The Adult Survivors Act will give survivors who experienced sexual assault as adults new options. For 1 year, they can sue responsible parties, no matter when the abuse occurred.
Multiple Airbnb users have been victims of sexual assault. This has led survivors and advocates to question the efficacy of Airbnb’s vetting process.
In 2016, an Uber driver went on a shooting spree that left six dead. One survivor’s lawsuit alleges Uber ignored warnings and failed to prevent the tragedy.
Former Cleveland priest Robert McWilliams was sentenced to life in prison for child sexual exploitation. Four days later, he took his own life.
Female rideshare drivers and riders often face higher risks of physical and sexual assault.
Lyft has added several in-app safety features meant to protect users. However, in real-life emergencies, the company has failed to uphold its promise.
Discovery rules can give survivors more legal options. Recently, a survivor in Mississippi was able to win an appeal thanks to a discovery rule.