View Sections

How Can I File a Claim for My Injury?> What To Do After a Florida Lyft Accident?> Why Choose Elstein Legal?>

If you have been injured in a Boca Raton Lyft accident, consider getting in touch with Elstein Legal as soon as possible. Our experienced personal injury attorney, Brian L. Elstein, is familiar with Lyft accident cases and is skilled at obtaining the compensation you likely deserve. 

How Can I File a Claim for My Injury?

After a Lyft accident, you have a few different routes to choose from. The choice you make will depend on the circumstances of the accident. Since Lyft drivers are independent contractors and not employees, Lyft’s insurance policies may only cover them under certain circumstances.

In the case the driver is offline and the app is not running, their personal car insurance likely needs are to be used. Lyft only covers damages incurred while the driver is working.

When the driver is online but has not accepted a request yet, Lyft may cover the damages from an accident. If there is a passenger in the car, Lyft may cover damages up to $1,000,000.


What To Do After a Florida Lyft Accident?

Regardless of whether you were a driver or a passenger in a Lyft accident, there are several important steps to take right after.

Call 911

No matter what the severity of the accident was, it needs to be reported. A police report will be valuable evidence for everyone involved.

Seek medical attention

Even if you feel fine directly after an accident, there is no way to know whether an injury will crop up in the next several days. Health care providers may able to see evidence of an injury before you notice it. If you fail to seek treatment right away, an insurance company may argue that your injury was not as severe as you reported.

Collect information at the scene

It is important to gather as much evidence and information as you can while you are still at the scene. First, make sure you are safe and away from traffic. Once that is established, take as many pictures and videos of the scene as you can. It is best to also get the name and insurance information from all drivers involved. If anyone witnessed the accident, ask for their contact information as well.

Call an attorney

After necessary medical assistance has been provided, contact someone that can deal with the complexities of a Lyft accident claim. An attorney could help calculate your losses and identify the liable party.

Why Choose Elstein Legal to Represent your Case?

Since opening Elstein Legal in 2018, Miami personal injury attorney Brian L. Elstein has recovered millions on behalf of his deserving clients. A cum laude graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Brian Elstein honed his skills early as a member of the Nova Trial Association.

Today, he is recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer in Florida and has been selected to the 2022-2023 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine – a distinction given to only 2.5% of attorneys in Florida, and named 2022 Best Litigation Attorney by

2022 Florida Rising Stars Award Super Lawyers Magazine
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
Best of the bar
Brian Lewis ElsteinReviewsout of 1 review

Our Location

Contact Us for a Free Consultation

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you deserve expert legal representation to seek the justice you deserve and obtain fair compensation. You will gain an advocate for every stage in the claims process until you have the compensation you deserve.

Call us at (305) 299-2835 or contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your case. There is no fee unless we win your case.

Get a Free Consultation!

Fill the form and we will contact you immediately. NO FEES UNLESS WE WIN
Contact Us
By submitting you agree to our Terms & Privacy Policy