Last week, it was reported that New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors. The classification of the drivers as employees and not independent contractors impacts the drivers, the company, and also the rider.
The full implications of NJ’s ruling on liability coverage, medical coverage and workers’ compensation for the passengers, drivers and Company are not yet known. If you are in an accident while riding in an Uber or Lyft, the ride sharing companies already must provide significant insurance coverage or limits to their drivers and passengers injured from accidents.
Read more here about the first things you should do after if you have been in a ride share accident, or contact us to discuss your potential case.
Firm Settles Trip and Fall Case for $1,100,000
The Leonard Injury Firm recently settled a trip and fall case for a client who tripped and fell on the stairs of a national retailer.
Leonard Injury Firm Settles Federal Tort Claim for $125,000
The Firm recently settled a Federal Tort Claims Act case for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident for $125,000.
Anthony Leonard Joins The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
Anthony Leonard has been selected for inclusion into The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100.