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Uber Can't Arbitrate Background Check Claims, Riders Say

Law360 (May 30, 2018, 6:34 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of Uber riders on Tuesday urged a California federal judge not to send to arbitration part of their suit alleging the company employs lax background checks that put riders in danger of sexual assault, arguing their claims belong in court because they seek fixes to policies that harm the public.

The riders, nine women who claim they were sexually assaulted by drivers that Uber Technologies Inc. inadequately screened, said a contract that funnels customers' claims to binding, single arbitration doesn't keep their claims out...
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Case Title

Doe 1 et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc.


Case Number

4:17-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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