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Uber and Lyft are rideshare companies that have brought valued advantages to the Atlanta metropolitan area. While ridesharing has decreased drunk driving rates and provided a cheaper and faster mode of transportation, the concept doesn’t come without risks. A major mishap that can occur is an Uber or Lyft car accident involving an injured passenger, driver or third-party motorist. This often results in a very complicated lawsuit to determine which insurance policy is responsible for coverage and how much compensation is entitled.

To ensure your insurance claim is handled fairly and lawfully, it is best to rely on the discretion of an experienced Uber or Lyft car accident lawyer at Burnside Law Firm. We are familiar with the specific insurance regulations of these rideshare companies, and we can help you navigate your entitled compensation.

Have You Been Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident?

If you choose to ride in an Uber or Lyft vehicle, you have every right to experience a safe ride. However, if a car accident occurs and you get injured, the insurance coverage is not always straightforward. Uber and Lyft have a hefty insurance policy that covers their drivers with up to $1 million in both liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. However, this is a three-part insurance plan that has different levels of coverage depending on the activity of the driver at the time of the car collision. To make matters even more complex, rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft are technology companies that consider their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. This can allow Uber or Lyft to shift liability from the company to the driver in many cases.

As your Atlanta Uber/Lyft car accident lawyer, we can properly navigate the loopholes and confusion surrounding insurance claims and compensation. We can help you get the financial awards you deserve to cover medical expenses, pain, suffering and lost income from your Uber or Lyft car accident injuries.

Burnside Law Firm is prepared to represent clients in the following types of Uber or Lyft car accidents:

  • A passenger injured while riding in an Uber or Lyft car
  • An individual who is driving or riding in another vehicle is hit by a rideshare car
  • A pedestrian, motorcyclist or bicyclist is hit by a rideshare car

Contact Burnside Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation about obtaining compensation for your Uber or Lyft accident injury in Atlanta. Our Atlanta lawyers can provide the strong legal representation you need to fight these leading rideshare companies and recover your losses.

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Augusta

2919 Professional Pkwy

Augusta, GA, 30907

Phone: (706) 432-8320

Athens

325 North Milledge Avenue

Athens, GA, 30601

Phone: (706) 227-4264

We have recovered millions for our clients

The attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP have over 30 years of collective experience handling personal injury claims. Over that time, we have helped hundreds of injured people recover the compensation they deserve and need in order to begin putting their lives back together. This list is just a sample of the recoveries we have obtained for some of our clients here and during our time at our former firm, Burnside Wall LLP. Obviously, success in obtaining significant judgments and settlements for other clients is no guarantee of success in your case. Each case must be evaluated and handled based on the individual merits of that particular case. To discuss the facts of your case and learn more about your legal rights, contact one of the personal injury attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP for a free initial consultation.

Medical Malpractice / Head Injury

$4,500,000 settlement

Pharmacy & Prescription Error

$1,800,000 settlement

Medical Malpractice / Anesthesia Injury

$1,600,000 settlement

Auto Accident / Multiple Fractures

$1,250,000 judgment

Auto Accident / Wrongful Death

$1,000,000 settlement

Dram Shop / Wrongful Death

$1,000,000 settlement

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Meet The Team

Thomas R. Burnside III Personal Injury Attorney

Thomas R Burnside III

Thomas R. Burnside III is a personal injury lawyer who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have suffered injury as a result of automobile collisions, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, work related accidents or other causes. With over 20 years of experience in personal injury law at both the trial and appellate court levels, Attorney Burnside has represented people with brain and head trauma...

Meet Thomas Burnside
Garon Muller Personal Injury Attorney

Garon Muller

Garon Muller is a trial lawyer who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have been seriously injured or damaged through the negligence or recklessness of others, including automobile collisions, workplace injuries, premises injuries, or defective products. Before beginning his practice in the representation of injured individuals, Mr. Muller served the community as an Assistant District Attorney...

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Our Client Reviews

Burnside Law Firm

5.0 / 5.0

Based on 38 reviews

Erin Wren

After my car accident they helped me every step of the way! They were up front and answered any questions I had! They negotiated the insurance and got a higher settlement than was offered! I would definitely use them again!

Debbie Walker

In November 2017, I was in a car accident and I decided to seek out legal assistance. I chose to go with Burnside Law Firm, LLP because of their five star rating. My inital consultation was with attorney, Mr. Garon Muller. I knew immediately that I wanted Mr. Muller to take my case. His professionalism and expertise in personal injury made my decision easy. Mr. Muller maintained his professionalism throughout my case. He kept me updated on a regular basis via telephone or email. He was always available to me when I call. I did not have to wait 24 hours to get a call back from him. I would greatly recommend Mr. Muller and the Burnside Law Firm, LLP.

Rick Estep

Burnside Law Firm is who you want to represent you. Mr. Muller came to our house for a free consultation without hesitation. He guided us and overcame every obstacle we encountered. He secured the maximum insurance limits for us and we couldn't be more happy. If you are injured, DO NOT attempt to recoup compensation without the expertise of a trusted, skilled and able law firm to be your voice. THANK YOU MR. MULLER!!!

Alexander Hughes

Garon Muller with Burnside Law Firm makes client satisfaction his priority. Mr. Muller made sure that I had a lucid understanding during every discussion. He never made a decision without my input and made me feel like we were partners. Garon Muller was very professional and push for the maximum dollar amount from the insurance company. Me and my family considered ourselves blessed to have been represented by Garon Muller with Burnside Law Firm. We highly recommend Garon Muller and Burnside Law Firm! Burnside Law Firm staff are exceptional and exceeded our expectations.

Lynn Eldridge

I have known the Burnside family for many years. Recently Thomas was most helpful in getting my check following an auto collision. I highly recommend their firm.

Damien Williams

I definitely felt comfortable in there hands really good people.

Jacob Clements

Very very good law firm. Went above and beyond to make things right. Highly reccomend.

Barbara Huskinson

Burnside Law did what they said they would do. Garon Muller was great in communicating and looked out for my best interest in getting what was fair in my settlement. I would recommend Burnside to anyone.

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    Augusta

    2919 Professional Pkwy

    Augusta, GA, 30907

    Phone: (706) 432-8320

    Athens

    325 North Milledge Avenue

    Athens, GA, 30601

    Phone: (706) 227-4264