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Are Lyft Drivers At Risk of Injury?

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jul 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

When thinking about the dangers or rideshare operators like Uber and Lyft, most concern is for passengers and pedestrians who could be injured when the driver is distracted by the rideshare app, mapping while driving, or fiddling with their music choice. However, rideshares can be dangerous for d...

Why Are Rollover Accidents So Dangerous?

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jul 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

On July 3rd, one person died and another was injured in a rollover crash on the Boulder Turnpike. Both victims had to be extricated from the vehicle, with one person pronounced dead on the scene and the other transported to the hospital.  Last month, a man in Aurora was ejected from his vehicle ...

Lyft Self-Driving Cars Are Back on the Road

Posted by John Devendorf | Jul 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

When COVID-19 first struck the U.S. and the rest of the world, much of daily life ground to a halt. As medical guidance to reduce the risk of transmission is becoming more consistent, many people are feeling more comfortable taking precautions and resuming some parts of daily life, including taki...

Accident with a DoorDash or GrubHub Driver in Denver

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jul 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

There are a lot of new food delivery services all over Denver's roads. Especially with the COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home orders, and concerns about eating out, many more Denver residents are getting food delivered through delivery apps like:  GrubHub DoorDash Postmates UberEats Instacart...

Who is At Fault in a Robotaxi Accident?

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jul 01, 2020 | 0 Comments

Waymo began as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009. Beginning with modest goals of completing 100-mile routes, Waymo vehicles have now completed hundreds of thousands of miles using self-driving technology. Now Waymo and Volvo have announced a partnership to integrate Waymo software into ...

Lyft Driver Charged With Assault Against Passenger

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Passengers who ride with Uber or Lyft think that the companies are taking measures to keep them safe. However, there are too many reports of drivers assaulting passengers and the victims later find out the driver is still working for the rideshare company. Three women in Florida were taking a Lyf...

Accidents for Patients and Riders Using Uber Health

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Uber Health is a service that allows doctors and healthcare facilities to provide transportation to patients. Healthcare facilities that use the service can schedule rides and pick-ups for patients who need to get to and from medical appointments. With more patients getting rides with Uber, some ...

Lyft and Uber Vicarious Liability in Colorado

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have a special place in Colorado law. These companies are different enough from other companies like taxis that Colorado had to create new laws to regulate Transportation Network Companies (TNCs).  Lyft and Uber are still trying to avoid being subject to vi...

Sun Glare Causing Auto Accidents in Denver

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

When you think about how the weather in Colorado can cause traffic accidents, the focus may be on snowstorms, icy roads, or tornados and high winds. However, the strong Colorado sun can also be a factor in some accidents. Sun glare can temporarily blind the driver who may not be able to see traff...

Is Tesla Responsible for Fatal Autopilot Accident?

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Self-driving cars are no longer just a feature available in science fiction movies. Vehicles like Tesla have driver assist and auto-pilot functions that allow drivers to map their route and let the car do the driving. Unfortunately, problems with the autopilot system can cause fatal accidents. A ...

Lyft Driver Charged With Sexual Assault

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

Many Lyft passengers use the rideshare service as a way to get home safely after having a couple of drinks. Public transportation is not always convenient and taxis may not be available on demand. The rideshare option should be a safe alternative to getting home. Unfortunately, the rideshare comp...

Uber and Bus Accident

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jun 05, 2020 | 0 Comments

An Uber vehicle was struck by a bus in New York, with the driver and two passengers inside. On May 19, 2020, an MTA bus in Brooklyn ran off the road and onto the sidewalk, injuring 4 people. According to the news report, the driver lost control of the bus after suffering a medical episode.  The ...

One Dead and Two Injured in Colorado Car Crash

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

A tragic car crash on Colorado Highway 160 took the life of one person and injured two others. It happened Monday just after noon in Huerfano County, when a 2012 Ford Expedition was heading east on the highway. The SUV crossed into the westbound lanes to pass a car ahead of it, but it crashed he...

Two Passengers Sue Lyft After Car Accident

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Two people in California are suing Lyft after their driver refused to let them out of the car and then caused a car accident. The crash took place in Burbank in December 2019, when a man and woman requested a Lyft ride to a company Christmas party. When they got in the car, they smelled tobacco ...

Passenger Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

A driver was seriously injured and a passenger died after a single-car crash in Aurora. On Saturday night, police were called to the scene of the accident at South Lima Street and East Alameda Avenue, where they saw a Chrysler 300 in the street. The driver was taken to the hospital and is in cri...

Head-On Collision in Fort Collins Injures Three

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Three people were injured in a three-car accident in Fort Collins on Tuesday morning. At about 6 a.m., a 22-year-old man was driving a Subaru Legacy west on Carpenter Road when he struck the side of a Ford F350 that was going east. This caused the Subaru to spin around on the road and hit an Aud...

Three-Vehicle Crash in Colorado Causes Minor Injuries

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

The drivers involved in a three-car crash on a Colorado highway were lucky to come away with only minor injuries, despite an accident scene that looked rather serious. Just after 11:30 a.m. on Friday, police were called to the scene of an accident on Highway 287 by mile post 131 in Cheyenne Count...

One Dead in Drugged Driving Crash in Aurora

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

A 36-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash that police believe was caused by a drugged driver. The deadly collision took place on Sunday evening when a 2014 BMW SUV tried to pass a 2013 Kia sedan near South Vaughn Way and East Yale Avenue. As the driver of the SUV tried to pass the Kia,...

One Dead After Motorcycle Crash in Colorado Springs

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | May 04, 2020 | 0 Comments

A tragic single-vehicle accident took the life of a motorcyclist over the weekend in Colorado Springs. The accident occurred Saturday evening on S. Academy Blvd. When police arrived, they saw that the motorcyclist was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation revealed ...

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