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Woman Sues Uber Over Alleged Rape By Driver

Posted on July 25, 2016

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A West Hollywood woman sued Uber Technologies on July 21, alleging the ride-hailing company’s negligence led to her being raped by an Uber driver.

The lawsuit, which was filed in the Superior Court of Los Angeles on behalf of the 27-year-old plaintiff, said the San Francisco company “aggressively promotes its safety … [but] instead of delivering Plaintiff a safe ride to her destination, Uber introduced Plaintiff to her rapist — her Uber driver.

Los Angeles Times article here

Related Topics: criminal incidents, driver behavior, lawsuits, Los Angeles operators, Sexual Assault, TNCs, Uber

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