Rideshare services like Lyft have become very popular over the last decade. They offer convenient ways for people to get from place to place. However, many people wonder what happens if they are involved in an accident with a Lyft vehicle. At Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C., our team has a thorough understanding of how rideshare services operate and what their insurance policies entail. Our Boston Lyft accident attorneys are ready to help you secure the compensation you deserve.
There are thousands upon thousands of rideshare drivers in and around Boston. It is inevitable that there will be a car accident caused by the negligence or carelessness of a Lyft driver. During the latest reporting year in Massachusetts, there were 350 traffic crash fatalities and over 3,000 serious crash injuries. These numbers do not include the tens of thousands of other crash injuries that can lead to major medical bills.
If a Lyft driver is at fault for an accident, the insurance landscape can become confusing. While Lyft does have an insurance policy to cover their drivers and passengers, this only applies in certain situations.
Car accident injuries can lead to major medical expenses. There are also other hidden costs of an accident that victim may incur, including lost income, home and vehicle modifications, pain and suffering damages, and more. It is important to have these expenses taken care of so the car accident victim does not have to pay out-of-pocket.
If you or someone you care about has been injured due to the negligent actions of a Lyft driver, please seek legal assistance immediately. At Colucci, Colucci & Marcus, P.C., our trusted and knowledgeable team is ready to investigate this incident so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include: