Legal Technology News

Uber Faces Sexual Assault Lawsuit in Texas
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)

Talal Ali Chammout

Summary: Uber is facing another lawsuit from a woman in Texas that wants the company to take better responsibility for their drivers after her driver, a convicted felon, raped her.

A Dallas, Texas woman states that the $50 billion company is responsible for a driver that raped her in her home. The woman filed the lawsuit holding the technology company civilly liable since they do not properly screen their driver’s backgrounds.


The driver named in the lawsuit, Talal Ali Chammout, is a convicted felon. He was first convicted in 1995 for felony assault and then again in 2007 for felony possession of firearms. He served 6 ½ years in federal prison before being released in 2012. He used a fake city of Dallas permit with Uber to get his company, Triple Class Limousines, approved.

The woman claims Chammout followed her inside her home, hit her on the back of the head, and then sexually assaulted her. Uber states that his account was marked as inactive but was accidentally made so that he could access the site and potential clients.

There have been allegations of rape and sexual assault by Uber drivers in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Orlando, Washington D.C., and New Delhi, India.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!

Quentin Brogdon at Crain Lewis Brodgon in Dallas will be representing the woman. He states “the main reason we filed the lawsuit is to finally make Uber change its policies and procedures in a meaningful way to ensure that the drivers in places in cars with passengers – many of them young women – pose no safety threat to those passengers.”




Interesting Legal Sites You May Like




Search Now

Senior Land Use Attorney with experience

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of our client seeks senior land use attorney with 7+ years of experience. The c...

Apply Now

Immigration Attorney with portable business


McLean office is seeking an immigration attorney with $500,000+ in portable business.

Apply Now

Employment Attorney with 3+ years of wage and hour litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks employment attorney with 3+ years of experience in wage and h...

Apply Now

Litigation Attorney with 3-6 years of experience


Chicago office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 3-6 years of experience and exposure to ...

Apply Now


Experienced Civil Litigation Paralegal

USA-CA-San Diego

Civil litigation / insurance defense law firm in UTC is seeking a full time, experienced litigation ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney

USA-CA-San Diego

Busy, mid-sized San Diego based civil and complex litigation firm working throughout the state is se...

Apply now

Experienced Legal Secretary

USA-CA-San Diego

Busy mid-sized law firm in the UTC area is seeking a full time, experienced legal secretary.  A...

Apply now

Legal Secretary


A fulltime legal secretary with experience in working for a litigation firm in New Jersey. Experienc...

Apply now

Most Popular


To Top