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June 30, 2014

Uber faults lawyers as Calif. weighs insurance rule

SACRAMENTO — Uber Technologies Inc., the service that lets people order private cars from smartphones, is faulting attorneys and insurers as it seeks to fend off a California proposal that requires more coverage for drivers, Bloomberg reported.

The Senate Insurance Committee is considering a bill that would force transportation networks to boost protection for drivers cruising for riders in California. Uber said it offers adequate coverage and criticized a plan that passed the state Assembly as a “back-room deal” by insurers and trial lawyers seeking to boost profit, according to the report.

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  • Lucas[ June 30th, 2014 @ 10:58am ]

    Don't expect Uber to comply . They have consistently thumbed their noses up to regulators and any rules or regulations . State laws,any rules and regulations simply don't apply to them .

  • Jerry[ June 30th, 2014 @ 12:15pm ]

    " Uber said it offers adequate coverage and criticized a plan that passed the state Assembly as a “back-room deal” by insurers and trial lawyers seeking to boost profit. " Uber is again seeking to maintain their profits by continually not complying with any rules or regulations and have consistently maintained that any laws, rules or regulations do not apply to them . Uber has lied and lied to anyone that stands in their way in order to boost profits at the expense of the public and not themselves .

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