By now people are probably figuring out that working for Uber is not like the TV commercials. Drivers are not happily playing guitar on their couch one minute and in their car working the next. Uber drivers in Chicago have been carjacked and shot. Uber has been embroiled by an endless string of scandals at the corporate level, including one where the CEO was caught on camera disrespecting a driver. Uber drivers have complained about unfair wages from the company. Some have organized or taken legal action. While all this is going on Uber is using the money made off drivers to develop driverless cars to replace them.
If all that were not bad enough now personal injury lawyers are in the fray. Recently advertisements have appeared in an effort to entice those injured in a rideshare incident to explore legal action.
These law firms are going after Uber corporate and not drivers. The corporation has deep pockets while the resources of an average driver would not be worth their time. But it would be a large hassle for a driver to have to deal will such a situation.
With all this going on is it worth driving Uber? Probably not. Better to stay at home on the couch and practice your guitar skills. You might make more money playing for spare change in the State Street subway.
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