Rideshare Accidents

Rideshare Accidents

Our Lawyers Help You File a Claim

After being hurt while riding in an Uber, Lyft, or other ridesharing service, knowing who is liable for your damages can be difficult. Let Cunningham Bounds and our rideshare accident attorneys in Mobile, Alabama be your legal guides and moral support during this difficult time. It is our goal from the very beginning to do all we can to get you all the compensation possible from whatever party or parties are accountable for the car accident that caused you harm.

What sets Cunningham Bounds apart from other law firms in Alabama?

  • We were first established in 1958.
  • We have helped literally thousands of clients across the years.
  • We have recovered billions in settlements and verdicts for our clients.
  • We have an experienced, highly-awarded team of attorneys.

Let’s get started on your claim today. Just call (251) 299-0101 when you can.

Who is Liable for a Rideshare Accident?

People often encounter complications after a rideshare accident due to initially unclear liability for the crash. Unlike a typical car accident in which you can usually point at the other driver and know they did wrong, there might be multiple parties who have contributed to your rideshare accident in some way.

Parties who could be liable for your injuries and damages include:

  • Another driver who crashed into your rideshare service vehicle.
  • Your own ridesharing driver, who may have been driving recklessly.
  • Another rideshare passenger who intentionally distracted the driver.

Services like Uber POOL allow strangers into your rideshare vehicle for the trade-off of a reduced cost for the service. What happens if that stranger does something to cause your driver to crash?

Furthermore, liability is complicated by the fact that Uber and Lyft drivers are not considered employees. Instead, they are independent contractors. Employment lawsuits have been filed against both companies for alleged mislabeling of employees, but none have been successful in rebranding rideshare drivers as actual employees of these companies. As such, Uber and Lyft might be able to sidestep any degree of accountability if you get into a rideshare accident.

We Get to Work While You Get to Rest

Sorting through the details of rideshare accident claims is something we are passionate about here at Cunningham Bounds. We know you have plenty on your mind, like much needed bedrest, after a bad accident. Let us handle the questions of liability, damages, and so forth by letting us act as your Mobile ridesharing accident lawyers today.

For answers to your most pressing questions, call (251) 299-0101 for a FREE consultation.

The Cunningham Bounds Experience

  • With You to the End

    Unlike most plaintiff law firms, we have our own appellate practice, which means we can stay involved in your case throughout the appeals process. We keep fighting until the case is over.

  • Committed to Our Community

    We believe in giving back to our community. We provide pro bono (no cost) legal services to those in our community who can’t afford legal representation. We also support local charitable organizations by donating our time, money, and expertise.

  • With Us, It's Personal

    Throughout your case, our team will always be accessible, responsive, respectful, honest, and compassionate. Our clients can attest to our high level of service and the longstanding relationships we have forged with them.

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At Cunningham Bounds, we work tirelessly to get the best possible result for you.

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