Court docs show Uber has settled lawsuit over death of 6-year-old-girl, but wants insurance company to foot the bill

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On new year’s eve 2013, an Uber driver in San Francisco hit and killed a 6-year-old girl who was walking with her mother and young brother.

As we reported at the time, Uber denied responsibility for the accident, arguing that while driver Syed Muzzafar was logged on to the Uber system, he didn’t actually have an Uber passenger in his car at the time he killed the child.

Later the family of the victim filed a lawsuit against Uber and the driver for wrongful death, negligence and negligent infliction of emotional distress. Again, Uber denied responsibility for accidents caused by its drivers.

Almost two years later, new legal filings (embedded below) show that Uber has had a change of mind, if not of heart…

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Gawker claims former interns are too late to sue over pay, lawyers ask for summary judgment (Docs)

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In new legal filings, Gawker claims only one intern filed in time, but they signed away their right to sue.

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