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Female Customers Sue Lyft Alleging Sexual Assaults by Drivers

Lyft Inc.’s image as the “woke” ride-hailing company faces a new challenge from a rash of lawsuits filed by women who claim they were sexually assaulted by drivers summoned to take them home after evenings of partying. Since Aug. 1, …

Florida County Fines Lyft For Operating Without a Permit

The Hillsborough Public Transportation Commission is upholding a previous ruling that the commission can fine the ridesharing company Lyft for allowing drivers to operate without a county permit. The Tampa Tribune reports the agency had the right to fine Lyft …

Juries to Decide If Uber, Lyft Drivers Are Independent Contractors

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. lost an early round of a fight with drivers in lawsuits that could upend the companies’ nationwide business models. The on-demand car services will need to make the case to juries why they shouldn’t …

Uber and Lyft Accelerate Cash Battle to Recruit Drivers

Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are racing to recruit drivers to spur the growth of their ride- sharing businesses. Stefanie Leifer recently found herself caught in the middle. Leifer has worked for San Francisco-based Lyft, the mobile application that …