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Nipomo Woman Suing Lyft And Lyft Driver

January 10th, 2019

A Nipomo woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a Lompoc Lyft driver has filed suit against her alleged attacker and Lyft. 51-year-old Jason Lamont is currently behind bars and facing a number of felony sexual assault charges. According to the lawsuit, the assault was caught on home surveillance video. The victim's attorney says such attacks are pervasive within the rideshare service. The suit seeks unspecified damages, the recovery of legal fees and several changes to Lyft Company policies. Lyft officials say they are ready to assist with any investigation.

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