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Our team of Pittsburgh Uber car accident lawyers has the resources required to help you with your Uber car accident case. Over 38,000 innocent drivers and passengers are killed every year in various types of automobiles including cars, trucks, buses and motorcycle accidents in the United States. Approximately 3 million innocent Uber car accident victims suffer serious injuries from this specific variety of auto accidents.
Uber Uber car accidents on highways can result in the most serious injuries, including severe brain damage and spinal cord injury resulting in life-long medical treatments and surgeries. Some statistics on Uber Uber car accidents, 39 percent of the total of all reported spinal cord injuries in the US -- or about 4800 annually -- are the result of car and truck accidents on highways and side streets.
General Uber car accident information to assist with your Uber car accident case
Who is the at-fault party in the Uber car accident?
Proving who is at fault is an important component in each and every Uber car accident case. Proving who is at fault in a Uber car accident will require a very detailed investigation of the Uber car accident. The investigation will look at the evidence, reports, and any other information surrounding the circumstances of the car crash. Starting an investigation right away is very important and our Pittsburgh Uber car accident lawyers understand the complex nature of Uber Uber car accidents. Our experienced Uber car accident attorneys have both the experience and the resources to bring in experts and any needed accident reconstruction to demonstrate the fault in a Pittsburgh Uber car accident case.
After a Uber car accident in Pittsburgh or South Western, PA?
After an Uber car accident, safety is your top priority in every situation. Only if it can be done safely, move your car out and away from the path of traffic. If your vehicle is severely damaged and you cannot drive it to the shoulder or another safe location, you may be able to use your hazard lights and wait for help to arrive. If you are injured and cannot move but can reach your cell phone, call 911 for emergency assistance immediately. Otherwise, you should wait to call law enforcement until you have moved the vehicle to the shoulder and reached safety.
You must contact law enforcement after most accidents in Pennsylvania. 75 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 3746 – Immediate notice of accident to police department, states that a driver “shall immediately” and through the “quickest means of communication” provide notice to the police when:
An injury has occurred to anyone at the accident scene.
A fatality has occurred because of the Uber car accident.
If a car in the accident is in such shape that it cannot be safely driven.
In the case that anyone has been injured or a death has occurred due to the accident, § 3744 – Duty to give information and render aid, requires the parties to remain at the scene and contact law enforcement. Furthermore, under this law, a driver of any car involved in the accident has a legal obligation to provide name, address, license and registration with the other parties who were in the accident as well. The driver of the car in the accident must also provide insurance card information to the other involved drivers.
If the Pittsburgh or PA Uber car accident involves damage to a car that is in a parking space, unoccupied car or truck, or to any other property, the driver of the car also has a legal obligation to immediately stop the vehicle under § 3745 – Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property.
As the driver who caused the damage to an unoccupied vehicle or property, you have the legal obligation to leave your information in an obvious location for the owner to find.
Am I able to receive Uber car accident compensation for my injuries if I am partially at fault for the Uber car accident?
Pennsylvania is a Comparative Negligence State
DOCUMENTING YOUR PITTSBURGH UBER CAR ACCIDENT INJURY IS VERY IMPORTANT
The insurance carrier will strongly defend cases where the Uber car accident injury is not well documented within a very short period from the Uber car accident. It is extremely important that every one of your Uber car accident injuries is documented by a doctors visit or emergency room visit immediately after the accident. The longer that you wait, the weaker the Uber car accident case can become. Make certain that you tell the doctor everything that is causing you pain both physical and even emotional. Even a small amount of pain or injury that at the time seems like nothing can get worse as time goes on and become serious. Do not leave any related Uber car accident injury out.
Multi-Uber Uber car accidents
Multi-vehicle Uber-Uber car accidents can become very complicated when compared to a single two Uber car accident. When multi-vehicle accidents happen it can seem overwhelming. The most serious injuries often result from multi-vehicle accidents because many of these Uber-Uber car accidents take place on a busy highway or parkway and in some cases large vehicles such as tractor-trailers are involved. For this situation, it is important the seek out our experienced Uber car accident lawyers who are very experienced in multi-Uber car accident injury claims.
The Uber car accident attorneys at the Pittsburgh law firm of Ogg, Murphy & Perkosky, work to obtain maximum compensation for people suffering from traumatic injuries as a result of Uber Uber car accidents. Our Pittsburgh attorneys have handled many motor vehicle injury claims, including those involving:
Alcohol-related Uber car accident (DUI / DWI)
Drug-related Uber car accident
Hit-and-run Uber Uber car accidents
Rear-end collision Uber car accident
Pedestrian Uber car accident
Motorcycle Uber car accident
Bus Uber car accident
Speeding vehicle Uber car accident
Traffic violation resulting in Uber car accident
Truck Uber car accident
Inattentive driver Uber car accident
Cell-phone use while driving Uber car accident
Consequences of Uber Uber car accidents
The Pittsburgh Uber car accident lawyers at our accident law firm have significant experience with traumatic injuries resulting from auto accidents such as head-on collisions or SUV rollovers. We have successfully obtained recovery for adults and children suffering brain injuries, including traumatic brain injury (TBI), closed head injuries, neck, and spinal cord injuries, disfigurement, paralysis and other catastrophic injuries. Contact our Uber car accident lawyers at Ogg, Murphy & Perkosky. We will fight for the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.
Fee Structure for Pittsburgh Uber Car Accident Claims
Our Uber car accident lawyers know that most people do not budget for a personal injury attorney. That's the reason we cover all expenses until the end of a case. We hire accident investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and injury evaluators. We have a nurse on staff who evaluates your injuries and their financial impact develops the case and refers you to appropriate medical treatment if needed. When our Pittsburgh Uber car accident lawyers obtain compensation for you, we are paid an agreed upon percentage of the funds recovered. If we are unable to make a recovery for you, you do not owe us Uber car accident attorneys’ fees. This is called a “contingency fee” arrangement and is common among attorneys who handle injury cases. We will answer your questions regarding fees and the injury claim process in a free initial consultation. To speak with a skilled Uber car accident attorney, contact us at Ogg, Murphy & Perkosky.