The family of a 6-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an Uber driver in 2013 settled a lawsuit against the ride-for-hire company Monday, according to court documents.
San Francisco-based ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft announced a new insurance policy on Friday to address concerns over liability for accidents involving its drivers who are working but have not yet picked up passengers.
A wrongful-death lawsuit involving Uber and one of its drivers who struck a 6-year-old girl, could be instrumental in changing the way ridesharing companies are regulated.
Uber confirmed Thursday that the driver of a vehicle which struck 3 pedestrians in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood New Year’s Eve was a “partner” driver for the Internet ride-sharing service.
San Francisco police Thursday released the name of the man arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter for a pedestrian collision on New Year’s Eve that killed a 6-year-old girl and and left her mother clinging to life.