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  1. Kurt Halfyard

    Great Long Read about Indiana Woman who joined ISIL and her Sister Who Helped Get Her Out of Syria

    Elle Magazine has a great two-part series, one from each sisters perspective, on Sam Sally who took her children and joined her husband in Syria in 2016. She's currently facing charges by the FBI for aiding Terrorism, and her estranged Sister is her best advocate. A very compelling story all...
  2. BurgerTiime

    Uber will no longer force victims of sexual assault into arbitration

    http://money.cnn.com/2018/05/15/technology/uber-eliminates-forced-arbitration/index.html Uber says it is taking steps to help reduce the culture of silence around sexual violence on its platform in the wake of a CNN investigation into sexual assaults and abuse by Uber drivers. The rideshare...
  3. Nipun Marwaha

    The Number 1 Worst Thing About TLC Court

    The "Reps" These 90% of these individuals or 'companies' are absolutely useless. (There are a small handful of useful people but few and far between) Some even straight lie to drivers and take their money and the driver still gets in trouble. One of them was even found to commit fraud...
  4. BurgerTiime

    High court in Demark uphold ruling and hands down hefty fines to Uber drivers

    https://www.thelocal.dk/20180116/danish-court-fines-uber-driver-half-a-million-kroner One of the men received a fine of 486,500 kroner (65,300 euros) for 5,428 Uber journeys in 2015. The others received fines of 110,000 kroner (14,700 euros), 60,000 kroner (8,000 euros) and 40,000 kroner (5,300...
  5. BurgerTiime

    The trouble spout never turns off for Uber - Israel bans Uber

    https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.825188?v=A6FCB2D524EB7D6A3ABED0C283C4DF70 In Major Blow, Court Bars Uber From Operating in Israel Starting Tuesday morning, Uber Day and Uber Night will be not be allowed to run cars through their app due to insurance issues Haaretz Uber has been...
  6. J

    NYC Illegal Street Pick up summons

    I got a 1,000 summons for an illegal pick up / street hail from an undercover cop at LaGuardia (stupid I know). Has anyone ever tried to fight it in court? My worry is that if I do they will give me a higher penalty. Right now I have a perfect record. And I'm wondering if I could pay less but...
  7. UberPotomac

    NYC Courts determined Uber drivers are Employees.

    https://www.manatt.com/Manatt/media/Media/PDF/Newsletters/Employment/Uber-decision.pdf Please read the file and comment.
  8. financeguy13

    Surprise Uber! Another criminal investigation

    Judge Alsup referred the Uber trade secret theft case to a US District Attorney for a possible criminal investigation. It's not clear which DA, if any, will pursue a criminal investigation. I imagine if that happens then all the records that Uber is withholding in the Waymo vs Uber case will be...
  9. BurgerTiime

    Here's a twist: South Jersey Uber drivers suing Atlantic City cabs for posing as rideshare drivers

    http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/business/south-jersey-uber-drivers-suing-atlantic-city-cabs-for-posing/article_5047a6dc-9dc7-596f-9d7c-bfd9becf6e87.html A group of 240 Uber drivers in South Jersey is suing the Atlantic City Yellow Cab Co. for damages, claiming they are illegitimately...
  10. BurgerTiime

    Hailo files patent-infringement suit against Uber

    https://venturebeat.com/2017/04/21/hailo-files-patent-infringement-suit-against-uber/ Above: A Hailo car. Image Credit: Hailo App-enabled cab company Hailo today filed a lawsuit against larger competitor Uber alleging that Uber infringed on its 1999 patent of an “automated vehicle dispatch...
  11. Maven

    Judge rules Uber drivers are employees, deserve benefits

    Great news! :) If you live in Brazil, elsewhere not so much :( Will the successful arguments used in Brazil work in the USA, Uber's largest market? There have been similar ruling in parallel cases in a few USA jurisdictions, but they have limited scope. A Federal Court ruling is required to...
  12. BurgerTiime

    Lawsuit claims Lyft driver in fatal wreck was distracted by app

    http://www.mystatesman.com/news/crime--law/lawsuit-claims-lyft-driver-fatal-wreck-was-distracted-app/vATwbLZjiPR2ZDRLpE3EBJ/ One of the women who died was set to be married the following month. A family that already has settled with Uber in a wrongful death lawsuit is now targeting its...
  13. T

    NYC TLC Uber Driver , Need Help

    I received a criminal court summons for unlawful possession of marijuana (221.05) in NYC. What do i do ? Will my tlc or dmv license be suspended because of this ? Plz help. Thanks !
  14. BurgerTiime

    Lakeland Doctor sues Uber, driver after wreck

    http://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/234184871-story Lakeland Doctor sues Uber, driver after wreck POLK COUNTY (FOX 13) - A Bay area doctor is suing Uber and his driver after being involved in a car accident. On November 29th Dr. Nathaniel Stephens, an ER physician at Lakeland Regional...
  15. Riders Champion

    Rape

    In case you find yourself in a moral dilemma, remember this: "NSW law says consent is not possible while a person is substantially intoxicated." Read more at http://www.9news.com.au/national/2017/01/24/13/38/uber-driver-says-passenger-said-yes-to-sex#egV1pCq1yjh71pe6.99
  16. Karl Marx

    Uber loses right to classify UK drivers as self-employed

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/28/uber-uk-tribunal-self-employed-status I was sure Uber was going to win this case. I am delighted that the english drivers had the balls to take this to the courts. If Uber loses appeal it will definitely end up at the British Supreme Court.
  17. MikesUber

    Uber's Never-Ending Stream of Lawsuits (CNN Money)

    Source: http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/11/technology/uber-lawsuits/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool August 11, 2016: 10:30 AM ET Since its launch in 2009, Uber has been juggling a nonstop barrage of lawsuits from governments, drivers, passengers and competitors. Some have been settled out...
  18. C

    Received a Court Summons From Mississauga

    Hello All, Today I received a letter from City of Mississauga for a court summon for violating Mississauga By-Law 420-04. I am just checking to see if anyone here has experience with it, on how to deal with it and how much support is done by Uber company. I have sent 2 emails to Uber: one to...
  19. S

    I received a notice of violation of $ 4,040.00 for not displaying the airport sign

    Hi everyone! I'm very new here. I'd appreciate any help from you guys ! Here is my story: I was waiting at the Midway Airport when a guy came to my car and asked me if i'm an uber driver, I said Yes ! He said he is from City of Chicago and he wants to see all the signs i have on my car. So I...
  20. tipster98122

    Thoughts on Seattle Traffic Tickets and Good Lawyers for representation.

    Having gotten a recent Traffic Infraction ticket I thought this might be a good place to share traffic court experiences and/or referrals of local traffic lawyers to help the community at large. ---------------------------------------------- IMO: A Moving Infraction is very tough to beat on...
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