Ridesharing services are increasing in popularity and prevalence throughout the country and Columbus is certainly no exception.
Along with their surge in usage, comes an increase in accidents associated with them. If this has happened to you or someone you know, contact a rideshare accident attorney. The legal professionals at Barkan Meizlish LLP are a dedicated staff of rideshare attorneys. Though a new form of transportation, our experience has given us the necessary foundation to succeed as rideshare accident attorneys. Don’t risk fighting your case on your own, contact the rideshare driver injury attorneys at Barkan Meizlish today.
While popular ridesharing services have just recently increased their popularity in municipalities across the US, the cars they use have been around for decades. Ridesharing accidents are fundamentally the same as other vehicular crashes. They can be caused by any number of the following:
Even more so than others, rideshare drivers are distracted much of the time. They are forced to use their phone for GPS routes, pick up other passengers and complete transactions. Rideshare drivers also typically converse with their passengers, which can also be distracting. Despite any amount of experience, this leaves the driver vulnerable to mistakes and errors behind the wheel which can lead to accidents for any driver. Each time the rideshare driver looks at their phone or engages in conversation their risk for a crash increases drastically.
Just like other car crashes, if you have been involved in a rideshare accident, contact law enforcement. The responding officer’s report will determine who is at fault. If you believe the rideshare or other driver has acted negligently, you could be entitled to compensation for injuries and damages. We help victims of negligence injuries on a daily basis. We will work with you to ensure that you are properly compensated for your injuries and the effect said injuries have on your life. Don’t be a victim of someone else’s negligence without being compensated.
Barkan Meizlish LLP can assist you in seeking damages for the following:
If you or someone you know was involved in a rideshare accident, contact Barkan Meizlish LLP. Our attorneys can assist you and sort the specifics of your case. Over the last 60 years, Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP personal injury lawyers have settled thousands of cases and tried hundreds to verdict in courts throughout the state. The results we’ve obtained for our clients include multi-million-dollar recoveries.
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