You call a driver with a rideshare company – probably Lyft or Uber – and the vehicle is involved in an auto accident. You are injured in the crash. On the way to the emergency room, you wonder whose insurance will pay for your medical costs. Will it be the rideshare company (Uber or Lyft or another company) or the rideshare driver or the other driver(s) involved in the crash or you?
People have a range of opinions about calling a Lyft or Uber driver. Some people think ridesharing is the best thing since sliced bread. Others believe it is a tragedy waiting to happen. Some are not so sure due to some of the stories in the news. And others find the whole idea unfathomable. [Read more…]