Uber's 'Inadequate' Driver Screening Led To Rape, Women Say

Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 6:13 PM EST) -- Two women who say they were raped by Uber drivers hit the ride-hailing company with a multimillion-dollar California federal class action Tuesday alleging its “woefully inadequate” driver screening process has allowed drivers to sexually assault or harass more than 1,000 riders.

The women, who filed suit under Jane Doe pseudonyms, allege Uber purports to provide “the safest ride on the road” while maintaining lax background check, monitoring and safety policies despite hundreds of reports of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment by riders. 

“Over the last...
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Case Title

Doe 1 et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc.


Case Number

3:17-cv-06571

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

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Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers

Date Filed

November 14, 2017

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