What if I’m Injured While Driving an Uber or Lyft?

What if I'm Injured While Driving an Uber or Lyft

What if I’m Injured While Driving an Uber or Lyft? If you drive for Uber or Lyft, an accident could threaten your livelihood – especially if you’re severely injured. You might assume that the rideshare company will help pay for your injuries, but these companies have a history of trying to avoid driver injury claims. […]

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Prop 22: App-Based Drivers as Contractors and Labor Policies Initiative

Prop 22: App-Based Drivers as Contractors and Labor Policies Initiative

App-Based Drivers as Contractors and Labor Policies Initiative California voters recently passed Proposition 22, a ballot measure backed by some of the most powerful players in the rideshare and delivery industries: Uber, Lyft, Instacart, and DoorDash. Together, these four companies supported Prop 22 with the most expensive ballot campaign in California history, costing them more […]

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What if I’m Injured While Working as a Delivery Driver?

What if I'm Injured While Working as a Delivery Driver?

What if I’m Injured While Working as a Delivery Driver? Do you work as a delivery driver in San Francisco, Los Angeles, or another California community? There are an estimated 3.5 million employed delivery drivers and 16 million gig delivery drivers in the U.S. and about 36,400 of them work right here in California. Maybe […]

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What if My Uber is Hit by Another Uber?

Call Sally Morin Personal Injury Lawyers at 877-380-8852 if you’re in an Uber vs. Uber accident

What if My Uber is Hit by Another Uber? Imagine hopping into an Uber and traveling just a few blocks when a car crashes into you. And – surprise! – it’s another Uber. Now the two Uber drivers are yelling at each other and you’re caught in the middle. This scenario plays out more often […]

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Do Uber and Lyft Screen Their Drivers?

Do Uber and Lyft Screen Their Drivers

Do Uber and Lyft Screen Their Drivers? Ridesharing was born right here in California, where companies like Uber and Lyft have been picking up and dropping off customers since 2009. From out-of-towners to weekend revelers, ridesharing is a hugely popular service for those who seek on-demand transportation. In the latter case, ridesharing is one way […]

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What Happens if an Accident is Caused by a Drunk Lyft Driver?

What Happens if an Accident is Caused by a Drunk Lyft Driver

What Happens if an Accident is Caused by a Drunk Lyft Driver? Ridesharing was born right here in California, where companies like Uber and Lyft have been picking up and dropping off customers since 2009. From out-of-towners to weekend revelers, ridesharing is a hugely popular service for those who seek on-demand transportation. In the latter […]

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Do Uber and Lyft Passengers Have to Wear Seatbelts?

Do Uber and Lyft Passengers Have to Wear Seatbelts

Wearing a seat belt reduces your risk of injury or death in a crash by half. You’re much safer in a car when you buckle up. California requires the use of seat belts, but did you know that there are some exceptions? In certain situations, you’re not breaking the law by not wearing a seat […]

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Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Testing in San Francisco

Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Testing in San Francisco

Uber Resumed Testing Self-Driving Cars San Francisco Self-driving Ubers are back on the streets of San Francisco. So far, there are just two autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs and they operate only during daytime hours in a testing mode that doesn’t involve picking up passengers. Uber is reintroducing these so-called “driverless” vehicles, which actually have human […]

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Reported Number of Uber and Lyft California Accidents is Misleading

Reported Number of Uber and Lyft California Accidents is Misleading

Misleading Reports of California Uber and Lyft Accidents Most people who use Uber and Lyft assume the services are safe. After all, rideshare services are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and we’d hear about it if they weren’t acting safely, right?Not so fast. What you might not realize is that these companies […]

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What to Do if You’re in a Car Accident With a Delivery Driver

Getting in a Car Accident With a Delivery Driver

Next time you’re sitting in California traffic, take a moment to consider this: You’re surrounded by delivery drivers. They’re driving for Uber Eats, GrubHub, DoorDash, Lyft, Instacart, goPuff, Shipt, Postmates, Amazon, FedEx, UPS, pizza places, local restaurants, department stores, and thousands of other companies. In fact, San Francisco is one of the nation’s top 5 […]

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