LegalRideShare: Uber Driver Charged With Assault Using Deadly Weapon, Other Charges Following Alleged Face Mask Dispute

LegalRideshare Logo

An Uber driver has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, endangerment and disorderly conduct, following an alleged argument over face masks, on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Mesa, Arizona, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

Five alleged victims have retained the Law Office of Erica S. Gelfand and attorney Bryant M. Greening, of LegalRideshare LLC, a law firm that represents injured rideshare passengers, drivers and victims.

Greening stated his office has noted several incidents of rideshare violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. "We've seen mask-related assaults nationwide, with both driver and passenger victims," Greening said. is the first law firm in the United States to focus exclusively on Uber, Lyft, and app-based accident and injury claims. 

Greening can be reached for comment at (312) 670-9000.

About LegalRideshare

LegalRideshare is the first law firm in the United States to focus exclusively on Uber®, Lyft®, delivery and gig worker accidents and injuries.

Since inception, LegalRideshare has grown into a national brand. Our lawyers are the go-to source on rideshare-related issues, serving hundreds of clients, and securing millions of dollars for injured drivers and passengers.

Tiffany Kayar

Source: LegalRideShare