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Quentin Brogdon Quentin Brogdon is a personal injury trial lawyer in Dallas, Texas. (Courtesy Photo)

A class-action lawsuit is pending against Lyft in California alleging the company failed to prevent its drivers from assaulting “several thousand” female customers. The Lyft lawsuit alleges that Lyft has not adopted basic driver monitoring procedures that would protect the safety of its passengers and drivers. According to the lawsuit, Lyft has hidden the true nature of sexual assaults occurring in its vehicles and Lyft continues to let sexual predators drive even after Lyft receives reports of sexual assaults by predatory drivers. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit claim that there are no background checks or biometric fingerprinting for prospective Lyft drivers, and that almost all applicants ultimately become drivers for Lyft.

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