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Drammeh v. Uber Techs. Inc. (9th Cir. 22-36038 6/24/24) Uber-Driver Special Relationship

By June 24, 2024June 30th, 2024Uncategorized

The panel certified the following questions to the Washington Supreme Court:

1. Under Washington law, does a rideshare company have a special relationship with its drivers giving rise to a duty to use reasonable care in matching drivers with riders to protect against riders’ foreseeable criminal conduct?

2. Under Washington law, was an attempted carjacking and murder of a rideshare driver by a rider legally foreseeable?

3. If such a duty exists, what is the measure and scope of that duty?