Uber did not get its popularity from being a luxury car service but more for the convenience and cheap pricing of having a car service available at the drop of a dime. Uber has become nationwide servicing states and cities all over the US. But with anything that you purchase, you get what you pay for.
Uber has been the talk of the town since its launch in 2009. The multi-billion dollar corporation has been in the headlines and the courtroom often this past year but Uber’s days of seeing a judge are not over just yet. This Pennsylvania passenger had no clue that his Uber ride would end in a brutal beating by the driver himself. A passenger who wanted to go from Philadelphia’s University City to his home in Cherry Hill, New Jersey experienced a ride that he will never forget. A dispute over crossing the Ben Franklin Bridge ended badly after the driver was adamant about not crossing the bridge. The passenger, Joseph Fusco, was allegedly dragged out of the car by the Uber driver and beaten due to this dispute. This dispute caused the passenger being left on the side of the road beaten and missing some teeth. Fusco was on his way home from a holiday party late last month with the incident occurred. Call a Fort Lauderdale Uber Accident Injury Attorney if you have been injured during your shared ride.
Fusco later filed suit on the popular ride-sharing app where the details of the case remain. Fusco stated that he was still charged for this 28-minute ride even though he was beaten and left on the side of the road. After obtaining a lawyer, Uber finally refunded the charge to the passenger. that he was still charged for this 28-minute ride It is sure that more details will arise The lawsuit also accuses Uber of not cooperating with University of Pennsylvania police in its investigation of the case, NBC-10 reports. A spokesperson for Uber declined NBC-10’s request for comment on the case but said the company was cooperating with the police investigation.
If you have experienced any type of wrong-doing from this popular ride-sharing app, Uber, seek help from a Fort Lauderdale injury attorney. The Ben Law Firm has experienced attorneys that will stay by your side every step of the way.