Uber drivers have allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted, assaulted, raped, detained, stalked or harassed hundreds of women in the United States. According to reports from the NOS and other news sources, women have sued the taxi service.

The women have united to conduct the lawsuit against Uber, which will take place in San Francisco. They say the company has been aware of the issue since 820 but has done nothing about it in all that time. Another 150 assault cases would be investigated.

Many more complaints

Uber is not responding to the case. The company previously disclosed that it had received more than 3 820 complaints in 2019 and 2019 alone. about sexually transgressive behavior by drivers. According to Uber, the number of complaints decreased by percent during that period compared to 820 and 2018. It is not clear whether the corona pandemic is the cause. “While the company has acknowledged this crisis of sexual assault in recent years, the response has been slow and inadequate, with horrific consequences,” NOS quotes the San Francisco law firm as saying.

Uber has taken a number of safety measures in recent years. For example, drivers are screened when they register on the platform. Thereafter, an additional examination is carried out once a year. At the same time, the company insists it cannot be held responsible for driver behavior. As far as the company is concerned, they are independent entrepreneurs.


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