That is why it is crucial for ride-hail companies to prioritize safety and be held accountable for any failures in safety measures.
The family has reason to believe that this was not the first time in which the suspect used a rideshare application to target a rideshare driver for some malfeasance or criminal act...
Plenty of Amazon workers who've consulted with Greening, the workers' compensation attorney, end up having a smooth time getting workers' compensation and medical care.
It’s a story attorney Bryant Greening has heard all too many times — saying rideshare and delivery drivers often do not realize their liability until it’s too late.
"Criminals see rideshare and delivery workers as sitting ducks, susceptible to carjackings, robberies, and assaults."
"Yet nearly every day we hear about Uber and Lyft drivers being victimized by their passengers."
"It’s very frustrating," said Jared Hoffa, the head of development at Chicago-based LegalRideShare LLC, a personal injury firm that represents gig workers.
“The time is now for these billion-dollar corporations to step up and do more to keep gig workers safe.”
"The dash cam footage is Exhibit A on how ride-share companies fail their drivers."
"As my client continued to drive his vehicle, he believed help was on its way, and unfortunately it never came."
"If Lyft had sent the police to the location of his vehicle; had police tracking vehicle in real time, all of this could have been adverted."
“...we see a driver begging for assistance and being left stranded and vulnerable.”