Uber Agrees To Settle UCL, FAL Claims For $28.5 Million

(March 14, 2016, 12:33 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Plaintiffs who sued Uber Technologies Inc. and Raiser LLC in federal court over the ride-share service’s “Safe Rides Fee” filed a stipulation of settlement on Feb. 11 stating that the defendants have agreed to pay $28.5 million to end a class action alleging violation of the California unfair competition law (UCL) and false advertising law (FAL) and will rename the fee as well as change the wording regarding safety (Matthew Philliben, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al., No. 14-5615, N.D. Calif.)....
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