Cotter v. Lyft, Inc.
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If you used the Lyft smartphone application to give rides to passengers in California between May 25, 2012, and July 1, 2016, you could get a payment from a class action settlement.

  • UPDATE: Please review the new Notice, available here. You should have already received similar notices regarding this settlement. This notice includes new information, including information regarding the amount of the payment you may receive from the settlement (see paragraph 7 of the notice).
  • After two hearings and a review of objections submitted to date, the Court has thus far found no substantive basis for rejecting this settlement agreement. However, if you still wish to object to the settlement, you may do so by January 31, 2017, by following the procedures set forth in paragraph 17 of the notice. The Court will hold another fairness hearing on March 9, 2017, to decide whether to approve the settlement.
  • If you have not yet filed a claim, please do so before January 31, 2017, by clicking the “File A Claim” tab on this website.

Summary of Your Legal Rights and Options
Submit a claim The only way to get a payment. Give up your right to be part of another case against Lyft about the claims being resolved by this settlement. In order to receive a payment, you must submit a claim, which you can do electronically or by mail, as explained in FAQ 9. Submitting a claim will not affect your right to assert claims against Lyft arising after approval of this settlement.
Exclude yourself from the settlement Get no payment. Keep your right to be part of another case against Lyft about the claims being resolved by this settlement.
Object to the settlement Write to the Court about why you don’t like the settlement. You cannot object in order to ask the Court for a higher payment for yourself personally, although you can object to the payment terms (or any other terms) that apply generally to the class.
Go to a hearing Follow the procedures in FAQs 19-21 to ask to speak in Court about the fairness of the settlement. The Court will hold a hearing for the settlement to decide whether to approve it.
Do nothing Get no payment. Give up your right to assert the claims being resolved by this settlement.

These rights and options—and the deadlines to exercise them—are explained on this website.