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Uber & Lyft Accident Attorney

If you were in a Lyft or Uber accident, you may find it difficult to deal with the company, driver, and insurance.

Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC ​can advocate for you as your Lyft or Uber accident attorney while you focus on recovering from your car accident.

Our Rockville, MD, lawyers get victims of rideshare accidents in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia compensation for a brighter future.

Both Riders and Drivers Can Be Victims of Rideshare Accidents 

In October 2022, two passengers were killed after a tow truck and then a Honda Civic rear-ended a Lexus SUV rideshare. The two victims, each 25 years old, were trapped inside of the rideshare SUV. By the time the police arrived, it was too late. 

In December 2021, a Maryland man died in a car crash while working full-time for Uber. His passengers sustained serious injuries. The other driver, who was traveling on the wrong side of the road, died from his injuries. The family is suing Uber, claiming the rideshare company provided insufficient insurance coverage for the driver's death. 

Our Rockville attorneys can represent drivers and riders who are victims of Uber crashes, Lyft crashes, and any type of rideshare accident. 

Uber and Lyft Add to Traffic Congestion 

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A 2021 study conducted by the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research Technology reports Lyft and Uber drivers increase both the intensity and time of road congestion. They also discovered that since 2016, public transportation ridership fell by 8.9%.

If people continue to choose rideshares over options like buses, the risks of an auto accident involving an Uber driver or someone similar will continue to increase over time. 

Between Dangerous Roadways and Busy Traffic Rideshare Accidents Can Happen to Anyone

After experiencing a disruption in ridership during the pandemic, the Uber app has once again become a popular transportation option for riders everywhere.

Even if you're riding with the safest of Uber drivers, auto accidents can still happen to you through no fault of your own. Or you may be driving your own vehicle and get hit by a negligent rideshare driver. Like any car accident, an Uber accident can cause life-changing personal injuries to anyone involved. 

Get a Free Consultation If You've Been in a Uber or Lyft Accident

If you are the victim of an Uber accident or Lyft accident in Maryland, D.C., Virginia, or beyond, our Rockville, MD, car accident lawyers can help you secure compensation for a personal injury.

Our forward-thinking car accident attorneys can deal with rideshare companies, their drivers, other drivers involved, and insurance companies. Rather than being overwhelmed, you can focus on your health or the care of a loved one. 

Request a free consultation with our Uber accident lawyers today or call:  

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Marina Man


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I have been working with lawyers for over 43 years and I can say that Greenblatt and Veliev are the best. We worked with Virgina to resolve an issue and the results were perfect. Honest, polite and most importantly, knowledgeable on the issues and the persons involved. I would highly recommend this law firm to handle these difficult issues! Thanks again.

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Mary Ainsworth


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A 5-Star rating goes to Greenblatt & Veliev. I was fortunate to have Mr. Veliev assist me with my car accident. He was there for me every step of the way. He reviewed reams of materials, explaining every detail and settled my case with the insurance companies quickly and efficiently. I cannot say enough about this company. 

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Insurance Policies for Uber and Lyft 

Both rideshare companies provide insurance for their drivers while they're waiting to receive rides, when they're on the way to pick up passengers, and during trips. Each company's respective insurance policies include:

While waiting for ride requests:

  • $50,000 in bodily injury per person
  • $100,000 in bodily injury per accident
  • $25,000 in property damage per accident

While en route for pickup or during rides:

  • $1 million third-party liability 
  • Uninsured/underinsured motorists accident coverage

Traffic Fatalities Are Increasing

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 42,915 people died in car accidents in 2021. That's a 10.5% increase from the 38,824 fatalities NHTSA estimated for 2020. NHTSA says the 2021 projection is the highest number of fatalities in car accidents since 2005. The agency also says it's the largest annual percentage increase in NHTSA's Fatality Analysis Reporting System's history. 

Despite vehicles being updated with more life-saving features like rear-facing cameras and driver communication assistance technology, the data shows that drivers are still causing devastating accidents. 

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Do You Have a Loved One Who Died in an Uber or Lyft Crash?

If you have a loved one who died in an Uber accident or similar type of crash, our car accident lawyers in Rockville can help you file a wrongful death case.

Grieving for a lost loved one is difficult enough without trying to deal with insurance companies. Let us handle the rideshare company and insurance coverage while you look after yourself and your family during this time. Our car accident attorneys offer free consultations and would be happy to review your case.

Compensation for wrongful death can cover funeral expenses, loss of emotional and financial support, and other damages. Contact our Rockville law office to learn more. 

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If you ever are in a car accident, this is the best law firm to go to. I had Elnur Veliev as my lawyer and he is the best of the best for personal injury claims. He is calm, knowledgeable and explains everything in detail. Vagif, his paralegal, is also a rock star and answered all of my questions. Elnur recommended a great physical therapy office to assist me in my recovery and let me know that because my car was new I was also able to get a diminished value claim. The car insurance company tried to get me to sign papers without telling me about diminished value. I highly recommend this law office, and Elnur Veliev in particular. Don’t go to anyone else.

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Kelcey Cohen


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Lonnie Greenblatt and Elnur Veliev are amazing, they took care of case so effectively and quickly. They took care of everything, the hassle of of the adjuster, and knew exactly what to do. My paralegal Vagif was a Rockstar he kept informed every step of the way. Definitely contact this firm if you want your case to be taken seriously and handled with care. Everyone there knows exactly what they are doing.

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Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC

Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia. Our attorneys have more than 65 years of combined experience in personal injury cases, and use this knowledge to serve you. Our professional affiliations and memberships include:

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of D.C.
  • America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys

Contact our offices for a free consultation online, or by calling: (301) 251-8776

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