Injured in a Rideshare Provider
With the explosion of ride-sharing services in the Midway City, CA area, you may not be the one driving when an accident occurs; but you still may be hurt.While calling Uber®, Lyft®, or any other type of ride hailing company may be easy, it isn't always safe. And, since you are not in command of the automobile, you also aren't in control of your fate. You would hope that as "professional" drivers, the people behind the wheel of ride-sharing services would have highly-evolved skills that complement their capacity to get you to your desired destination safely, but unfortunately that is not consistently the situation. Studies show that since 2011 ride-sharing companies have increased traffic deaths in the US by 2%-3% (University of Chicago and Rice University), meaning you are much more at risk today than before these services existed.So what should you do if you are associated with any sort of accident while a passenger in a "commercial" vehicle driven as part of a ride share? Call us today at (877) 278-6890. This is especially true as the legal landscape of these companies continues to develop; laws may vary across state lines and our legal team knows the terrain. So if you are involved in an accident while a passenger in a ride-hailing service, call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC for a free, no commitment consultation.
Limousines and Cabs
Using the services of a traditional taxi or limo service is a little different. Because they have been in existence so long, the legal implications and processes are much more clear. While ride sharing services like Uber® and Lyft® are relatively new, taxi cabs and limousines have been around since before cars had motors! The basic difference between dealing with Uber® and Lyft® or a taxi/limousine service is the underlying company; Uber® and Lyft® are nationwide, while taxi and limousine services are usually locally owned or operated.Because taxi cabs and limousines are normally company/corporately owned, they may be regulated even more stringently and subject to greater standards of care. Our team of experienced legal professionals will ensure that you receive the care and attention your individual case demands and that you won't get "bullied" by a large transportation company. Call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC today for a FREE CONSULTATION.It goes without saying that getting in a vehicle accident involving a taxi cab or limo - even if you are in a different vehicle - will also need the resources of a reliable lawyer. Call us today at (877) 278-6890.
If you are involved in any sort of accident while driving a rental car, you are going to have to deal with additional hassles not present in the case of an incident with your personal car or truck.Along with the concerns of the accident, any injuries, any property damage, and the physical and emotional well-being of all persons involved in the actual accident, having to contend with a corporate entity like a rental car company adds yet another layer of complexity to your situation. Factors like:
- Understanding liability - Who is at fault and to what extent?
- Insurance coverage - Did you purchase extra insurance from the rental-car organization? What does your personal insurance plan provide? Who pays first?
In short, while being involved with an car accident is stressful enough, the additional responsibility of reporting to the rental car company can be daunting. Allow our law firm to deal with everything for you and your family. Call (877) 278-6890 now to consult one of our legal professionals. We have many years of working experience in rental car accident law and have helped myriad people in the Midway City, CA area.
Rear End Crashes
Even if you do every single thing the right way, you can still be involved in a traffic accident. One of the most common types of accidents are rear-end collisions and occur in 29% of all accidents (NHTSA, 2017)So if your motor vehicle is stopped at a stop sign or intersection (you are "at rest") and the car behind you fails to stop ("an object in motion"), your vehicle will be acted upon by that "unbalanced force" and will be forced forward when contact is made. Not only will this damage your vehicle, but since you are also "at rest" inside the vehicle, the "unbalanced force" will also act on your body like it does your car, creating a "whiplash" effect that can cause you serious trauma.The more quickly the vehicle that hits you is moving, the stronger the "unbalanced force" will be, and the more substantial the damage to you and your vehicle. It doesn't matter, however, if the vehicle that hits you is moving fast or slow, there will be damage, and you should contact us to assess that damage and your potential alternatives.You need an advocate who will fight for you and your legal rights. You need Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC. Call us at (877) 278-6890 to receive the Midway City, CA area's best legal representation.
Injuries Resulting from Drunk Driving and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Accidents
Driving under the influence of any regulated substance can be dangerous to you and those around you. Whether it's alcohol, prescription drugs, marijuana, or even over-the-counter medication, your abilities are reduced when you have intoxicants in your blood stream. The law specifies the degree to which you can be compromised and still legally drive a moving vehicle, but that limit differs depending on municipality. While you may not know the legal limits, our team of legal professionals at Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC does. Call us at (877) 278-6890 for a no-cost consultation.Driving a vehicle Driving while intoxicated is a serious issue in the US, and unfortunately not everyone included in DUI accidents is under the influence. If you or someone you love has been injured or affected by somebody under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you need to contact us immediately to explore your legal remedies.If you are connected to an alcohol or drug related violation you are going to choose to professional representation. Call Law Offices of John C. Ye, APLC at (877) 278-6890 for your free consultation.