Can I sue Uber or Lyft if my driver caused an accident while driving drunk?

You can sue Uber of Lyft if your driver caused a wreck while driving drunk. Uber and Lyft need to take steps to insure their drivers are not intoxicated. If they fail to do so than you can file a lawsuit against the individual driver and the company. This is called vicarious liability and applies to employees. Uber and Lyft may try to argue the driver isn’t an employee, but these vehicles have significant insurance coverage in any scenario. A personal injury lawyer is the type of lawyer to sue Uber or Lyft for a drunk driving crash.

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