A lawyer for the riders tells Bloomberg that non-public negotiations have been extra profitable with Uber (UBER -0.6%) than Lyft.
Uber confronted a PR storm in 2017 throughout a wave of sexual assault allegations. Throughout that point, Lyft president and co-founder John Zimmer described his firm as Uber’s “woke” different.
Lawyer Laurel Simes: “Uber appears to be taking extra of an inexpensive method about making adjustments. They’re saying, ‘Let’s speak, let’s work out what we will do.’ The place Lyft appears to be extra scorched earth.”