Twenty women and one man came forward in a lawsuit against on Wednesday alleging they were raped or sexually assaulted by drivers while using the popular ride-hailing app and accusing the company of doing next to nothing to ensure riders’ safety.
The complaint from these individuals, six of whom provided their names for the lawsuit, was filed in the San Francisco Superior Court. It follows another lawsuit that 14 other women filed in September with similar allegations. Both groups are represented by the same law firm, Estey & Bomberger.
“Lyft could make a few simple changes to the LYFT Ridesharing App to vastly increase passenger safety, but unfortunately, LYFT has chosen to not do so,” the suit argued. “As a result, the