Rideshare And Delivery Drivers Lawsuits And Settlements
UPDATE – Source = https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/08/10/uber-lyft-ab5/August 10, 2020 at 3:24 p.m. PDT
Rideshare and delivery drivers have become a mainstay or our lives and our commerce, particularly in urban areas, in times such as this with a pandemic on our hands.
The number of drivers for Uber and Lyft, Amazon, DoorDash, Domino’s and a multitude of other similar big businesses employing drivers, delivery persons and couriers has mushroomed. So have the number of lawsuits and settlements involving this huge part of our economy.
If you are a rideshare or delivery driver who was deprived of proper reimbursement by your employer you can turn for help to the national network of rideshare and delivery driver lawsuit and settlement attorneys now available through Injury Help Desk .
IMPORTANT! There may be significant legal time limits that affect your rights to seek a rideshare and delivery drivers lawsuit or settlement so please contact us as soon as possible for a free evaluation of your case to determine what compensation you may be eligible for.
Who is eligible to seek a rideshare and delivery drivers lawsuit or settlement? Essentially, anyone employed as a 1099 driver who was shortchanged.
Here’s a partial list of companies that rideshare and delivery drivers lawsuits have been filed against, according to court files across the country:
- Marijuana dispensaries
What are the allegations contained in these official court files involving rideshare and delivery drivers lawsuits and allegations? Basically, these cases allege that employers are denying drivers the minimum wage and entitled reimbursements, are in violation of state and federal labor laws and are denying workplace benefits and protections.
Did you know:
- There is an IRS standard business mileage rate employers are obligated to pay.
- Being misclassified as an independent contractor can cost you overtime pay and other wages.
- You should be compensated for all hours worked, including wait time.
- You have a right to be adequately reimbursed for automobile expenses.
- You are protected by federal law from being retaliated against by an employer for filing a lawsuit or seeking a settlement.
- Uber was forced to pay out a $20 million settlement over the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, which protects drivers and others from receiving automated text messages without their consent.
Arbitration for Uber Drivers is a highly viable alternative to class action under the Order issued August 18, 2016. Uber has agreed to pay all arbitrator’s fees, as well as half of the fees necessary to commence arbitration. Our lawyers were ranked the most prominent trial lawyer against Uber’s misclassification of drivers as independent contractors having completed numerous arbitrations already and an entire year ahead of scheduled arbitrations on behalf of many delivery drivers who are entitled the same employee rights as all workers in the state of California.
NOTE: If you have not hired a lawyer or accepted settlement payment for your rights then you must call us or submit your information today as time is of the essence. We will only have a short time within which to help you advance your claim. You cannot hire more than one lawyer. If you are a delivery driver you are entitled to compensations for the violation of your employment rights.