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Uber denies legal duty owed to Maryland driver killed by passenger (access required)

Ridesharing company Uber’s courthouse denial of legal responsibility for their drivers’ safety drew a strong response Tuesday from attorneys for the three children of an Uber driver killed by a passenger in Oxon Hill in 2019 and who are suing the company for wrongful death.

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Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did not brake (access required)

The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, according to federal investigators.

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Uber agrees to allow sexual assault victims to sue (access required)

Uber said it will let sexual assault and harassment victims sue the company in court and plans to release data on sexual violence and other dangerous incidents that occur on its ride-hailing service. Previously, Uber’s terms of service barred sexual ...

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