Uber will pay a $9 million settlement to the California Public Utilities Commission regarding sexual assault data. $5 million will go to assault survivors.
A judge fined Uber $59 million for failing to comply with requests from a CA regulatory agency. If not paid, Uber could lose its state operating permit.
Survivors filed lawsuits against the Dioceses of Fresno and San Diego. The California “look back” window has given these survivors more time to seek justice.
Claimants who refused settlements from the program or did not file a claim with the program may still be eligible to file a civil lawsuit.
California bishops filed motions challenging law AB 218. The law expands legal opportunities for child sex abuse victims, including a 3-year “look back” window.
In 2017, a female guest filed a lawsuit against Airbnb blaming the company for negligence. The woman had been sexually assaulted by her Airbnb host.