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Will the Uber Business Model Survive, Rape and Employment Lawsuits?

Beverly Hills car crash involving minivan. Many consumer lawyers are holding their breath. Since Uber has come into being, a whole new cottage industry has taken hold in tort law. Drivers are suing for worker’s comp benefits, and lawyers are suing for negligent hiring. Since the drivers are required to carry more than minimum coverage, lawyers are finding it easier to get clients paid. So although more people are getting hurt as passengers, there is money to pay them. In any event, shareholders ousted the CEO of Uber, Travis Kalachnik, after a string of failures. The ride-sharing company’s...

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A Legal Opinion: How Uber and Lyft Avoided Paying Employees And Gavin Newsom

How Ride-Sharing Companies Took Advantage Of Employees And The State Ride-sharing companies are a modern means to take advantage of drivers and passengers alike. Their business model does not work in CA state law, nor often for those involved. Companies like Uber and Lyft are well known for their involvement in many untoward occasions. They have been accused of defrauding their employee drivers of fees, calling them independent contractors to escape paying work comp and other insurances. Customers have made multiple allegations that Uber, in particular, rigs their GPS to increase the fare cost....

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Uber & Lyft Driver Lawsuit Attorneys | How to File Employee Labor Section 3706 Claim

Uber And Lyft Drivers Are Now Employees? A Groundbreaking Change For Ride-Sharing Drivers! A major court decision deemed drivers for ridesharing companies to be employees, rather than independent contractors. The ruling backed the demands of multiple legal figures in the state of California. The Monday action on the bench will further press companies like Uber and Lyft. The two are already beset with a number of lawsuits, including about driver pay, safety, and even assault and rape allegations. Go here to see the Order on Preliminary Injunction. Judge Ethan P. Schulman assented to the motion...

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