Uber & Lyft Accidents

Vehicle and Driver Requirements For Uber and Lyft in Texas

A common complaint about public transportation is the condition of the vehicles. They may be dirty, poorly maintained, and older. In addition, drivers may not be polite or friendly. The popularity of rideshare companies has given taxis and other public transportation options serious competition. In addition to the cost and convenience of rideshares, Uber and… read more

Can a Person Drive for Uber & Lyft With a Bad Driving Record? 

Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare services are often seen as and advertised as safe transportation options. However, there is nothing in Uber’s or Lyft’s driver requirements that make drivers for these companies any safer than any other drivers on the road. In fact, statistics show that fatal car accidents have increased by about 3% since… read more

Tips on Staying Safe When Taking an Uber or Lyft in Houston, TX

Uber and Lyft continue to dominate the U.S. ridesharing market, with Uber’s sales having increased approximately three percent year-over-year. Given all the conveniences that ridesharing offers, especially in urban environments, it is easy to understand the popularity of this form of travel. There have been numerous advances in technology and safety since Uber first debuted… read more

Uber Insurance Policy Limits

If you get into an Uber accident, who pays for your medical bills and other damages? The insurance company for the rideshare driver? Uber? Uber’s insurance company?  Texas law has sought to provide a clear answer to this question. However, Uber’s (and its insurance company’s) liability for your accident will depend on the status of… read more