Dettman Law

What damages can I recover after a ride sharing accident in Kentucky?

After a ride-sharing accident in Kentucky, you can recover the following damages: medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of future income, and potentially punitive damages.  It is important to get medical treatment to document your injuries.  The insurance company for Uber or Lyft will not just take your word for it that you …
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How Is Liability Determined in a Ridesharing Accident?

The ultimate decider of liability in a ride-sharing accident is a jury.  However, it is unlikely your case will get to a jury as the majority of cases are settled without a trial.  Liability can be clear-cut (rear-end collision) or disputed (green light crash).  The parties will likely come up with a decision on where …
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Can I Sue Uber/Lyft for My Injuries?

You can sue Uber and Lyft for your injuries if you were in a Uber or Lyft at the time of the crash or hit by an Uber or Lyft Driver.  To file a Complaint to initiate the lawsuit.  It might also be possible to get a settlement before a lawsuit is necessary.   A …
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How much does LYFT or Uber pay for accidents?

The value of your LYFT or Uber case is based on a few factors.  The most important factor is your injuries.  The more hurt the more value of the case.  You must also have liability on your side.  This means the Uber or LYFT driver must have done something wrong that caused or contributed to …
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What happens if you get in an accident while riding LYFT or Uber?

If you are in an accident while riding in an Uber or Lyft insurance companies will become involved.  The other driver will have insurance and your driver will have insurance through one of the rideshare companies.  There are also claims that can be made against the companies if the driver was on the clock when …
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