Uber to Pay $28.5M to Settle Safety Ad Lawsuits
Techlife News|February 21,2016
Uber to Pay $28.5M to Settle Safety Ad Lawsuits

Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees.

The company told a federal judge in San Francisco that it wants to settle the class-action lawsuits by paying about 25 million riders who made U.S. trips between Jan. 1, 2013, and Jan. 31, 2016.

The judge must still approve the deal.

“We are glad to put these cases behind us and we will continue to invest in new technology and great customer services so that we can help improve safety in the cities we serve,” the San Francisco-based company said in a statement Thursday.

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February 21,2016