Uber & Lyft Sexual Assault Attorney

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular, and many people in and around our area use these services daily. The last thing anybody expects when they get into an Uber or Lyft is that they will become a victim of sexual assault. At Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC, we are here to help if you or somebody you love has been the victim of a sexual assault in a rideshare vehicle. Our Oregon Uber and Lyft sexual assault attorneys will investigate your case in order to secure the compensation you are entitled to.

Uber & Lyft Sexual Assault Attorney

Why choose Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC?

In the aftermath of a traumatic incident like this, turn to an attorney you can trust both personally and professionally. The Portland personal injury attorneys at Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC are here to help.

How will an attorney help this case?

These cases can be incredibly difficult, particularly for a victim who has experienced sexual assault. An attorney will be able to handle every aspect of your case for you so you can focus on recovery. Your attorney will be responsible for:

These incidents are devastating

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have long struggled to handle sexual assaults on their rides. These companies do conduct background checks on their drivers, but that does not mean that every rideshare driver is safe.

To put into perspective how often these incidents occur, we want to turn to a report recently released by Uber. By their own admittance, the company received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018. Out of those reports, 460 four were for rape. Uber’s report showed that 92% of rape victims were passengers and 7% were drivers.

Lyft has yet to release a comprehensive report on how many sexual assaults have been reported in their vehicles. However, there is no reason to expect that their numbers are vastly different than Uber’s.

Those who sustain a sexual assault well in an Uber or Lyft should:

Let us get to work today

If you or somebody you care about has been sexually assaulted while riding in an Uber or Lyft vehicle, seek legal assistance today. At Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC, our team is ready to investigate your case and work to see or any compensation you may be entitled to. When you need an Uber and Lyft sexual assault attorney, contact us by clicking here for a free consultation or calling (503) 226-6361.