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Miami Uber & Lyft Accident Lawyers

Panter, Panter & Sampedro is a leading personal injury law firm dedicated to helping those injured in an Uber or Lyft rideshare accident in Miami. For over 30 years, our experienced accident trial attorneys have worked one-on-one with clients to successfully get the justice, recovery and compensation they deserve.

Miami Uber & Lyft Accident Attorneys With the Experience You Deserve

Slightly more than a third of American adults have used a ridesharing service. An Uber or Lyft ride is a way for many people to get to work when their car is being repaired, and it is also a safe means of transportation for those who enjoy Miami’s vibrant nightlife. While most rideshare drivers are safe, accidents do happen.

When they do, they can leave passengers injured, or worse. That is where we step in. If you need a Miami Uber or Lyft accident lawyer, our experienced team can help. Panter, Panter & Sampedro is a leading personal injury law firm with dedicated lawyers that have extensive experience litigating rideshare accident cases against Uber, Lyft, and other services. Call us now at 305-662-6178 or REQUEST YOUR FREE CASE REVIEW.

What To Do If You Are Injured In An Uber or A Lyft While in Miami

After there has been an accident, the first thing that you should always do is to call 911. They will send an ambulance to make sure that anyone who has been seriously injured will be taken care of. On top of that, they will also send an officer to make sure that there is a report of the incident.

You should be taking your own notes on the scene of the accident. We understand that it is incredibly traumatic to go through a crash, it is a good idea to keep your own record of where the accident happened, the other driver’s information, the information of any witnesses, and information about the make and model of the vehicles involved. You will also want to record, as best you can, the details of the crash and how it happened.

This is important because there are three insurances plans that could come into play here: the driver’s insurance, the other driver’s insurance, or Lyft/Uber’s insurance. 

After this, it is important to go to a healthcare facility. Even if you do not have any injuries right away, it is still important to go. This is because certain injuries, especially head and neck injuries, do not show up for a few days.

Common Rideshare Accident Injuries in Miami

There are many different injuries that can come from a rideshare accident. Some of the most common injuries include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Back Injuries
  • Burns
  • Internal Injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Fractures
  • Whiplash
  • Lacerations
  • Bruises
  • Road rash
  • PTSD

Filing A Lawsuit After Uber & Lyft Accidents in Miami

Who Is Held Responsible for An Uber or A Lyft Accident in Miami?

Usually, the driver is held liable for an accident. This makes intuitive sense, because the driver is operating the vehicle. Sometimes, the driver’s insurance policy is not adequate to compensate you for the injuries you suffered. In those instances, it is possible to sue Lyft or Uber. This is the reason that Uber and Lyft provide a $1 million liability policy. 

If the other driver is at fault, then they would be held liable for the accident. In this scenario, it would be treated similarly to a regular car accident.

How Can An Miami Uber or Lyft Accident Attorney Help?

Uber is the largest rideshare company in the U.S., but just like any business, it they can be held liable for any neglect or wrongdoing. A good Uber accident and injury lawyer knows what it takes to help with your case. At Panter, Panter & Sampedro, we have the knowledge and resources to provide aggressive representation against the likes of Uber to help secure just compensation for your injuries and other damages. When you have been injured in an accident, the only thing that you should have to worry about is getting better. It can be a traumatic experience, physically and emotionally. 

We have what it takes to get you a fair settlement. Our team has won many cases for individuals in Florida, and your case could be next. Dealing with the legal system can be difficult, especially if you have large corporations against you. We are with you every step of the way, and are ready to fight for you today. Don’t hesitate to contact us at 305-662-6178 for a FREE CONSULTATION.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Panter, Panter & Sampedro is among the leading personal injury law firms in South Florida. For more than 30 years, our Board Certified trial attorneys have represented individuals injured by negligent parties in cases of significant size and complexity across various practice areas.

    We are a different kind of law firm, with the legal skill and expertise needed to serve our clients, and an unwavering dedication to family values.

    We believe our success, both inside and outside the courtroom, is defined by what we care about — it’s that simple. Panter, Panter & Sampedro is an award-winning personal injury law firm — but more than that — it is a group of people that genuinely cares about protecting the rights of individuals suffering as a result of wrongdoing and negligence.

  • With a track record of success in working closely with each client, our legal team has secured millions of dollars in compensation for thousands of accident victims and their families over the course of three decades. We guide our clients through the entire legal proceedings, from filing the initial complaint to assisting with the proper distribution of funds once compensation is awarded.

    Our vast trial experience includes substantial verdicts and settlements in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, slip-and-fall, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death and more.

    Panter, Panter & Sampedro’s proven team of civil trial lawyers are relied upon by the Miami and South Florida community to protect their rights and ensure justice is served by securing the best verdicts and recoveries possible.

    When our firm takes on a personal injury claim, we aggressively represent our clients and fight for the maximum compensation under the law. Rest assured that no matter how difficult the case, we are prepared to serve as your most ardent legal advocates and welcome the opportunity to hold the culpable parties accountable.  

    Panter, Panter & Sampedro proudly serves residents throughout South Florida — including Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties.

  • No recovery, no fees.

    We believe that everyone, regardless of their financial status, should have access to sound legal counsel as they exercise their right to pursue justice and redress any harm or wrongdoing.

    At Panter, Panter & Sampedro, all our services are offered on a “contingency fee” basis, which means that any payment to the firm completely depends on whether our efforts result in a financial recovery for our client.

    Any lawyer’s fees for representing the client will be deducted from the final personal injury settlement in the client’s case or from the damages awarded after a favorable verdict, in the event that the client’s case goes to trial.

    In general, attorneys can receive up to one-third of the gross amount of a pre-suit settlement or 40% of the gross settlement recovery once a Defendant files an answer to a lawsuit. These rules are regulated by the Florida Bar, and the following summarizes our contingency fee policy:

    • Client enters into an agreement granting legal authority to the firm to represent the client in exchange for attorneys fees paid in the form of a percentage of the total recovery.
    • The firm assumes all up-front financial costs and risk associated with litigating the case. All of these expenses are paid by the firm, and are only repaid if a recovery is won.
    • The client pays no fees whatsoever, hourly or otherwise.
    • The firm’s contingency fee percentage varies based on the type of case, level of complexity, and the foreseeable resources required to litigate it properly.
    • Every case is unique, but the contingency fee percentage is always clearly agreed upon by both parties and documented in writing upon retaining our services.
  • We can. Call 305-662-6178 or submit a request for your FREE CONSULTATION to speak directly with one of our knowledgeable personal injury lawyers. We will review your case at no charge. To learn more about personal injury, please read below.

    Personal injury law, also known as tort law, is designed to protect you if you or your property is injured or harmed because of someone else’s act or failure to act. In a successful tort action, the one who caused the injury or harm compensates the one who suffered the losses.

    Every tort claim, regardless of its basis, whether intentional, negligence, or strict liability, has two basic issues—liability and damages. Was the defendant liable for the damages you sustained, and, if so, what is the nature and extent of your damages? If you can prove liability and damages, our system of justice will award you compensation for your loss.

    Personal injury cases can involve:

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