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August 05, 2020

Riverside Rideshare Accident Lawyer

If you have suffered devastating injuries in an accident with a rideshare driver, you could hold the company accountable for their negligence by reaching out to a rideshare accident lawyer in Riverside.

Getting into a car accident in Riverside is never easy, but the process becomes increasingly complicated when you are struck by a rideshare driver or are involved in a collision while traveling in one. Not only will you need to deal with the driver’s auto insurer, but that of the rideshare company, which increases your chances of being taken advantage of by a profit-driven insurance company.

Protect your injury settlement by obtaining help with these negotiations. A qualified Riverside rideshare accident lawyer at Kohan & Bablove LLP has the experience and knowledge you need to successfully handle the insurer. Get the money you deserve and legal representation you can count on as you fight for full financial recovery of your losses. 

When Will the Insurance Company Pay?

The Riverside insurance company isn’t working for you as they’d like you to think they are. Rideshare companies’ insurance providers are no different. They aren’t happy to pay out on your claim, and they will do everything possible to avoid doing so. 

In fact, there are specific circumstances under which the rideshare provider’s auto insurance is protecting passengers and the public following an accident. These are listed below.

  • The driver is in driver mode.
  • The driver is waiting to be assigned a passenger.
  • The driver is on the way to pick up a passenger.
  • The driver is transporting a passenger. 

Outside of these times, the Riverside driver’s own auto insurance policy should be in effect. Because California is a fault state for car accidents, you’ll need to file a claim with their insurance company if an accident occurs during a time where their rideshare company’s auto insurance is not in effect. 

What to Do if the Riverside Insurer Won’t Negotiate

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for an insurance company, whether it be the rideshare or the affiliated driver’s, to do wrong by their claimants. Insurance adjusters have been known to make lowball offers to get out of paying what is fair and reasonable. THey may even flat-out refuse to negotiate.

In cases like these, it may be in your best interests to bring your Riverside case before an impartial judge who could see the insurance company for what they actually are: profit-driven instead of consumer-focused. 

You may also need to bring your case to court if you have suffered losses that are not covered by auto insurance, such as lost quality of life, pain and suffering, diminished earning capacity, loss of companionship and love, and many other economic and non-economic damages. 

Get in Touch with a Rideshare Accident Lawyer in Riverside

To learn more about how an experienced Riverside rideshare accident lawyer at Kohan & Bablove, LLP could help you recover the compensation you deserve, schedule a free, no-obligation consultation at our office. We can be reached through the convenient contact form provided below or by phone at 1-844-404-2400