Month: December 2015

Uber Email Leads to Certification of Class Action

Last week brought another ruling in putative class action litigation pending against Uber in federal court in California.  This time it was Ehret v. Uber Technologies, Inc., 14-cv-113 (N.D. Cal 2015), wherein plaintiff alleged Uber misrepresented an automatic 20% charge

Posted in Class Action, Consumer Fraud/Unfair Competition, Litigation, Ride Sharing

Chicago Gives Ride Sharing Firms Green Light for Airport Pick-ups

Several weeks back – just in time for the holidays – the Chicago City Council’s recent amendments to its Airports ordinance took effect, permitting for the first time pick-ups by licensed ride sharing providers at Chicago area airports (O’Hare and

Posted in Airports, Ordinances, Ride Sharing

Zoning Restrictions Strictly Construed Against Town, Keeps Home Renter in Business

Score one for a happy homeowner in Hurley, NY. The Appellate Division of New York’s Supreme Court recently reversed the judgment of a lower court that had dismissed a Hurley homeowner’s petition seeking to overturn a Zoning Board of Appeals

Posted in Home Sharing, Litigation, Zoning