a case review and to explore your legal options. Call Arcadier, Bigger & Wood, PLLC.