Uber, Lyft, and other ride-sharing apps have soared in popularity lately. While certainly welcome additions, these apps also bring unique questions and concerns with them. For example, what happens when a driver gets into an accident? Who is liable for damages? As many California attorneys have seen, the answer isn’t always so straightforward and going after the ride-sharing companies can often prove to be fruitless. Under these companies, drivers are independent contracts, and not employees.
The answer to these questions largely lies in the details. For example, if a passenger