February 01, 2017 Features

Uber and the Gig Economy: Can the Legal World Keep Up?

By Jimmy Frost

Technological advancement and the rapid increase in the use of smartphones have given consumers unprecedented access to various market products. On-demand, gig companies have resulted from this innovation. Overnight, our phones have become sources of whole worlds of information, communication, transportation, and employment opportunities. This rapid rise of the “App Age” has proven a formidable challenge for our legislative and judicial bodies as they struggle to keep pace with technological disruptors.

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