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What to do if you’re an Uber Passenger in an Accident


Uber is the top ridesharing company and an essential way of transportation for millions of users. While many Americans have experienced the convenience of Uber, some of us have unfortunately had a bad experience with the rideshare giant. Every day, there are thousands of motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. and for those who use Uber may find themselves part of this statistic. So, you may be wondering, what to do if you’re an Uber passenger in an accident.

If you find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of a car wreck while riding in an Uber be sure to take the proper steps for your safety and to make sure your rights are protected.

  • Contact the Police if the driver hasn’t already
  • Take note of any witnesses and the information of your driver
  • Ask for a copy of the Police report
  • Seek medical attention even if you feel fine
  • Contact an experienced car accident attorney

Following a car crash you may be dazed, injured, and unsure of what to do. By taking the steps above you give yourself a greater chance at recovering and getting the maximum compensation for the injuries you sustained. Many people also are not aware of all the insurance sources available.  They will not tell you willingly.  But a good lawyer can help you make sure you get everything you deserve in return for the insurance that was purchased

The car accident attorneys at Chhabra & Gibbs P.A. have over 130 years of combined experience dealing with all types of car wrecks and other personal injury cases. We cover a wide range of cases from car and 18-wheeler accidents to slip and fall cases and workers’ comp claims. Our dedicated team of lawyers and support staff are standing by to help you. Contact us 24/7 for a FREE consultation and let us Fight for You! Call us today at 601-948-8005. For more personal injury news visit

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