Uber

Uber is an American venture-funded startup and transportation network company based in San Francisco, California that makes mobile application software ("app") that connects passengers with drivers of vehicles for hire and ridesharing services. The company arranges pickups in dozens of cities around the world.Initially, Uber drivers had cars such as Lincoln Town Cars, Cadillac Escalades, BMW 7 Series, and Mercedes-Benz S550 sedans. After 2012, Uber added a wider selection of cars to market to a broader cross-section of the market, called UberX. Cars are reserved by sending a text message or by using a mobile app. Using the apps, customers can track their reserved car's location.
Posts about Uber
  • Who is Responsible in an Uber Car Accident?

    … Popular ridesharing companies like Uber1 and Lyft have been taking the transportation industry by storm and giving taxicab companies a run for their money. Over the past several years, Uber has quickly surpassed cab companies in urban areas, such as Philadelphia, for safety, cleanliness, convenience, and affordability. When riders download…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 18 readers -
  • Draining the Swamp – Big Biz and Lobbyists (Whistleblower Post)

    … in the Empire State and that was just for the first six months of 2016. The hospitals in New York spent $1.5 million for the same six month period. And the NY State Nurses Association? $2.3 million. The president elect talks about “draining the swamp”. Whether you identify as a Republican or Democrat, tens of millions of Americans were sympathetic…

    Due Diligence- 12 readers -
  • PA Law Catches-up with Ride-Hailing Services Like Uber and Lyft

    … On November 4, 2016, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) commended Governor Wolf and members of the General Assembly for crafting and approving legislation that provides for permanent statewide authority for ride-hailing services. “Today’s bill-signing by the Governor marks the end of a process that began nearly three years ago…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 9 readers -
  • Eliminating Car Accident Deaths By 2040

    …. Certain companies, such as Uber, are even creating self-driving semi-trucks. These commercial vehicles will be speed-limited and more aware of their surroundings. Notable Statistics According to the United States Department of transportation, 17,775 people were killed in roadway accidents between January and June of 2016. That is a 10 percent…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 21 readers -
  • Car Accidents While Riding Uber in Dallas TX

    …Injured in an accident while riding in (or driving) an Uber vehicle? Our Dallas attorneys can help you file a claim and recover the money you’re owed. Liability Issues With Uber Technology has improved everything involved with our everyday life, including advancements in how we experience our night life. Uber (which includes UberX, UberXL…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 28 readers -
  • What Happens If My Uber Is In An Accident?

    … Ride-sharing programs like Uber and Lyft have increased in popularity over the years. Uber, like its competitor, offers the public an alternative to hired transportation, while giving private car owners an opportunity to earn extra income with their personal vehicle. Although this innovative business model has been very advantageous to those who…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 27 readers -
  • Could Uber And Lyft Be Leaving Chicago?

    … The ride-sharing services of Uber and Lyft have made an enormous impact on the transportation sector. It has allowed travelers to access affordable rates and have given private car owners a way to earn money as a supplementary or full-time income. However, these companies have received some criticisms over the years as traditional taxi service…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 19 readers -
  • Uber Drivers Claim They Are Not Independent Contractors… in the UK

    … Our lawsuits against Uber have generated national press. Just about every major media outlet in the United States has covered the battle between corporate goliath Uber (market capitalization $62 billion) and its drivers. Many of those drivers struggle to earn even minimum wage. Now that battle seems to be going global. A British law firm has…

    Due Diligence- 13 readers -
  • Milwaukee Magazine

    … passengers to summon a ride and pay the driver electronically. Uber makes money from the transactions by taking a cut before passing the rest of the money on to the driver. Drivers have sued Uber in numerous other states, Mahany said, and in April the company reached a settlement with drivers in California and Massachusetts to pay them $84 million…

    Due Diligence- 33 readers -
  • Radio 620 WTMJ

    …Local Uber driver sues company by John Mercure | Link to original source A former Milwaukee Uber driver is suing the company over the amount of money he’s making working for the ride sharing service. Lamont Lathan says Uber owes him overtime and tips. Brian Mahany represents Lathan in the lawsuit. He says after talking to hundred of other…

    Due Diligence- 14 readers -
  • Fox 6

    …Class action lawsuit: Wisconsin Uber drivers sue Uber Fox 6 – Local News by Ben Handelman | Link to original source Uber is being sued by its own drivers! A lawsuit was filed in federal court on Friday, June 24th. It’s impact could redefine ride-sharing in Wisconsin. It’s an ongoing argument: are Uber drivers independent contractors…

    Due Diligence- 15 readers -
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