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What Should I Do if I Was Injured in an Uber Accident?

Even though ride-share apps have a rating service that informs you how reliable your driver is, there always exists the risk of injury. If you have been injured in an Uber accident in Utah, read this article to learn more about your legal rights.

Injured in an Uber Accident | Filing a Lawsuit

If you’ve been injured in an Uber accident in the state of Utah, in many ways, it’s like any other car crash. However, there are some ways that it’s different. As far as it being the same, you want to still get to your doctors, get the treatment, follow your doctor’s advice, do what you need to take care of yourself, and make sure that you’re healing well.

However, it’s different as far as the regulations, the number of defendants, the parties that may or may not be at fault, and how to pursue a claim. You want to talk to an attorney who’s experienced in this field and is a trial lawyer, because many of these cases go to trial. They’re pushing them hard and fighting them with everything they have.

Injured in an Uber Accident | Resolving a Case

If you have been seriously injured in an Uber accident in Utah, you might wonder how long it’s going to take for your claim to resolve. The answer to that question depends on a number of factors. First, you need to understand what your injuries are, and there are doctors who can help you gain that knowledge and understand what types of injuries you have sustained. Second, it’s important to know how long it’s going to take you to recover from those injuries. Sometimes the healing process is quick, and sometimes the healing process takes much longer and can even last an entire lifetime, and it’s important to know which category you fall into.

Third, the length of time it takes for you to resolve your claim depends on whether or not the insurance company is going to be reasonable and make a fair offer on your case. In the event that the insurance company makes a fair offer, a claim can resolve much quicker. If the insurance company is unwilling to make a fair offer, you need to know that your case might need to go to trial, and that a trial attorney can take your case and help you navigate the trial process.

Contact an Experienced Utah Rideshare Accident Attorney Today

Were you or a loved one seriously injured in an Uber accident and hxave questions about rideshare liability? Contact our dedicated Utah car accident attorneys at Swenson & Shelley today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.

Kevin Swenson was raised in Bountiful, Utah, and is a co-founding partner of Swenson & Shelley. After graduating from Bountiful High School, Kevin attended business school at Westminster College.