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Ride-sharing Creates Complications In Accidents

Whether you were riding in an Uber or had an accident in your own car with a commercial driver, you have a lot of complicated issues to figure out. If you suffered injuries in a ride-share accident, the last thing you want to deal with is trying to figure out who must pay what for the accident. An experienced personal injury attorney can help decipher the puzzle of liability when a commercial vehicle is involved.

The attorneys at Vela & Del Fierro, P.C., have over 35 years of combined legal experience helping clients throughout Texas with their car accident claims. They understand how complicated these issues can be and know how to build a case to help you get the compensation you deserve.

We Can Help With Complex Insurance Issues

Our office understands how the insurance industry works. In Texas, anytime a driver’s rideshare app is active, the ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft must carry insurance for their drivers over and above the regular car insurance the independent drivers carry.

We can help determine to what extent the driver’s insurance will cover your damages, and if you should pursue a claim against the company. Gathering evidence to show that the driver’s app was engaged at the time of the accident can be a tricky situation. You will need an experienced attorney building your case and making sure you receive the damages you are entitled to.

What About Other Commercial Vehicle Accidents?

Other commercial drivers also involve complicated liability questions. They may be independent drivers, or they may work for a company that has separate insurance for them. Depending on the size of the vehicle, the accident may have caused significant damage and injuries. Accidents involving large trucks can cause catastrophic injuries or even death.

You should always have a skilled attorney helping you with these companies. They have their own legal teams prepared to defend their company. You need your own legal team fighting for your legal rights.

Contact Us Today

Let us help you untangle the complicated issues involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle. Call our San Antonio office today at 210-617-3925 or send us an email to schedule a free consultation.