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Rideshare services like Opoli are a common part of everyday life throughout the San Jose area. Commuters use rideshare companies for transportation to and from work or to travel to events around the city. Tourists also make use of Opoli services on a regular basis.
Opoli drivers provide a convenience for us in San Jose, but they are also at risk of causing motor vehicle accidents. If your Opoli driver is involved in a traffic collision, please make sure you complete the following steps and contact Ride App Law Group, LLP today if you are seeking legal representation for an Opoli automobile accident case.
If you suffer personal injuries during the motor vehicle collision, seek medical attention as soon as possible after the accident. Although you may think you do not have any discernible symptoms after the accident, it is important that you seek prompt medical attention. Some injuries may not produce noticeable symptoms until weeks or months after the date of injury, and having a timely diagnosis is critical to your case.
Call the police as soon as possible after the motor vehicle accident. A police report is highly useful for lawsuits and insurance claims. In addition, if the driver receives a citation for violating traffic laws, it can serve as evidence of liability.
Opoli and other rideshare companies are for-profit corporations, and they are not concerned with paying out fair settlement amounts. Rideshare companies want to minimize the amount of money they have to pay and dispute liability whenever possible. Seeking legal representation will help you be confident that your interests are being represented throughout all stages of your personal injury case.
If you do not go to the emergency room right after the Opoli accident, contact Opoli and your insurance company to report the accident and let them know that your Opoli driver was in a motor vehicle accident.
A driver’s personal car insurance might not make adequate payouts for traffic collisions that occur while they were working as a driver for the rideshare company. However, Opoli carries liability insurance to cover personal injuries and property damage when a driver has an active passenger. You can have your lawyer report the accident for you while you focus on medical care.
If you remain at the scene, you should take photographs of the motor vehicle accident scene while obtaining information from the Opoli driver and any other drivers involved in the traffic collision. You should gather the following information:
Contact Ride App Law Group, LLP today to schedule a free consultation during which we can discuss the facts of your case. Our personal injury attorneys can help you determine how to best recover financially. Call our office at 888-754-9023 to learn more about the legal services we offer.