New York City Uber Accident Lawyer

Ridesharing services are fairly new when compared to other means of getting around New York City (such as cabs or the subway). Although ridesharing is a great method for traveling to your destination, it is not a flawless one. Like any other form of transportation, Ubers have their own unique safety risks.

Every time you call an Uber in New York City, it is important to be aware of your surroundings as you are not the driver and you are putting your life in the hands of a stranger.

Have you or a loved one been injured in a New York City Uber accident? If so, you may be entitled to compensation for losses like your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Shulman & Hill is a New York City law firm that specializes in motor vehicle accident cases, including those involving Ubers. If you need assistance with filing a claim or any other aspect of a New York City Uber accident case, contact us as soon as you can to schedule your free legal consultation.

New York City Uber Accident Cases: Essential Information

Ridesharing services have made getting around New York City easier than ever. However, the convenience of these services comes at a cost. Experts have found that ridesharing services have contributed to an increase in traffic accidents in recent years.

There is a natural and simple explanation for this. Ultimately, ridesharing services have put more cars on the road. Generally speaking, higher traffic density equates to a higher chance of accidents happening. This can be particularly true in an area like New York City. The city was already one of the most densely populated and high-traffic areas in the country long before Uber and other apps came into existence.

Potential Causes of New York City Uber Accidents

The causes of New York City Uber accidents include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Drunk driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Sleep-deprived driving
  • Hazardous road conditions
  • Hazardous weather conditions
  • Vehicle defects and/or lack of proper vehicle maintenance
  • Aggressive driving
  • Failure to obey traffic signs and lights

Common Injuries Caused by a New York City Uber Accident

Regardless of the specific cause of your New York City Uber accident, you may sustain injuries that will require potentially costly medical treatment.

These injuries may include:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Broken bones
  • Lacerations
  • Bruising
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Internal bleeding

Paying for unexpected bills can be difficult for most people. It becomes even more difficult if the severity of your injuries prevents you from returning to work. You may not be able to earn a paycheck if your injuries keep you away from work for several weeks or months. In some cases, an injury can require you to step away from a job entirely.

Seeking Compensation After a New York City Uber Accident

If you or a loved one were injured in a New York City accident involving an Uber, you may be entitled to compensation. Due to their familiarity with the laws and their negotiating skills, a personal injury lawyer in New York City will likely increase your chances of receiving the full amount of compensation you may be entitled to.

Determining Compensation

Various factors can contribute to the overall value of your claim. You do not want to collect less than you could because you were unaware of how to account for all your relevant losses.

Shulman & Hill can provide you guidance here. Our New York City Uber accident attorneys can thoroughly review all the significant details of your accident to help you identify fair settlement offers. We will review your medical expenses, estimated costs for future treatment, lost wages, lost earning potential, pain and suffering, and more to help you recover compensation that covers the full extent of your losses.

Handling Administrative Tasks

Pursuing compensation after a New York City Uber accident can require completing a variety of different tasks. You may need to provide evidence showing the amount of compensation you are asking for is justified. You may also need to file a demand letter, correspond with insurance adjusters, and possibly coordinate with doctors and other medical professions to acquire proper documentation.

After being injured in an Uber accident, your main focus should be on your recovery. At Shulman & Hill, we can handle all of the various tasks the claims process involves.


Any insurance company responsible for compensating you after a New York City Uber accident may strive to pay out as little as they can justify. Like any other business, many insurance companies may strive to protect their financial interests above all else.

This is perhaps the most critical reason to seek assistance from a qualified New York City Uber accident lawyer. We are prepared to negotiate on your behalf for a fair settlement. If an insurance company denies your claim or refuses to make a fair offer, we can take your case to trial and fight on your behalf for a favorable verdict.

Why Choose Shulman & Hill?

Since Shulman & Hill was founded in 2013, we have helped clients attain settlements and verdicts totaling tens of millions of dollars. All of our lawyers are experts and hold themselves to the highest standards of New York law.

If you have been injured in a New York City Uber accident, do not wait to contact us. Give our injury lawyers a call today to see how we can help you seek compensation. You can also contact us online to schedule your free consultation.


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We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation

We have helped thousands of New Yorkers recover more than $400 million in compensation


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