Articles Tagged with Uber

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?”

While testing out their new self-driving cars, Uber became the center of some controversy. The self-driving car struck a pedestrian and killed her. There was a ‘safety driver’ in the vehicle, but the driver did not prevent this or intervene to stop the crash, according to The Verge. One of the biggest questions surrounding this scandal is why the driver did not intervene when she should have seen a person crossing the road.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: ” What should I do if I’m injured as a passenger in a car accident?”

Uber has revolutionized the transportation business. Rather than wait around and spend lots of money on a cab, you can now have a driver pick you up on-demand and at a relatively reasonable rate. Uber also likes to tout itself as a safe alternative to taxis, highlighting their background checks and $1 million insurance policies for drivers. The problem is that when an accident occurs the policy may not do much to provide coverage, leaving you injured and unsure of where to turn for compensation. To find out more about the problems with Uber in a personal injury context, keep reading.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matt Arnold answers the question: “What exactly is a wrongful death claim?”

Ridesharing companies have become wildly popular in recent years, with Uber and Lyft enjoying eye-popping valuations and tremendous interest from investors who believe they are remaking the transportation industry. Though consumers have flocked to the services, many may not realize the hidden dangers associated with jumping into cars driven by strangers. In some cases, riders have reported being robbed or physically assaulted. Now, a lawsuit in California filed against Lyft is asking for damages for personal injury and wrongful death.

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Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?”

Were you, or someone you know, in an accident that involved an Uber driver over Halloween? Ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft are extremely popular on holidays like Halloween and New Year’s Eve. These companies offer an effective and safe way to get home after a fun night out with friends. But what happens if you are in an accident while utilizing one of these ride-sharing services? What happens if you are in an accident while driving your own vehicle, but the accident is the fault of the Uber driver? Does it matter if the Uber driver is driving her car for personal or business reasons? These issues have been rapidly evolving in the insurance/legal world, but are still largely unknown to the general public.