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Lawsuits Filed Nationwide Against Uber for Sexual Assaults

Brian Levin | 11.9.2023

Your Rights If You Were Sexually Assaulted in an Uber

Dozens of people have filed lawsuits against the rideshare giant for sexual assaults committed against passengers. Allegations in the lawsuits include that the company failed to take proper safety measures to prevent harm. It is believed that there are thousands of Uber sexual assault victims across the country. Survivors are encouraged to consult legal counsel regarding their rights.

At Levin Law, P.A., we provide experienced representation for individuals who have been sexually assaulted or sustained personal injury while riding in an Uber. Our attorneys will help determine the best course of legal action. Individuals harmed while riding in an Uber or other rideshare are encouraged to contact Levin Law founder and managing partner Brian Levin at (305) 402-9050 or via email at to schedule a free case evaluation. 

How Common Are Sexual Assaults in Ubers?

As reported by Fox 26, nearly two dozen lawsuits have been filed against rideshare giant Uber. The lawsuits were filed on behalf of sexual assault survivors who allege that the company failed to implement safety protocols that could have prevented these attacks. The lawsuits further allege that thousands of other people have been assaulted while riding in rideshare vehicles. 

Studies show that sexual assaults are substantially underreported. It is believed that this is true for rideshare assaults as well. Despite thousands of survivors coming forward, it is feared that there are even more victims who never file reports of their assaults. 

Are There Pending Lawsuits Against Uber?

There are dozens of lawsuits pending against Uber. Litigation against the company alleges that they completed substandard background checks. The lawsuits also indicate that Uber did not always remove drivers who had reports of sexual assault filed against them. 

Uber has filed two safety reports. In each of the safety reports, the rideshare company provides breakdowns of the number of reports related to:

  • Attempted non-consensual sexual penetration
  • Non-consensual kissing of a non-sexual body part
  • Non-consensual kissing of a sexual body part
  • Non-consensual sexual penetration
  • Non-consensual touching of a sexual body part

While the number of reported sexual assaults decreased from the 2017-2018 to the 2019-2020 safety report, it is likely attributable to the sharp decline in riders related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Assaulted in an Uber? Contact Our Office. 

If you are sexually assaulted in an Uber, you should consult with an attorney. An attorney can help determine whether you have a valid legal claim. Survivors are strongly encouraged to contact Levin Law founder and managing partner at (305) 402-9050 or via email at to schedule a free case evaluation. All consultations are confidential and provided without obligation to retain our services. 

At Levin Law, P.A., most cases are accepted on a contingency fee basis, meaning clients are not obligated to pay attorney fees unless money is recovered on their behalf. Let our firm help determine your rights after a sexual assault in an Uber. We accept cases nationwide. Do not wait until it is too late to file a claim. Call now to get started. 

About Levin Law

Levin Law is a premier national cryptocurrency, securities, commodities, futures, and class action law firm. Brian Levin, Levin Law’s founding attorney, has helped recover in excess of $150,000,000 through arbitration and litigation for individual and institutional investors throughout the country and the rest of the world. Levin Law represents retirees, individual investors, high-net-worth investors, ultra-high-net-worth investors, institutions, family offices, trusts, publicly held companies, and others.

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