Hey this case might be a preview.
This is a quote from another article. "William Gould, a professor emeritus of law at Stanford Law School, said the case demonstrates âoewhat a thin and sometimes artificial demarcation line there is between these two conceptsâ of employees and independent contractor. The determining factors are how much control the company has over the worker, and how much entrepreneurial opportunity the worker has, he said."
I'd have to say that Uber holds all the cards when the time comes to distribute the work. And that leads me to believe that it's just a matter of time before they are held liable for similar type accidents.
It's interesting to see that whoever issued the required permits allowing Yellow Cab to operate only required a million dollars in liability coverage. I wonder what kind of coverage those tour buses havr?