It rains on wet for Uber, since after the publication of an extensive report by The Guardian and ICIJ on his influences with powernow a complaint has been added in the United States of 550 women on charges of sexual assault.
The case was filed in San Francisco County Superior Court.
The filing includes allegations that the female passengers “were kidnapped, sexually assaulted, sexually abused, raped, falsely imprisoned, stalked, harassed, or otherwise attacked by Uber drivers.”
“There is nothing more important than safety, which is why Uber has built in new safety features, established policies focused on survivors, and been more transparent about serious incidents. While we are unable to comment on pending litigation, we will continue to keep safety at the core of our work.”
The demand, Brought To You By The Attorneys Of Slater Slater Schulman Law Firmalleged that the sexual assaults took place in “multiple states.”
He also said that at least another 150 potential cases are being “actively investigated.”
“Uber’s entire business model is based on giving people a safe ride home, but the safety of passengers was never their concern – growth was at the expense of the safety of their passengers,” said Adam Slater, founding partner of Slater Slater Schulman.