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Lyft sign is seen at Time Square in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Simmering tensions between drivers and ride-hailing companies are flaring again, as drivers in major cities across the U.S. and the U.K. went on strike Wednesday over low wages and unstable working conditions. Photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg Lyft sign/photographer: Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg

Lawsuits alleging Lyft drivers sexually assaulted their passengers are likely to end up in San Francisco Superior Court after a judge granted coordination of the cases.

In a Jan. 17 order sent out to lawyers on Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kenneth Freeman granted a request from plaintiffs attorneys to coordinate more than 20 lawsuits against Lyft Inc. under California’s Judicial Council Coordinated Proceedings.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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