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Rideshare Accidents Liability in Atlanta

Uber and Lyft have undeniably revolutionized transportation in the vibrant Atlanta metropolitan area, bringing forth a myriad of advantages that have positively impacted both residents and visitors. Beyond merely offering a means of getting from point A to point B, ridesharing has played a pivotal role in mitigating instances of drunk driving, providing a safer alternative for individuals to navigate the bustling city streets. Moreover, the convenience and cost-effectiveness of rideshare services have made them a cornerstone of modern urban mobility, offering unparalleled flexibility and accessibility to commuters of all backgrounds.

However, despite the many benefits ushered in by ridesharing, it’s essential to acknowledge that the model is not without its inherent risks. Chief among these risks is the potential for accidents involving Uber or Lyft vehicles, which can pose significant dangers to passengers, drivers and other motorists traversing the same roadways. Whether due to driver negligence, hazardous road conditions, or unforeseen circumstances, rideshare accidents have the potential to inflict serious injuries and upheaval on those involved. In light of these risks, it becomes imperative for individuals to remain vigilant and informed about the potential hazards associated with ridesharing while also understanding their rights and avenues for recourse in the event of an accident.

Uber or Lyft Accident Attorneys

In the aftermath of an Uber or Lyft car accident, navigating the complexities of insurance coverage and liability can be daunting. Determining which insurance policy is responsible for coverage and the extent of compensation owed often involves intricate legal considerations. These factors contribute to the complexity of lawsuits arising from rideshare accidents, making it essential to seek guidance from a knowledgeable legal professional.

At Burnside Law Firm, our experienced Uber and Lyft car accident lawyers are well-versed in the specific insurance regulations governing these rideshare companies. We understand the nuances of insurance coverage in rideshare accidents and can skillfully navigate the claims process on your behalf. By entrusting your case to our capable hands, you can rest assured that your insurance claim will be handled fairly and lawfully, maximizing your chances of obtaining the compensation you rightfully deserve. Whether you’re a passenger, driver, or third-party motorist involved in a rideshare accident, our dedicated legal team is here to advocate for your rights and pursue the justice you seek.

Have You Been Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident?

When you opt for a ride in an Uber or Lyft vehicle, you rightfully expect a safe journey. Unfortunately, if an accident occurs during your ride and you sustain injuries, navigating the ensuing insurance coverage can prove to be a labyrinth of complexities. While Uber and Lyft boast substantial insurance policies offering up to $1 million in liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage for their drivers, the nuances of coverage depend heavily on the driver’s activity at the time of the collision. This intricate three-part insurance scheme complicates matters, as coverage levels vary depending on whether the driver was actively transporting a passenger, en route to pick up a passenger, or waiting for a ride request. Adding to the confusion, rideshare companies categorize their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees, which can often shift liability from the company to the driver in legal proceedings.

In such convoluted scenarios, having a seasoned Atlanta Uber/Lyft car accident lawyer by your side is paramount. At Burnside Law Firm, we specialize in unraveling the intricacies and resolving the confusion surrounding insurance claims and compensation in rideshare accidents. Our expertise enables us to navigate through the loopholes inherent in rideshare insurance policies, ensuring that you receive the financial awards you rightfully deserve to cover medical expenses, pain, suffering, and lost income resulting from your Uber or Lyft car accident injuries.

Contact Burnside Law Firm To Represent You in Your Rideshare Case

Burnside Law Firm is well-equipped to represent clients in a wide range of Uber or Lyft car accidents, encompassing various scenarios and circumstances that may arise on the road. Whether you’ve suffered injuries as a direct result of a rideshare accident or have been affected as a third party involved in the incident, you can trust Burnside Law Firm to provide comprehensive legal support and advocacy tailored to your specific needs. Our legal team has the experience and knowledge to handle diverse cases, including:

  • Passenger Injuries: If you’re a passenger injured while riding in an Uber or Lyft car, we will diligently advocate for your rights and pursue compensation for your injuries and associated damages.
  • Vehicle Collisions: Whether you are driving or riding in another vehicle and are hit by a rideshare car, our legal team will work tirelessly to hold the responsible parties accountable and secure the compensation you deserve.
  • Pedestrian, Motorcyclist, or Bicyclist Accidents: If you are a pedestrian, motorcyclist or bicyclist struck by a rideshare car, we will fight to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the full extent of compensation for your injuries and losses.

Contact Burnside Law Firm today to arrange a complimentary consultation regarding your Uber or Lyft accident injury in Atlanta. Our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the robust legal representation necessary to take on these prominent rideshare companies and secure the compensation you deserve. We understand the complexities involved in navigating the aftermath of a rideshare accident, and we’re here to guide you through every step of the process. By scheduling a consultation with our Atlanta-based lawyers, you can gain valuable insights into your legal options and take proactive steps toward recovering your losses.

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2919 Professional Pkwy

Augusta, GA, 30907

Phone: (706) 432-8320


325 North Milledge Avenue

Athens, GA, 30601

Phone: (706) 227-4264

We have recovered tens of millions in settlements and verdicts

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.

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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...

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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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Robert MacGregor

Robert MacGregor

Robert MacGregor is an experienced trial attorney licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina. At the Burnside Law Firm, Robert devotes his practice to protecting the rights of individuals who have been injured because of someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or recklessness and represents those who have been injured in automobile collisions or tractor-trailer accidents; because of a slip and fall; and in other general negligence actions.

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Ashton Revollo

Ashton is a trial lawyer in Augusta, GA who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have suffered serious injuries or damages due to the negligent or reckless conduct of others, including automobile wrecks, job-related accidents, unsafe premises, or defective
products. Before beginning his practice, Ashton obtained his J.D., at Emory University School of Law, where he gained valuable courtroom experience as an intern assisting the District Attorney for DeKalb
County. After his time at Emory, Ashton received experience as a trial attorney at a respected personal injury firm in Atlanta before moving to Augusta. Over the course of his career, Ashton has assisted deserving clients in recovering millions of dollars in injury cases throughout Georgia.

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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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    2919 Professional Pkwy

    Augusta, GA, 30907

    Phone: (706) 432-8320


    325 North Milledge Avenue

    Athens, GA, 30601

    Phone: (706) 227-4264