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Baron & Budd Accepting Cases from Delivery Drivers Mislabeled as Independent Contractors

December 19, 2018

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 19, 2018--Today, the national law firm of Baron & Budd announced that it is accepting cases for current and former delivery drivers who are mislabeled as an independent contractor when in reality they fully depend on the company they work for. Large companies such as Amazon, Instacart, Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit, or DoorDash, may have wrongfully labeled their delivery drivers as an independent contractor.

In recent years, there has been an increase in the types of deliveries offered, from food delivery from different restaurants like Uber Eats to groceries from Amazon. These deliveries have made these large corporations very popular with consumers. A consumer is happy to purchase something and have it quickly delivered to them. Because it has become a norm, these companies have hired many delivery drivers as independent contractors. This allows them to pay that driver based on a contract and not provide them with employee benefits.

Delivery drivers that work exclusively for many months or even years for the same company, contribute little financial investment towards the work and have little control over their schedules, may ultimately be employees under state or federal law instead of independent contractors. It is critical for these workers to re-evaluate their relationship with their employer and how they are classified, even if they have signed an independent contractor agreement. These workers may be missing substantial unpaid compensation that would ultimately help their individual bottom line.

If you are a current or former delivery driver for Amazon, Instacart, Uber, Lyft, TaskRabbit, or DoorDash and feel you were wrongfully classified as an independent contractor, please get in touch with an attorney with Baron & Budd by calling 866-419-6060.

ABOUT BARON & BUDD, P.C.

Baron & Budd, P.C. is among the largest and most accomplished plaintiffs’ law firms in the country. With more than 35 years of experience, Baron & Budd has the expertise and resources to handle complex litigation throughout the United States. As a law firm that takes pride in remaining at the forefront of litigation, Baron & Budd has spearheaded many significant cases for hundreds of entities and thousands of individuals. Since the firm was founded in 1977, Baron & Budd has achieved substantial national acclaim for its work on cutting-edge litigation, trying hundreds of cases to verdict and settling tens of thousands of cases in areas of litigation as diverse as dangerous pharmaceuticals and defective medical devices, asbestos and mesothelioma, environmental contamination, fraudulent banking practices, motor vehicles, employment law, and consumer fraud issues.

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CONTACT: Baron & Budd, P.C.

Monica Cordova

214-523-6633

KEYWORD: TEXAS UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TRANSPORT LEGAL

SOURCE: Baron & Budd, P.C.

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