Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular in Florida over the past few years. Let’s be honest: They are both convenient and affordable. One of the reasons they are more affordable than traditional taxi companies is their structure. Unlike most taxi companies, Lyft and Uber do not employ their drivers. Instead, they treat them as individual contractors. As a result of this, they only have to pay them for the actual work they do, instead of a period of time.
In the state of Florida this has led to several question marks around what happens when you get injured in an Uber or Lyft car. Does it count as a commercial injury because it was a commercial vehicle? Or are you covered under the driver’s PIP insurance? This post aims to shed some light on this and let you know the 5 Things You Should Do if injured in an Uber or Lyft Car:
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