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. Sure doesn’t seem fair, does it? Here you are, advertising […]

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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

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 than $200 million. Before the measure passed, Uber […]

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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?

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 you’re driving for Uber Eats, GrubHub, DoorDash, Instacart, goPuff, Shipt, […]

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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

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 than you might think. With more than 150,000 Ubers […]

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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 to reduce the number of drunk drivers […]

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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

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 to reduce the number of drunk drivers […]

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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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San Jose Uber Accident Highlights Danger of Distraction

San Jose Uber Accident Highlights Danger of Distraction

Tragedies, near-misses, and disturbing accident trends have San Jose residents worried that Uber might be putting profits ahead of people. A distracted Uber driver risks the safety of everyone on the road, including passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers. You’ve no doubt heard about local Uber accidents on the news, not to mention stories from celebrities […]

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California Uber Accident Settlement Results

California Uber Accident Settlement Results automobile Lyssa G. We Are Uber Accident Experts! “Sally was always very kind, responsive and helpful. Aside from the wonderful and unexpected settlement, the best part was that instead of dealing with the slimy insurance settlement case worker (who wanted to show up at my work to verify my injury), I dealt […]

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Uber Accident in San Jose? It Was Probably Caused by Distracted Driving.

Uber Accident in San Jose? It Was Probably Caused by Distracted Driving.

The typical Uber accident in San Jose is the result of distracted driving. In fact, Uber drivers are almost required to be distracted! Oddly enough, Uber mandates that drivers use their phones. Drivers must accept rides through the Uber app, interact courteously with passengers, and react to the constant stream of notifications Uber sends. It’s […]

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