If you are involved in a Metairie Uber accident or a Metairie Lyft accident, involving personal injury or property damage, you will likely be making an insurance claim against Uber's commercial insurer for the injuries you sustained in the car accident. This is the case whether you are an Uber or Lyft driver, an Uber or Lyft passenger, or in another vehicle involved in an accident with an Uber or Lyft driver. You may wish to consult a Metairie Uber Accident lawyer to explore the various coverages available to you following the accident.
While we would need to review the facts and circumstances of each case and each car accident to evaluate insurance coverage available, Uber's insurer typically provides the following insurance coverages in the greater New Orleans area and Metairie:
If your Uber app is turned on and you are available to take passengers, Uber's insurer provides liability coverage of $50,000 per person and $100,000 per accident as well as $25,000 in property damage.
If you are in route to pick up a passenger or if you have a passenger, Uber's insurer provides $1,000,000 in total liability coverage as well as $1,000,000 of uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage and coverage for property damage.
If you have been involved in a car or trucking accident involving Uber, give us a call for a free consultation on how we can assist you with your claim. If you are involved in a car accident in Metairie or New Orleans, it is important to consult with an experienced Metairie uber accident attorney or a New Orleans uber accident attorney as soon as possible.
Megan C. Kiefer is a partner at Kiefer & Kiefer. She is a personal injury lawyer who has handled many car accident cases involving Uber and Lyft.
This is provided for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice.