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Rideshare services have changed the way we travel from one location to another. They have also put more cars on the road, which has led to an increase in car accidents. If you or a loved one was injured in an accident, our personal injury law firm will help you recover damages from the driver or the rideshare company they work for.

A Beaufort car accident lawyer with Schiller & Hamilton will determine who to pursue for damages and take on that party and their insurance provider. We will carefully assess your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Your initial case review is free and allows us to learn about the details of your case and develop the best financial recovery strategy.

Recoverable Damages for Rideshare Accident Victims in South Carolina

If our Beaufort personal injury lawyer takes on your case, they can create a carefully detailed list of your current and future expenses and losses.

Economic damages we can pursue for you might include medical bills, loss of income, and loss of the ability to earn income in the future. If your car was damaged or destroyed in the accident, we could also recover property damage costs.

Your recoverable non-economic damages account for how the crash took a physical and emotional toll on you. With that, you might be eligible for pain and suffering and mental anguish damages.

If You Lose Your Loved One to a Lyft or Uber Accident

We can recover wrongful death damages for your family if you lost a loved one in the accident. This compensation may include funeral, burial, and cremation expenses and loss of your loved one’s financial and familial support. 

Time Limits that Affect Your Beaufort, South Carolina, Personal Injury Case

Our rideshare accident attorney will work hard to file your lawsuit within the allotted time. In general, S.C. Ann. § 15-3-530 gives you up to three years from the date of the accident to file your personal injury lawsuit. The same statute gives you three years from the date of a loved one’s demise to file your wrongful death lawsuit.

If the statute of limitations expires, you could inadvertently relinquish your right to file your lawsuit. Even an unintentional miscalculation could have the same result, which would leave you with no legal recourse that compels the at-fault party to compensate you. Our legal team will do everything we can to prevent this poor outcome.

Determining Financial Liability Can Be Complicated in a Rideshare Accident Case

Financial liability for a car accident is attributed to the driver whose negligence caused the accident. In Beaufort, liability is determined by:

  • Duty of care
  • Breach of duty
  • Causation
  • Damages

After our personal injury lawyer at Schiller & Hamilton proves the cause of your accident in Beaufort, we will determine which insurance company to file a claim with. If the driver was not signed into the app, we will seek compensation from their private insurance.

If they were signed into the app but did not have a passenger and were not on their way to pick on up, the same course of action would apply. If the insurance company disclaims coverage, we will go up against the rideshare company.

We may also pursue the rideshare company if the driver was signed into the app, on their way to a passenger, or had a passenger in their car.

Leave Evidence Collection to Our Investigation Team in South Carolina

Collecting, compiling, and sorting evidence is a potentially difficult task. Our rideshare car accident team will handle it for you. We will collect:

  • Your police report
  • Medical records
  • Written prognosis
  • Salary history records
  • Injury photos
  • Accident scene photos
  • Witness statements
  • Expert testimonials

You deserve time to focus on recovering from your injuries or on helping an injured loved one through their recovery. While you focus on getting better, we can take care of building a robust and compelling case file. 

Our Rideshare Accident Attorney Supports Your Right to Recover Damages

If we take on your case, we take on all the hard work it involves. We start by listening to your version of events and collecting evidence that substantiates it. Our team will also:

  • Obtain your official car accident report
  • Assess your recoverable damages
  • Prove negligence
  • Prove the driver’s status on the rideshare app
  • Search for photos and video footage
  • Manage all case-related communication
  • Complete and submit insurance paperwork 
  • Clarify complex legal and insurance language
  • Answer your legal questions and concerns

Our law firm will also provide ongoing updates on the progress of your case so you are not left wondering about its outcome. We will fight hard to negotiate an optimal settlement with the insurance company and will take your case to court if one is not forthcoming.

Hear From Previous Schiller & Hamilton Car Accident Clients

When clients we served in the past talk about our legal service and care, they leave reviews like the following:

  • Matt H.: My father and I were in a serious vehicular accident which thankfully resulted only in minor injuries, and my vehicle was deemed a total loss … Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm … has been there for me and my father in more ways than one. 
  • Luecendor J.: I was in a car accident … My son also was in an accident on the school bus … I  was very devastated. So, I contacted Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm and they came to my rescue … I made the right choice by choosing Schiller & Hamilton Law Firm to solve my cases. 

Hear from other clients in their own words on our testimonials page and learn more about our legal representation.

Contact Our Beaufort, South Carolina, Team to Get Started Today

If you or a loved one was involved in an auto accident with a rideshare vehicle, you could be entitled to financial compensation. Our Beaufort rideshare accident lawyer will help you recover all related expenses and losses.

Contact one of our Schiller & Hamilton team members for a free review of your case today.

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