At the Rideshare Law Group, we represent Uber and Lyft accident victims on a nationwide basis. This means that no matter where in the U.S. you were when your crash occurred, we can look into your situation and help you determine if you have grounds to pursue a claim to seek compensation for your injuries and losses.
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling all types of rideshare cases, including those involving industry giants and their drivers, as well as wrecks with electric scooters. When someone else causes you harm, you deserve to have the best chance at recovery. Our nationwide rideshare accident lawyers are here to help.
Rideshare Accidents in the U.S.: Facts & Statistics
For a number of years, rideshare accident statistics were hard to come by because companies like Uber and Lyft would not release accident report information, and police didn’t always categorize rideshare accidents differently from a typical car accident. Now, however, watch groups, government agencies, and rideshare companies track crashes and are more transparent when it comes to releasing information.
In 2018, the Pew Research Center surveyed American adults about their rideshare usage. When it comes to rideshare users, an estimated 36 percent of American adults have used a ridesharing service in the past. The most popular reasons for ordering an Uber or Lyft include getting to work or appointments, running errands, and going out in the evenings.
In regard to the type of rideshare accidents that occur, a 2017-2018 U.S. Safety Report from Uber noted that there were 3.1 million trips per day. Of those rides, 1.4 percent involved support requests for either safety concerns or critical safety reports for accidents. Of those reported accidents, riders were reported as victims 21% of the time. Third parties, like pedestrians or other drivers and passengers, were victims in 58% of crashes. Of the fatal accidents, 30 percent involved a pedestrian.
While rideshare statistics can give us an idea of what’s going on in the industry and potentially help officials implement new safety regulations, it doesn’t change the fact that injured victims have their lives turned upside down. If you’ve been hurt and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help.
States Where We Provide Legal Representation
The Rideshare Law Group represents Uber and Lyft accident victims on a nationwide basis. No matter where in the United States your crash happened, we can help you determine if you have grounds for legal action. However, each state has its own laws and regulations that could impact your claim.
For more information on the state you reside in, check out the list below:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
Contact the Rideshare Law Group
The sooner you get in touch with our rideshare accident lawyers, the better your chances will be of recovering maximum compensation for your injuries and losses. When you contact us, we’ll work with you to schedule a free case evaluation, where we’ll go over your experience and explain your legal rights and options.
If you choose to pursue a claim, we’ll guide you through the process, ensure a thorough investigation gets to the bottom of what happened and why, and fight for your right to full and fair compensation. To learn more, contact us today.