Are Greenville, SC Motorists at Risk from a Defective Uber or Lyft Car?

A Message from The Carolina Law Group

South Carolina Uber Accident Lawyer in Greenville, SC: With the advent of Lyft and Uber, transportation has entered a new age! In big cities, these companies (and similar ones) are putting taxi cabs out of business. Uber and the like are convenient and relatively cheap. However, this raises the question, what happens if you are in a car accident while in an Uber or a Lyft car?

Generally speaking, the liable party would be the insurance company of the driver’s car. Most companies like Uber require their drivers to have a certain level of coverage that will cover the damages of clients if an accident does happen. Therefore, in most cases, you are covered when in an Uber or Lyft vehicle.

However, the state of South Carolina is quite rural compared to many places. Uber and the like are most prominent in our mid-sized cities and college towns. Because of this, we can conclude that South Carolina motorists are not really at too great of a risk when it comes to defective Uber or Lyft cars. Nonetheless, safe driving practices should always be encouraged and utilized. If you are using a driving service and your driver is behaving in a way that is not suitable for the road or violating traffic laws, it is okay if you call them out on it. Additionally, you should report this behavior. Don’t think of it as “snitching” because bad road behavior affects everyone who uses the road. It is our collective responsibility to ensure that the roads of Greenville, SC are safe for everyone’s use.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident in the state of South Carolina due to someone’s recklessness, carelessness, or negligence, contact our law firm as soon as possible. The Carolina Law Group has a team of highly experienced and trained personal injury attorneys who have experience with car accident cases. Our skilled, empathetic team understands South Carolina state law and federal law through and through. Additionally, we strive to always have our clients informed about the progress of their case. We don’t talk in jargon; we want you to understand what is happening with your case. As you will see, we are humble and we work hard. If you are ready to experience The Carolina Law Group difference, contact us today! We have offices located throughout the state of South Carolina. We look forward to hearing from you!

Our Car Accident / Personal Injury Legal Team

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