Uber’s Driver Policy Can’t Keep Mich. Rape Suit In Calif.

Law360, San Francisco (August 11, 2017, 6:43 PM EDT) -- A San Francisco judge ruled Friday that a Michigan woman couldn’t bring claims in California over her sexual assault by an Uber driver, finding that though the suit stemmed from employment policies crafted at corporate headquarters, most of the claims addressed the driver’s conduct, so the scene of the alleged crime was a better forum.

California Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn seemed to waiver on the tentative ruling he had issued ahead of Friday’s hearing, finding merit in the plaintiff’s argument that the case started before...
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