Sexual Abuse & Sexual Assault Claims | Uber & Lyft





Uber, Lyft and other similar rideshare companies know the importance of having strong safety policies to keep both passengers and riders safe. Therefore, they have to be held accountable when sexual abuse or sexual assault are a result of the absence of efficient safety policies or safety policies not being enforced. Uber and Lyft can also be liable for failing to properly support the victims of these assaults. 

Thus, Congress wanted to hear from Uber and Lyft in October 2019. However, both companies refused to send representatives to the hearing that would discuss “their treatment of drivers and their efforts to keep passengers safe.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse or sexual assault, you should Contact Us immediately. Remember: everything you share with your lawyer is confidential.

Sexual Abuse & Sexual Assault | Uber

A study published in 2019 revealed that, in one year, Uber reported 3,045 sexual assaults during rides. The study also showed that, even though the perpetrators are usually the drivers, the riders were the perpetrators in 8% of the cases.

Uber is responsible for the safety of both divers and riders. If you were a rider or driver and a victim of sexual assault or sexual abuse, you should Contact Us immediately. You can fill out an online contact form or call 504-523-2434 for a FREE Consultation.

Sexual Abuse & Sexual Assault | Lyft

Many women have come forward in cases of sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse while riding or driving in a Lyft. In September 2019, 14 women filed a lawsuit against Lyft, accusing it of being “aware that its drivers were sexually assaulting and raping female passengers for years” and failing “to take adequate steps to protect passengers and warn them of the issue.” A few days later, 5 more women came forward with similar lawsuits. In December, 20 additional people sued the company for alleged rape and sexual assaults taking place in the rides.

Lyft is responsible for the safety of both divers and riders. If you were a rider or driver and a victim of sexual assault or sexual abuse, you should Contact Us immediately. You can fill out an online contact form or call 504-523-2434 for a FREE Consultation.

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Peiffer Wolf Carr Kane & Conway is a nationally recognized law firm. Our team of attorneys is fully prepared to assist our clients, protect their privacy, and guide them through the process in sexual abuse or sexual assault cases. If you or a loved one has been the victim of sexual abuse or sexual assault, Contact Us immediately. You can fill out an online contact form or call 504-523-2434 for a FREE Consultation. Remember: everything you share with your lawyer is confidential.

 

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