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Here’s How to Maximize Your Uber Accident Settlement

As rideshare services continue to gain in popularity, the accident rates we see involving Uber drivers are also increasing. While it’s scary to think about being in an accident while riding in an Uber or even being another driver who is hit by an Uber driver, there are laws in place to protect you and […]

Rideshare Passenger Rights after an Accident

Rideshare apps continue to be a popular tool in America and even around the world, as they provide anyone with a smartphone easy access to transportation. Uber dominates the market, but Lyft is another popular option.  Ridesharing may be convenient and relatively affordable, but what happens when an Uber or Lyft driver gets into an […]

Common Causes of Maryland Uber Accidents

In Baltimore and beyond, Uber vehicles are involved in scary situations from violent carjackings to deadly crashes. A passenger who survives a traumatic Uber accident often faces an uphill battle when Uber refuses coverage for the full value of accident-related costs. One study found that while Uber has a low total number of fatal accidents, […]

Can You Sue Uber For an Accident in Maryland?

As rideshare companies have risen in popularity, it is now commonplace for someone to call for an Uber or a Lyft instead of a taxi. However, while this service is incredibly convenient and has made it easier for people to get where they need to go, accidents involving these companies can be challenging—particularly where lawsuits […]

What Happens When a Baltimore Uber Driver Hits a Pedestrian?

How insurance claims are handled after an accident can vary from state to state. Maryland is an at-fault state, meaning injured victims can file claims against the at-fault party to recover compensation for the damages they have suffered, such as injuries and medical expenses. However, who was at fault can also play a role in […]

What is My Maryland Auto Accident Case Worth?

After being injured in an auto accident your immediate focus is on getting better and trying to heal from your injuries. That is, until the bills start rolling in. Suddenly you have the worries of medical costs dragging you down, plus the hassle of auto repairs and everything else. Now you can’t help but wonder […]

Top 7 Car Accident Questions

At Zirkin & Schmerling Law, our clients have lots of questions about their car accidents, including how to build a case and how the insurance claims process works. Below, we’ll answer the 7 most common questions we hear and if you need advice about your specific situation, please contact us for a case consultation. 1. […]