Uber Expands Drivers' Insurance After Fatal Crash

Law360, San Francisco (March 14, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT) -- Ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc. announced Friday that it will expand insurance coverage for drivers, following a New Year's Eve accident in San Francisco that involved an Uber driver who killed a 6-year-old girl and prompted a lawsuit against the company.

The changes aim to address liability for Uber drivers who are available for hire but aren't engaged in meeting or transporting a passenger, the company said in statements Friday. Syed Muzaffar, the driver of the car that killed Sofia Liu, was logged in as a...
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