Injured in an accident as an Uber passenger? Our expert lawyers can help you make a no win no pay uber accident claim today.
Throughout Australia, there are a number of different jurisdictions. If your Uber accident took place in any of the states below, please follow the relevant link for the most appropriate content.
To speak to a uber accident lawyer regarding your experience call 1800 106 107. We can quickly help you understand your rights and make you aware of any entitlements.
Can I make an Uber accident claim?
Being involved in an Uber accident can be a traumatic and painful experience. It is especially harrowing because the car accident happened at no fault of your own. If you’ve been injured while riding as a passenger in an Uber, you’re more than likely entitled to compensation. Whether it was the driver’s fault or caused by another road user, we can help If the accident wasn’t your fault you will be more than likely be able to claim compensation. As you are a member of the public using the Uber service the driver must have a minimum of CTP cover to cover anyone who needs to make an injury claim.
If you are injured while riding in an Uber you are automatically covered by the Uber driver’s insurance as well as Uber’s $20,000,000 liability.
Some of the most common Uber accidents include:
- Collisions with other motor vehicles (Uber driver at fault)
- Collisions with other motor vehicles (Another road user at fault)
- Pedestrian struck down by an Uber driver
- Collision with a stationary object (Wall or tree)
We can also help you claim compensation if you have been assaulted in any way by an Uber driver. If you need help or advice about making an Uber compensation claim call us free on 1800 106 107.
How do I know who was at fault for the Uber accident?
Please don’t worry about finding out who was at fault for your Uber accident. This is because it will be highly likely that you’re not to blame as you were not in control of the vehicle.
Our Lawyers are experts when it comes to road accident compensation claims. They are well versed when it comes to dealing with the police, insurance companies such as MAIC, TAC, SIRA, MAIB, ICWA and organisations such as Uber.
They will find out who’s to blame and take the appropriate legal action against them just having the details of the trip on the Uber app on your phone will be enough to commence legal proceedings
Is there anything I can do to help my Uber claim?
There are a few things that could help or speed up your compensation claim which we have listed below.
- Don’t speak with the police or the other party without speaking to your legal representative first
- If you took any pictures at the time of the accident keep those safe
- Get the names and telephone numbers of as many people involved as you can
- Always seek medical attention as soon as possible
Please note that with injuries such as whiplash the symptoms can be delayed. You may be feeling fine immediately after your accident to find a few days later your in serious pain. So, for this reason, we always recommend seeking medical advice, also that way it’s on record if we need it as evidence.
Have you suffered whiplash from an Uber accident?
Make an Uber accident passenger claim without any risk
Millner and Knight handle all road-related compensation via CCA’s, including Uber claims. When you make a claim with us, if for some reason your case is not successful you won’t need to pay towards any of the legal costs. Making an Uber compensation claim with us is truly risk-free. Win or lose you won’t be left out of pocket.
For more information regarding our guarantee please check out our dedicated conditional costs agreement pages or click on one of the eligibility buttons to conduct a free online check. You can also call our friendly experts free on 1800 106 107.
How much compensation can I get?
There is no template so to speak when it comes to Uber accident compensation. The amount of money owed to you will depend on the severity of your injuries and the State in which the Uber accident took place.
Some of the main damages that will be considered when negotiating your compensation will include.
- Any time off work and lost earnings
- Any future lost earnings
- Any changes in your ability to work
- Care or support, even if given to you for free by family or friends
- Any adaptations you might need to your home or motor vehicle
- Travel and accommodation expenses
Although at this stage we are unable to give you an exact value of what you might receive, you can try using our new compensation calculator.
Our claims calculator is loaded with official accident data which you can use to make your own estimation.
What to do next
The easiest way to get the ball rolling is to speak to a practising lawyer regarding your accident and injuries on 1800 106 107 for a no-obligation conversation. We will let you know in minutes if you have grounds for a claim.
You can also start your claim online and we’ll call you back. Remember if you are unsure who is at fault for causing the Uber accident our team of personal injury claim solicitors will make this determination using their decades’ worth of experience.