‘Basketball Wives’ Star Mehgan James Sues Lyft Driver For Alleged Assault & Battery


Reality star Megan James said a carpool driver assaulted her and threw her to the curb and now she’s chasing Lyft.

According to court documents obtained by Radar, James is suing the company and an unidentified driver. In the document, she said she called a car on August 20, 2020.

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A male driver showed up and told her to use hand sanitizer due to the pandemic. James said she followed his request. James said the driver had all the windows down and she asked if he could roll up hers.

She said he refused and “started driving significantly faster than the speed limit in the shared lane on the 1-405 freeway, much to the annoyance of Plaintiff.”

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James said the driver had already begun swerving in and out of the lane. The Basketball wife the star said this went on for several minutes before he “pulled to the side of the highway and, while using profanity, asked Plaintiff to get out of the vehicle.”

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James said she refused to go out because they were in the middle of the highway. The star asks the driver to drop her off at the next exit.

She said the driver refused and “forced, grabbed her head in her hoodie and roughly pulled her out of the vehicle, causing her to fall to the ground. Driver Doe then drove away leaving Plaintiff stranded on the highway.”

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James said she had to walk ten minutes on the side of the highway in windy conditions to get to her destination. The reality star filed a police report about the incident. However, she said she called Lyft and they declined to provide information about their driver.

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She blamed Lyft for hiring drivers and violating “a transportation company’s obligation to provide safe passage for its passengers.” James said the assault had “robbed” her “personal dignity and safety” and left her psychologically and physically injured.

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The lawsuit is seeking unspecified damages for the alleged assault and battery.

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