Woman Raped By Driver In India Hits Uber With Privacy Suit

Law360, New York (June 15, 2017, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Uber was hit with a California federal suit Thursday by a woman who was raped by her Uber driver in India in 2014, accusing company executives of mishandling her medical records and trying to discredit her account of the rape by peddling theories that a rival ride-hailing giant was behind it.

The woman, a Texas resident listed only as Jane Doe in the complaint, is going after Silicon Valley-based Uber Technologies Inc., CEO Travis Kalanick, who just this week took an indefinite leave of absence amid growing scandals at the company, as well as Eric Alexander, Uber's former vice president for...

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