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Rideshare Accidents in Augusta and Athens, GA

Ridesharing has quickly become a popular form of transportation across the nation. Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft make it easier and often more economical to get around town. However, as the usage of Uber and Lyft continues to rise, so does the occurrence of automobile accidents involving these rideshare vehicles. These automobile accident claims can involve more than just a pedestrian, passenger or driver. They also involve the rideshare company itself. With multiple parties involved, it is not always easy to determine which party is entitled to compensation. If you have been injured in an automobile accident involving a rideshare vehicle such as Uber or Lyft in Augusta or the Atlanta area, we have a skilled team of attorneys who can help.

Navigating the aftermath of an automobile accident involving a rideshare vehicle demands adept legal counsel to untangle the web of liability and secure rightful compensation. If you’ve suffered injuries in such an accident in Augusta or the Atlanta area, Burnside Law Firm boasts a seasoned team of attorneys equipped to offer guidance and representation. Our attorneys possess a nuanced understanding of the intricacies inherent in rideshare accident claims, and we’re committed to advocating tirelessly on your behalf. Whether you’re grappling with medical expenses, lost wages, pain, suffering, or other damages stemming from the accident, our skilled legal team stands ready to champion your rights and pursue the compensation you deserve.

Uber and Lyft Accident Liability Attorneys

At Burnside Law Firm, our team of dedicated lawyers possesses a thorough understanding of the constantly evolving legislation surrounding rideshare accidents. We stay updated on the latest legal developments to ensure that our clients receive the most effective representation possible. Additionally, we are well-versed in the complex insurance policies maintained by transportation giants like Uber and Lyft. These policies, typically providing $1 million in both liability and uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage for drivers, form a critical component of seeking compensation for victims of rideshare accidents.

Moreover, our attorneys are acutely aware of the various tactics that rideshare companies may employ to minimize their liability. One such strategy involves classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees, thus shielding themselves from direct responsibility for accidents. This tactic can complicate the claims process and hinder injured passengers from obtaining the compensation they rightfully deserve.

To address these challenges, our team offers comprehensive legal services tailored to the needs of rideshare accident victims. Here’s how we can assist you:

  • Legal Analysis and Strategy: We conduct thorough analyses of the circumstances surrounding your rideshare accident to develop a strategic legal approach. Our goal is to identify all potential avenues for compensation and leverage the relevant legal principles to maximize your recovery.
  • Insurance Policy Review: Understanding the nuances of Uber and Lyft’s insurance policies is crucial in pursuing compensation for your injuries. We carefully review these policies to determine the extent of coverage available to you and ensure that you receive the full benefits you are entitled to under the law.
  • Liability Investigation: Establishing liability in rideshare accidents often requires a comprehensive investigation into the actions of all parties involved. Our experienced attorneys work diligently to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and assess the liability of the rideshare driver, company and any other negligent parties.
  • Effective Communication: We understand the frustration and challenges that can arise when dealing with uncooperative rideshare companies. Our attorneys are skilled communicators who will advocate assertively on your behalf, engaging with insurance adjusters and rideshare representatives to protect your rights and interests.
  • Comprehensive Representation: From negotiating with insurance companies to litigating in court, we provide comprehensive representation at every stage of the legal process. Our goal is to secure the maximum compensation available for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from the accident.
  • Personalized Support: At Burnside Law Firm, we prioritize personalized attention and compassionate support for our clients. We understand the physical, emotional and financial toll that a rideshare accident can take, and we are committed to guiding you through the legal process with empathy and understanding.

Burnside Law Firm offers a multidimensional approach to representing rideshare accident victims. We combine legal experience, strategic advocacy and personalized support to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients. With our experienced team by your side, you can trust that your rights will be protected and that you will receive the compensation you deserve.

Have You Been Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident?

Regardless of your involvement in the situation—whether you’re a passenger utilizing a rideshare service for transportation, a driver sharing the road with these vehicles, a pedestrian navigating bustling streets, or even the rideshare driver themselves—if you’ve sustained injuries in an accident involving an Uber or Lyft vehicle through no fault of your own, Burnside Law Firm stands ready to provide the legal guidance and assistance you need. Our seasoned attorneys possess a wealth of experience in adeptly navigating the intricacies of insurance accident claims, specifically pertaining to incidents involving these popular rideshare platforms. We understand the nuanced dynamics involved in such cases, and we’re prepared to leverage our comprehensive knowledge and strategic approach to advocate vigorously on your behalf. Whether you’re seeking compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain, suffering, or any other damages incurred as a result of the accident, you can trust our team to provide the superior legal representation you deserve.

Contact Burnside Law Firm in Augusta or Athens, Georgia

If you were involved in an accident with a rideshare vehicle in any form, we urge you to seek medical attention first. When it comes to sorting out the compensation for your losses, we are here to provide the legal assistance you need at every step. Contact Burnside Law Firm today to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our Uber/Lyft accident injury lawyers in Augusta or Athens, Georgia.

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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