Lyft Insurance Liability
Lyft accidents are much like any other kind of car accident, which means dangerous and terrifying, but they come with the additional complication of needing to to determine which insurance policy is responsible for covering what. The deciding factor is where the driver is in the Lyft process, and having an experienced Lyft accident attorney on your side can mean the difference between obtaining the compensation to which you are entitled and not doing so.
How Lyft’s Insurance Coverage Works
Lyft’s coverage breaks down in the following ways:
- If the driver is on the Lyft app and has a passenger at the time of the accident, Lyft’s robust coverage will be responsible for handling your claim.
- If the driver is on the way to pick up a Lyft passenger at the time of the accident, Lyft’s coverage is similarly engaged.
- If the driver is on the Lyft app but has not yet been assigned a passenger at the time of the accident, Lyft’s coverage will not kick in until after the driver’s own coverage plays out.
- If the driver exits the app – even for a short amount of time – Lyft’s is no longer associated with any accidents that ensue, and the driver’s own coverage is totally responsible for covering your claim.
In other words, the amount of involvement the Lyft driver has with the Lyft app at the time of the accident will determine which insurance policy you should look to for coverage of your claim.
An Experienced Lyft Accident Attorney Is Here to Help
The accomplished Beverly Hills Lyft accident attorneys at Jalilvand Law are well equipped to help guide your claim toward its most beneficial resolution – in pursuit of just compensation that covers your losses and supports your recovery. Learn more when you contact us online to schedule your free consultation today.