If you were injured while riding in an Uber due to your Uber driver’s negligence, you can file a lawsuit and could be eligible for compensation. Uber has liability coverage of $1 million that will cover their drivers if they are on their way to pick up a passenger or in the middle of the passenger’s Uber ride. However, Uber may not responsible for their drivers outside of these limits because they are considered independent contractors. You may have to file a claim with the driver’s personal insurance to receive additional compensation as well.
Uber’s insurance policy consists of the following:
Third Party Liability Coverage – This liability coverage covers up to $1 million in property damage, pedestrian injury, and any other third party damages or injuries caused.
Uninsured or underinsured motorist bodily injury coverage – This policy covers up to $1 million in bodily injuries because of an accident due to an uninsured or underinsured driver’s negligence. This also applies to hit and run cases.
Contingent collision and comprehensive coverage – This coverage will cover your vehicle if you have collision coverage. This type of coverage covers up to how much your car is worth.
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