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Lyft Driver Hits a Deer With a Passenger On Board

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

In Georgia, a Lyft driver was recently involved in an accident when hitting a deer during a ride. The driver followed the rules and called law enforcement for an accident report. However, the passenger was surprised when the officer did a check and found the passenger had a warrant. The ride ende...

Lyft is Getting Into Food Delivery

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

Shortly after COVID-19 began to shut down businesses, schools, and services across Colorado, the ridesharing company Lyft announced they would be launching a meal and grocery delivery service in several U.S. cities. Like Uber, Lyft is trying to expand their reach, going into a diverse range of ar...

Lyft Transporting Healthcare Patients for Doctors

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

Lyft and Uber can be very convenient for passengers who are looking for a one-time ride, going to the airport, or going out for drinks to avoid a DUI. As the ride-hailing companies get more popular, they are looking to expand into other services, including food delivery and even healthcare.  Lyf...

No Help for Lyft Passenger Injured in Accident

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Sep 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Lyft can make a lot of promises about safety for passengers and drivers. Lyft will make it seem like there are protections in place if a rider is injured in an accident during the ride. That may be comforting before getting into a stranger's car but it may be a different story in the event of a r...

Can You Sue for Damages After a Road Rage Injury?

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

Traffic around Denver can be frustrating and seems to get worse every year. The stress around COVID-19 has also made many drivers more tense. Together, this can lead to drivers taking out their frustration on other drivers for driving too slow, blocking traffic, or otherwise doing something that ...

Teenager Injured in Lyft Accident Hit and Run

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Sep 02, 2020 | 0 Comments

Isaiah Benloss, an 18-year-old college student in Brooklyn, was taking a Lyft back home after spending time at a friend's house. When the Lyft was just a  few miles from his home, an Audi crashed into the Lyft ride, injuring both the 34-year-old driver and Benloss. Both were hospitalized in criti...

When Vehicles Collide With Buildings

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Aug 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a car accident between two vehicles, the insurance companies for both drivers get involved to find out who is responsible for paying for the damage. However, when a driver crashes into a house, the driver is almost always responsible for damages. A number of Colorado residents and businesses h...

Accidents Involving Denver RTD Light Rail

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Aug 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The RTD light rail lines are intended to provide car-free transportation alternatives to residents and workers in the Denver-metro area. Increasing public transit can reduce traffic and help bring down the rate of injury accidents. However, in the years since the light rail was introduced and has...

Deadly Accident in Moped Ride Share Service

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

Uber and Lyft quickly took hold as ride-hailing companies introduced their business model in Colorado and around the world. Bike shares came next, allowing riders to pick up and drop off a bike for a ride between stations. Then came the electric scooters, which saw inexperienced riders zipping th...

COVID and Increase in Uber Eats Drivers

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

Rideshare requests are starting to pick up again in Colorado and across much of the country. COVID-19 was responsible for a big drop in Uber rides, declining almost 70% over the past year. However, the stay-at-home orders were also responsible for a huge jump in Uber food delivery. With more Uber...

Drunken Assault During a Lyft Ride

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Aug 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just last week, we wrote about some of the dangers facing Lyft drivers when riders do not want to comply with the COVID-19 mask requirements. Drivers have been yelled at and spat upon. Last month, we wrote about the fatal stabbing of a Lyft driver by the passenger in Arizona. A new video has been...

Are Defective ATVs To Blame for Accidents?

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

Many people in Colorado enjoy using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) on open lands across the state. Most users can safely operate ATVs and UTVs in a variety of environments. While many riders have had falls or close calls, not all ATV accidents are caused by the ri...

More Assault Charges Against Uber Drivers

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Aug 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just last month, we wrote about a Lyft driver who was charged with assaulting passengers on a ride to the beach in Panama City, Florida. This month, an Uber driver has been accused of sexually assaulting a passenger in Maryland.   Uber Passenger Reports Sexual Assault  On July 2, a 19-year-old ...

Trucks Towing Trailers Involved in Serious Accidents

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

Even truck owners who are experienced in towing a boat, camper, or trailer know that you have to be extra cautious on the highways. Towing a heavy load dramatically changes the handling of the truck. Something as simple as a heavy gust of wind, pothole, or steering correction can throw the weight...

Bus and Pedestrian Accidents in Denver

Posted by Jeremy Rosenthal | Jul 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Back in April, we wrote about a pedestrian who was hit and killed by a Regional Transportation District (RTD) bus as she walked east across the U.S. 36 in Westminster. Unfortunately for pedestrians in Denver, bus accidents are not uncommon. Even when traveling at a relatively slow speed, buses ar...

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...

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