Uber Technologies Inc. and a woman who accused senior executives of wrongly getting your medical records after a company driver raped her in India agreed to settle a civil lawsuit against her filed Uber in June, according to a court United States federal government presented on Friday.
Uber’s driver was convicted of rape, which took place in Delhi in 2014, in a criminal case in India. He was sentenced in 2015 to life imprisonment.
India had already settled a civil lawsuit against Uber in 2015, but the company sued again in a federal court in San Francisco said that shortly after the incident, an Uber US ruler “met with the police of Delhi and intentionally marked the plaintiff’s confidential medical records. “” Uber kept a copy of these records, says the suit.
The woman lived in the United States when she filed the complaint.
The terms of the agreement were not disclosed in the court document. A spokesman for Uber, based in San Francisco, declined to comment. A lawyer for the woman could not be contacted immediately for a comment.
The deal comes when new executive director Dara Khosrowshahi, who took the highest position in August, is looking at several scandals behind the company after eight years of wartime leadership by CEO Travis Kalanick, which led to the bankruptcy of the rules. throughout the world
The lawsuit cited several media reports that said Kalanick and others doubted the victim’s version of his ordeal.
“Uber leaders denounced the fraudulent violation and publicly expressed sympathy for the plaintiff and shocked and lamented the violent attack, speculating in private, but he was extravagant, who had colluded with a rival company to harm the Uber companies, “he said, he said.
A source familiar with the case told Reuters that Kalanick told other Uber executives that he thought the incident was organized by his rival Indian mechanical services, Ola.
In an earlier statement, while Kalanick was CEO, Uber said, “No one has to go through a horrible experience like this, and I sincerely regret that you had to relive it. “
A spokesman for Kalanick was not available to comment on Friday.
Uber’s actions led to a criminal investigation by the US Department of Justice. UU On the question of whether the managers have violated US bribery laws, especially the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the company said in June.
The Ministry of Justice did not specify in which country or country the investigation was focused. Bloomberg said it focused on activity in at least five Asian countries. Uber also informed Uber authorities of payments made by Uber staff to Indonesian police, a person close to the case told Reuters.
Uber previously hired the law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP to investigate how he got the rape victim’s medical records, Reuters reported in June.