Holding Commercial Operators Accountable
In Oregon, commercial operators are required to carry insurance to protect their passengers in the event that a crash occurs. In addition to those laws, the City of Portland has enacted additional local regulations (Chapter 16.40) that are designed to protect passengers.
If you were injured as a passenger in a Uber/Lyft accident or you were injured as a passenger in a Portland taxi, you deserve full and fair compensation for the harm you suffered. Our Portland car accident lawyers will protect your rights. Do not make a statement to the responsible commercial operator or to their insurance company without first consulting with an experienced legal professional. These companies will not protect your best interests.
Of course, not all ridesharing/taxi accident claims involve passengers. If you were injured in an accident with one of these commercial passenger vehicles, and you were in another car or you were walking as a pedestrian, you should speak to a qualified attorney as soon as possible. Negligent passenger vehicle operators must be held legally accountable.
We Will Help You Maximize Your Financial Recovery
Injured victims should be able to recover financial compensation for the complete value of their losses. Our Portland personal injury attorney fights tirelessly to help victims maximize their settlement or verdict. Depending on the nature of your injuries, financial relief may be available for:
- Emergency medical care;
- Other hospital/medical bills;
- Rehabilitative treatment;
- Loss of wages;
- Diminished earning power;
- Pain and suffering;
- Mental distress;
- Permanent disfigurement; and
- Wrongful death of a family member.
Get Help From Our Portland Ridesharing & Taxi Accident Lawyers Today
At The Johnston Law Firm, our skilled Oregon personal injury law firm handles Uber accident claims, Lyft accident claims, and taxi cab accident cases. If you were injured as a ridesharing/taxi passenger or you were hurt in a collision with one of these vehicles, you need strong legal representation. To schedule a free, confidential consultation, contact our Portland, OR law office today.
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