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Palm Springs Uber & Lyft Accident Attorney

Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. - Advocating for Your Interests

We live in a time where computer technology touches almost every facet of society and life. With the advent of ride-sharing apps, companies like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the transportation industry, shaking up the market for taxi and limousine services. However, where traditional transportation service businesses are subject to stricter regulations for licensing and safety duties, companies like Uber and Lyft have a unique legal status as an intermediary that coordinates passengers with drivers who use their personal vehicles to work as independent contractors. As a result, legal issues regarding accidents involving Uber and Lyft drivers can be difficult to navigate.

If you’ve been injured in an accident involving a driver working with a transportation service company like Uber and Lyft, call the offices of Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. to consult with one of our experienced Uber & Lyft accident attorneys in Palm Springs. We have over 40 years of litigation experience in matters such as car accidents, including those involving Uber or Lyft drivers. Our legal team is available to you – even on evenings and weekends.

To learn more about how Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. can help you, call us at (760) 530-4868 or contact us online today.

Qualified Legal Representation Against Transportation Network Companies

Under California law, companies such as Uber and Lyft are legally classified as “transportation network companies” or TNCs. This is a relatively new classification specifically created for the purpose of regulating this industry. Regulations for TNCs govern the provision of insurance for drivers, accommodations for people with disabilities, and prohibition of intoxicating substances for drivers.

We have experience with a variety of issues involving TNCs, including:

  • Third-party Liability Insurance Claims
  • Insurance Coverage for Passengers
  • Distracted Driving Claims
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Multi-party Litigation

Uber and Lyft accidents can be relatively complicated when compared to other car accident claims. One accident can involve several parties, who may or may not have been injured. Such parties include drivers (whether working with a TNC or not), passengers, TNCs, TNC insurance providers, and private insurance providers for individual parties.

Call (760) 530-4868 to Explore the Details of Your Case

At Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. our clients benefit from legal representation that has been rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® – a peer review system of rating attorneys on the basis of ethical conduct and professionalism. We take on cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that we won’t collect a single cent in attorney’s fees until we obtain a recovery on your behalf.

Call Cohn & Swartzon, P.C. at (760) 530-4868 for a free consultation with a skilled attorney to explore your legal rights and options today.

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  • After Cohn & Swartzon fought hard for me in court, I received over a 6 figure settlement and also had my surgery paid for.

    “When I first met with Cohn & Swartzon, they explained to me that I had a difficult case; but because of my severe injuries, they were willing to help. Initially, the insurance did not offer much; but after Cohn & Swartzon fought hard for me in court, I received over a 6 figure settlement and also had my surgery paid for.”

    Deborah V.

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    “It is my pleasure to recommend the law firm of Cohn & Swartzon. I was recommended to Jason through an attorney friend of mine who suggested that I see him because of the sensitivity of my case. I met with him and instantly saw the compassion and professionalism that was instilled in him. He took on my case which was an emotional and difficult one. He handled us with care, step by step, and I watched him fight hard in court and win. He was always available and always returned my phone calls. He was always straightforward and kept us in the loop. He was very informative. I will never forget what he did for our family. Two years later, I had another emergency occur in our family and he returned my call that evening and again took care of everything. I have recommended Cohn & Swartzon to family and friends and will continue to do so. They were there for my family when I needed them and the professionalism and expertise says it all.”

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    M.S.

  • In addition to Jason and Saar, the entire staff always provided the utmost in service.

    “Let me begin by saying that I would recommend Cohn & Swartzon to anyone in need of legal advice. Both Jason and Saar are very personable and they provided a high level of service to me as their client. In addition to Jason and Saar, the entire staff always provided the utmost in service. One of the things that I liked was the fact that they stayed true to their word. They told me that they personally would take calls, if necessary. It was not very often that I needed to speak directly to them; but when I did, they were accessible. I appreciate the great lengths that they went to in working with an uncooperative doctor, who took a very long time getting a key report to them. They worked with the insurance companies and the adjusters, which took all of the unnecessary stress off of me. The Firm went to bat for me and we were successful in settling my personal injury case without going to trial. Saar was able to negotiate and reduce my medical bills, thus putting more cash into my hands. I was pleasantly surprised at the outcome, and the timing of the settlement couldn't have come at a better time.”

    V.O.