Uber Rider Says ‘Toxic-Male Culture’ Led To Her Sex Assault
Law360 (June 16, 2020, 6:54 PM EDT) — A California woman has accused Uber of fostering a “toxic-male culture” that prized growth above all else and ultimately led to her being sexually assaulted by one of the ride-hailing giant’s drivers last year, according to a suit filed in Los Angeles County court.
The woman, who sued anonymously on Monday, claims that an unnamed Uber Technologies Inc. driver assaulted her during a ride in Los Angeles County in May 2019. The incident caused her “unimaginable pain that persists to this day,” she said in the complaint.
She says the ordeal was a consequence of Uber’s “greed and complete disregard for…