Ride Share / TNC

Filing a Claim After a Long Island Uber Accident

by William Mattar | September 26th, 2019

When the ride-sharing app, Uber, first went online, the insurance problems it created were a headache for everyone. For a long time, Long Island Uber drivers were unsure how the Uber insurance worked. Today, the system is a bit more refined and easier for everyone to use. When a Long Island Uber Driver is Available […]

Who is at fault for my NYC Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 12th, 2019

If you are not familiar with Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing companies, ridesharing passengers use a phone app to contact drivers who are available to give them a ride. Once a rideshare passenger has been picked up by the driver and is on the way to their destination, that passenger is covered by the ridesharing […]

Who is at fault for my Rochester Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | September 3rd, 2019

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lfyt make up part of the taxicab market in Rochester. These services, easily accessed and paid through your smartphone, are reliable and convenient, but New York traffic laws are still catching up. If you’ve been injured while using a ride service in Rochester, you’re probably worried. Here are some things […]

I Was Injured in a New York City Lyft Accident. Who is Liable?

by William Mattar | July 1st, 2019

The busy streets of New York City make traveling via Lyft more attractive than trying to navigate the tight traffic in your own car. However, rideshares drivers can be distracted, leading to an accident. If you’ve been injured in a Lyft accident in New York City, there are a few things to be aware of. […]

What Might Truckers and Uber Drivers Have in Common?

by William Mattar | June 25th, 2019

Do trucker drivers and Uber drivers have anything in common when it comes to being at-fault drivers in an accident? For example, if you are hit by an Uber or truck driver, who pays for your medical bills if you need emergency treatment or an extended hospitalization? Are Uber and truck drivers insured individually or […]

Who is at fault for my Albany Rideshare Accident Injuries?

by William Mattar | June 17th, 2019

Choosing a rideshare company like Uber or Lyft is an increasingly popular option among Albany residents. What Happens if I’ve Been Involved in an Albany Rideshare Accident? If you’ve been involved in a car crash, no matter the circumstances, it’s important to seek medical attention, even if you feel fine. Soft tissue injuries, like whiplash, […]

I Was Injured in a Syracuse Lyft Accident. What Should I do?

by William Mattar | May 10th, 2019

Ride-sharing companies like Lyft and Uber have made it easier for Syracuse residents to get from one place to another when they don’t have their own transportation. Would you know what to do if you were injured in a Syracuse Lyft accident? Who pays for injuries if the Lyft driver is responsible the accident? The […]

Self-Driving Cars and the Impact on Society

by William Mattar | December 6th, 2017

It is generally assumed that the advent of self-driving car technology will change the dynamic of society. One facet of this change will, of course, be economic. An article in CNN Money explored the anticipated consequences for car service Uber, the ubiquitous alternative to the fares of traditional taxi medallions that can be beckoned in […]

Self-Driving Uber Cars??

by William Mattar | July 11th, 2017

Will self-driving cars eliminate the livery industry as we know it today? A recent Reuter’s article seems to presage, at the very least, major changes. According to a recent Reuter article, citing an auto industry cars source, ride-hailing service Uber is looking to place a “large order for self-driving cars.” Would a fleet of Uber-bots […]

Uber & Lyft Insurance Coverage in Upstate NY

by William Mattar | July 7th, 2017

As companies such as Uber and Lyft set up shop in Upstate New York, many insurance coverage questions arise. New York State has passed legislation allowing these types of companies to operate as transportation network companies (TNC) throughout the state. “A major question is, Who will insure the TNC?” asked attorney William Mattar, who focuses […]