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Rideshare Drivers File Lawsuit to Overturn Prop. 22

Published on Jan 13, 2021 at 7:21 am in Rideshare Lawsuits.

On January 14, Uber and Lyft drivers filed a lawsuit to overturn the California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees. The lawsuit, filed with the California Supreme Court, alleges that Proposition 22 is unconstitutional because it limits the Legislature’s power to grant workers the right to organize. It also excludes drivers from being eligible for workers’ compensation.

Lawsuit Against Lyft Alleges Poor Screens Lead to Sexual Assault

Published on Jan 4, 2021 at 9:13 am in Rideshare Lawsuits.

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Lyft is facing a series of new lawsuits of failing to protect female passengers from rape by drivers. The December legal actions are part of a mass tort lawsuit initiated in August 2019 by 20 women alleging sexual assault by Lyft drivers.

A trial has been scheduled for January 2022. After the case began, several dozen women joined and lawyers for the plaintiffs plan to add hundreds more alleged victims.

Rideshare Accident Lawsuits on the Rise

Published on Dec 30, 2020 at 7:54 am in Rideshare Lawsuits.

In the past decade, rideshare vehicles have provided more than 11 billion trips to passengers. As a result, many places have seen a decrease in drunk driving accidents; however, Uber and Lyft accidents are on the rise. As a result, injured passengers are seeking legal representation and filing lawsuits to have the best chance of recovery.

Disability Rights Advocates Sue Lyft

Published on Nov 6, 2020 at 8:22 am in Rideshare Lawsuits.

On November 3, 3030, a federal judge ruled that disability rights organizations have the right to sue Lyft for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

The lawsuit, which was filed in March, was originally initiated by the Independent Living Resource Center. The center is a California non-profit disability rights organization. A few other organizations and disabled individuals filed as well.