Burbank Uber Accident Lawyer

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Rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft have become so common and popular in the last few years that are quite literally part of the lexicon in every day life.

Uber and Lyft are ride hailing company using a mobile app on iOS and Android devices that allows passengers to connect with drivers for hire.

“My Uber is here” is something heard everyday across the State of California from people in places as diverse as churches, nightclubs, schools, airports and the workplace.

It is so common in fact that it has been reported in 2019 that there are now 75 million riders using the Uber app globally, with nearly 42 Million active riders in the US alone.

The average rider in California spends about $250 per month on Uber rides.

There are approximately 1/2 a million Uber and Lyft drivers in California, making it one of the largest rideshare markets not only in the United Sates, but also across the world.

When you also factor in other drivers and services such as Postmates, DoorDashGrubhub and even UberEats, that means a lot of people on the road.

If you have been injured in an Uber or Lyft accident contact us today to speak with a Burbank Uber accident lawyer.

Why Contact The Law Office of Daniel Kim

Driving can be dangerous anywhere, and this is true in Burbank also.

It seems like every year there are more and more cars on the road, making the chances of being in a car accident go up and up.

Using Uber as a rider can be a great way to commute or get to where you need to be, especially if you plan on drinking or parking is going to be an issue or expensive.

Driving for Uber can also be a great way to make some extra money on the side as a “gig economy” worker, or even driving as a full time job or when between jobs.

But the more people and cars are on the road, the higher the statistical chance of you being in an accident.

If you have been involved in an accident with an Uber or Lyft whether you are a passenger, driver or even pedestrian, you will need a great Burbank Uber accident lawyer on your side.

Daniel Kim only deals with motor vehicle accidents and is an expert at dealing with the insurance companies, especially Uber’s tough insurance companies such as James River.

Thinking you can deal with insurance adjusters and medical claims on your own might seem like a good idea in the beginning, but you will soon find that the process gets very difficult very quickly.

Here are some reasons to consider The Law Office of Daniel Kim

  • Daniel Kim is an experienced personal injury attorney that knows every loophole, trick and law that Uber and their insurance companies will try and use.
  • We can help you seek immediate medical care and get you on the road to recovery as fast as possible.
  • Daniel has well over 1000 positive reviews from past satisfied clients on Yelp, Google and Facebook.
  • Our law firm will use top investigators and methods to help prove your case beyond a shadow of a doubt.
  • We treat all our clients fairly, ethically and compassionately.
  • You can contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • We encourage you to ask questions.
  • We are here to help.
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How Much is My Uber Accident Settlement Worth

Our  primary goal at The Law Office of Daniel Kim is to make sure you are on the road to recovery as soon as possible.

This includes helping you get the proper medical treatment immediately post accident, and the follow up care as needed.

Of course we also care about getting you the proper compensation and maximum settlement for your claim so that you can be made whole and move on from this traumatic event.

It is very important to keep track of all your medical expenses right from the start.

Emergency room, hospital stays, doctor visits and more all add up and will help you later with your case.

While every case is different and there is no real way to get an exact value of your case in the beginning, as the case proceeds we will start discussing demand amounts with you.

Daniel Kim is a respected Burbank Uber accident lawyer and he’ll fight for you.

These are also subject to change as we progress.

We will seek compensation for things like:

  • Medical bills – this includes all ambulance, ER, doctor visits and follow up care.
  • Property damage – to your vehicle or any personal property.
  • Loss of wages and earnings – this can include money lost following the crash as well as loss of potential future earnings.
  • Pain and suffering – for both physical and emotional trauma.
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Should I Report an Accident to Uber

If you are an Uber or Lyft driver then should file a report as soon as possible.

In addition you’ll want to contact a Burbank Uber accident lawyer immediately and we are available 24 hours a day.

Waiting to report any accident will no benefit you in any way, and in fact could actually harm you in the long run.

Either way, whether you are a driver or a passenger involved in an Uber accident, if you are injured and unsure what to do next, contact The Law Office of Daniel Kim immediately for a Free consultation and advice.

We will explain how this process works and point you in the right direction, starting with helping you locate the proper medical care.

Common Causes of Uber Accidents in Burbank

Like any motor vehicle accident, there can be a variety of causes when it comes to a Rideshare involved accident.

And like any other time you drive a car or are a passenger, anytime you are in an Uber or Lyft there is a chance you could be involved in accident.

Here is a list of common causes for Uber crashes in Burbank:

  • Tired drivers – exhausted drivers working long hours are a common complaint.
  • Distracted drivers – looking at the Uber app and not paying attention to the road.
  • Speeding  – the leading cause of accidents everywhere.
  • Tailgating – driving too close and too aggressively behind another vehicle.
  • Bad weather – rain and fog can make driving unpredictable.
  • Running red lights – always dangerous and sadly a very common cause of car accidents.
  • Driving under the influence – DUI or driving while drinking or taking drugs.

Common Injuries From an Uber Accident

Injuries from an Uber accident can range from minor to catastrophic.

Factors that could determine the severity of your injuries include whether you were sitting in the front or back seats, if you knew the crash was coming and had time to brace yourself, and the speed at which all vehicles were traveling.

The severity of your injuries will of course play a major role in your case and any settlement you may receive, as well as your projected recovery.

Common injuries we see all the time from Uber accidents:

  • Concussion – Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is extremely common in all motor vehicle accidents.
  • Neck injuries – whiplash, neck sprain, and bulging discs can remain a problem for a long time.
  • Cuts and bruises – these occur commonly from broken glass and metal.
  • Back injuries – spinal and lumbar trauma can be devastating and life altering.
  • Amputation – the loss of limbs.
  • Death – obviously the absolute worse case scenario.

What Should I do After An Uber Accident

Seek medical treatment immediately – we cannot stress this enough!

Go to the hospital or urgent care ASAP.

  • Call the police – a police report can be very useful for your claim.
  • Collect information – get all other drivers license, insurance, registration and contact info.
  • Take photos – use your cell phone to take photos and record video of your injuries, damage to all vehicles, where they ended up coming to a stop, and the accident scene in general.
  • Contact Daniel Kim Law Offices to speak with a Burbank Uber accident lawyer for a Free and Honest consultation.

 

Common Injuries From an Uber Accident

Injuries from an Uber accident can range from minor to catastrophic.

Factors that could determine the severity of your injuries include whether you were sitting in the front or back seats, if you knew the crash was coming and had time to brace yourself, and the speed at which all vehicles were traveling.

The severity of your injuries will of course play a major role in your case and any settlement you may receive, as well as your projected recovery.

Common injuries we see all the time from Uber accidents:

  • Concussion – Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is extremely common in all motor vehicle accidents.
  • Neck injuries – whiplash, neck sprain, and bulging discs can remain a problem for a long time.
  • Cuts and bruises – these occur commonly from broken glass and metal.
  • Back injuries – spinal and lumbar trauma can be devastating and life altering.
  • Amputation – the loss of limbs.
  • Death – obviously the absolute worse case scenario.

What Should I do After An Uber Accident

Seek medical treatment immediately – we cannot stress this enough!

Go to the hospital or urgent care ASAP.

  • Call the police – a police report can be very useful for your claim.
  • Collect information – get all other drivers license, insurance, registration and contact info.
  • Take photos – use your cell phone to take photos and record video of your injuries, damage to all vehicles, where they ended up coming to a stop, and the accident scene in general.
  • Contact Daniel Kim Law Offices to speak with a Burbank Uber accident lawyer for a Free and Honest consultation.

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