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Autonomous Vehicles: How Accidents Happen, and a Glimpse of Their Future

Uber Car Accident Law

Autonomous vehicles, or self-driving cars, are the future of transportation in America. Whether navigating the traffic on Ft. Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard or Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach, automation has the potential to get us to our destinations safer, quicker, and perhaps cheaper. Although autonomous vehicles are still being tested, car companies are already…

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A Florida Case Tests the Limits of Ride-Hailing Company Lyft’s Liability

Uber Car Accident Law

Is a ridesharing company liable for the death of a passenger after the ride has ended? Therein lies the question in a matter currently pending before Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals. It’s a case that tests the limits of the long-standing, sometimes vexing legal doctrine of proximate causation. In this post, we walk you…

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What Happens When the Accident May Be Partly Your Fault

What Happens When the Accident May Be Partly Your Fault

Almost all car accidents result from someone’s negligence—maybe the driver of the vehicle wasn’t paying attention, or maybe someone walked into traffic without looking. Maybe the road was poorly designed or maintained, or perhaps the owner of the vehicle failed to maintain it properly. In any event, negligence can cause an accident in many ways,…

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If You Were in an Uber or Lyft Accident, the Clock is Ticking

Uber Accident Attorney Miami Florida

The victims in some car accident cases—whether they were zipping into town from Fort Lauderdale International Airport or Miami International Airport, or traveling to the Aventura Mall, Wynwood Art District, or the Miami Design District—will obviously need extensive medical treatments right away. In those cases, the victims may also decide to engage a lawyer fairly…

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What to Do After a Lyft Accident

Uber Driver Injuries Attorney Miami FL

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft have been taking the transportation industry by storm. These companies are especially popular in South Florida around Miami International Airport, touristy areas like South Beach, and trendy downtown neighborhoods like Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard. Given the high popularity of Lyft, accidents involving these vehicles are becoming more and…

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Do Uber Drivers Have the Same Protections as Other Employees?

Uber Driver Injuries Attorney Miami FL

Ridesharing companies—most especially Uber and Lyft—are extremely popular in the Greater Miami area, and in South Florida in general. Uber is inexpensive and convenient, and users who download the application on their cell phones can summon a ride at any time, day or night. Users can also keep track of their Uber driver’s location, estimated…

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When Uber Drivers Hit Pedestrians

Uber Car Accident Attorney Miami FL

As Uber is the most popular ride-sharing app in the country, it should come as no surprise that Uber drivers are everywhere. This includes Florida. The company has undoubtedly changed how we get from place to place and certainly made life easier for millions of Americans. Nevertheless, Uber isn’t without its own highly visible legal…

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Aggressive Ridesharing Drivers Cause Injuries

Uber Car Accident Attorney Miami FL

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft make getting around a breeze, whether you’re heading on a shopping trip to the Aventura Mall or on vacation via Miami International Airport or Fort Lauderdale International Airport. There’s very little not to like about being picked up by your own personal driver and being safely delivered to the…

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Poor Vehicle Maintenance can Hurt Uber Passengers

Uber Car Accident Attorney Miami FL

Routine maintenance is an essential component of being a responsible vehicle owner. It not only extends the life of your vehicle and helps it to function efficiently, but it can also prevent serious accidents. After all, no matter how good or safe of a driver you are, improper vehicle maintenance can sabotage even your best…

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What Caused Your Lyft Crash?

Lyft Accident Attorney Miami FL

Lyft is one of the great inventions of the smartphone age—a service that allows you to hail a ride from anywhere by just using your phone. When we get into a Lyft, we expect that our driver will be professional and drive safely. While the vast majority of Lyft drivers are perfectly good drivers, even…

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