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Injured Uber Driver Was Not Covered by Uber’s Insurer, 10th Circuit Says

Aug 21, 2019

The Tenth Circuit has rejected a breach of contract claim brought by an Uber driver against Uber’s insurer after it refused to cover injuries she sustained in an accident on the return leg of a lengthy fare.

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