4In January 2016, Uber agreed to pay more than $7 million to the California Public Utilities Commission, an agency that regulates transportation companies, which alleged that the company failed to comply with data-reporting requirements.
5French court: $1.3m In January 2016, a French court ordered Uber to pay €1.2 million (R19.42 million) to a rival taxi group in response to a complaint that drivers were violating rules.
6Three settlements totalling $113 000 Uber agreed to pay $77 925 in 2015 to the state of Alaska after facing accusations that it misclassified drivers as independent contractors instead of employees.
The company also agreed to pay a $20 000 penalty in New York after the state attorney-general’s investigation into Uber’s privacy practices.
Uber settled an amount of $15 000 with Hephzibah Dollar, a California Uber driver who said she was living out of her car after she filed a complaint in 2015 with the state labour commissioner’s office, alleging that the company owed her money. Wrongful-death lawsuit: undisclosed amount In 2015, Uber agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of Sofia Liu, a six-year-old girl killed in a collision with an Uber driver on New Year’s Eve in 2013. Sources: The Guardian and Forbes’ websites