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New York Lyft Accident Lawyer

It can be hard to remember a time without them, but ride-sharing services are still a relatively new concept. Lyft, one of the more popular options, has been around for less than a decade. Before they started back in 2012, people in densely populated urban areas like New York relied heavily on traditional taxis, trains, and buses to move about New York City.

Although ridesharing apps are a great method for getting around, they do not come without flaws. Like any other form of transportation, Lyfts have their own safety hazards.

Every time you call a Lyft in New York, it is important to be cautious of your surroundings. Although you are not the driver, you are putting your life in the hands of someone you have probably never met. As a result, it is important to be aware that the possibility of an accident is always there.

Have you or a loved one been injured in a New York Lyft accident? At Shulman & Hill, our New York location specializes in personal injury cases, like Lyft accidents. If you need assistance with filing a claim or any other aspect of a New York Lyft accident case, contact us as soon as you can.

Potential Losses After a New York Lyft Accident

If you are ever involved in a New York Lyft accident, there is a very good chance you will be left with injuries that require some form of medical treatment. There is also a good chance you are not prepared to pay for unexpected medical bills for such treatment.

Your injuries may also limit your ability to work. Until you have fully recovered, you might find yourself unable to earn a paycheck.

Your losses also may not be entirely or strictly financial in nature. You may endure physical pain and suffering during your recovery. Your injuries may also prevent you from participating in activities you once enjoyed and from fulfilling your role as spouse and parent.

You may be entitled to compensation for these losses. To optimize your chances of collecting the full amount of compensation to which you may be entitled, enlist the help of our personal injury law firm in New York.

New York Lyft Accident Cases: Essential Information

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

The increase in accidents may be contributed to the fact that ridesharing services have put more cars on the road. In theory, more traffic often equates to an increased likelihood of accidents occurring. This is particularly true in an area like New York which was already one of the most congested, high-traffic areas in the country before Lyft and other apps existed.

Potential Causes of New York Lyft Accidents

New York Lyft accidents can occur due to a number of reasons. They 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

Regardless of what causes your particular Lyft accident, you may sustain injuries that could drain your bank account. Paying for unexpected bills is difficult for most people. It becomes even more difficult if you are unable to return to work until you fully recover from your injuries. You may not be able to earn a paycheck if your injuries keep you away from work for several weeks or even months. In worst-case scenarios, you may not be able to return to work ever again.

Seeking Compensation After a New York Lyft Accident

If you are injured in a New York Lyft accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Due to their extensive knowledge of the law, a personal injury lawyer in New York will likely increase your chances of receiving the full compensation you may be entitled to. Review your case for free with one of Shulman & Hill’s New York Lyft accident attorneys to learn more about your legal options.

No matter the situation, it is generally a good idea to hire a Lyft accident lawyer in New York before filing a claim against a negligent party’s insurance company. We can help you pursue compensation in the following essential ways:

Investigating the Cause of the Accident

If a third party’s negligence contributed to your accident, you may be eligible to file a claim against them. While in many cases the negligent party is another driver, it is not always the case. For example, if the particular vehicle involved should have been recalled due to brake issues, the blame may likely fall on the auto manufacturer themselves.

Pursuing Fair Compensation
The process of seeking compensation usually starts by filing a claim against the negligent party’s insurance company.

Every case is different. Various factors contribute to the overall value of your claim. You do not want to collect less than you may be entitled to just because you were unaware of how to account for the full extent of your losses. Our New York Lyft accident attorneys can thoroughly review the significant details of your accident to help you identify low settlement offers.

Negotiating

Like many other businesses, an insurance company’s goal is to protect its bottom line. A company responsible for compensating you after a New York Lyft accident may strive to pay out as little as possible. Our Lyft accident attorneys can negotiate on your behalf for fair compensation.

Why Choose Shulman & Hill?

Since Shulman & Hill was founded in 2013, we have helped numerous clients throughout New York attain settlements or verdicts totaling tens of millions of dollars.

If you have been injured in a Lyft accident, do not wait to contact us. To learn how we can help you seek compensation, schedule your free legal consultation today.

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