Oxford, MS Uber Accidents
In the bustling city of Oxford, Mississippi, rideshare services like Uber are thriving. The city sees a lot of traffic due to its rich history, famous attractions, and buzzing music scene, among other things, so it makes sense that Uber is becoming more and more prevalent in the region. In Oxford, Uber is popular with people of all ages, including college students. Naturally, as the number of Uber drivers in the area climbs, the number of accidents involving them increases as well. No matter if you are a passenger in an Uber vehicle or driving your own vehicle when you are in a rideshare collision, you can sustain serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. If you have been injured in an Uber accident that occurred in Oxford, Mississippi, the Oxford Uber accident lawyers of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz may be able to help you recover economic and non-economic damages for your injuries and losses. Give us a call today, and let us show you the NST way.Who Is Held Liable After an Uber Accident?
To illustrate an example of an Uber collision, let’s say that you are taking an Uber vehicle to an event at The Pavilion at Ole Miss, which is located at 762 All American Drive, Oxford, MS 38655. On the way to your destination, you become involved in a collision that leaves you with whiplash, lacerations, head trauma, and spinal cord injuries. An ambulance arrives at the scene of the accident and rushes you to Baptist Memorial Hospital at 1100 Belk Boulevard, Oxford, MS 38655.
Your injuries result in costly monetary losses, including medical bills and lost wages, and intangible losses, including loss of enjoyment of life and pain and suffering. As with the aftermath of most rideshare collisions in Lafayette County, including Lyft accidents, many victims in this type of predicament often wonder who exactly is responsible for compensating them for their injuries and losses. The answer depends on several factors, which a knowledgeable Uber accident lawyer in the Oxford area can explain in great detail.
If an Uber driver is at fault for an accident after accepting a ride from a passenger or while transporting a passenger, there is liability coverage of $1 million to compensate for property damage, bodily injury, and death. On the other hand, if the fault lies with another driver, the other driver may be held liable for the accident, and even if the at-fault driver is uninsured or underinsured, Uber may pay up to $1 million for your losses.Talk with One of Our Uber Accident Attorneys in Oxford Today
At the personal injury law firm of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, our 30+ lawyers and 120+ support staff members are ready to assist you however we can when disaster strikes in the form of an Uber accident or some other type of crash. Our firm advocates for people injured in Oxford, Jackson, Tupelo, Starkville, Grenada, Little Rock, Jonesboro, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, Caruthersville, Hayti, Columbus, Meridian, and in other communities throughout Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, and Kentucky. Contact our Oxford Uber accident attorneys today by calling us toll-free at 800-529-4004 or by completing our online form. We are available 24/7 to set up a free consultation with a car collision attorney in the area. After talking with us, it will be easy to see why so many people say that NST is the way to go.