San Francisco Sues Uber for 'Misleading Statements'

San Francisco car-sharing service Uber was hit with a civil suit by its hometown district attorney, just as a wave of criticism and legal action against the company spreads worldwide. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced that he had joined with his Los Angeles counterpart in filing a lawsuit accusing Uber of "making false or misleading statements to consumers and for engaging in a variety of business practices which violate California law."