Avis Can't Race Past Consumer Suit Over E-Toll Fees

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 1:21 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge refused Tuesday to toss a proposed class action claiming Avis Budget Group Inc. did not tell customers they would be charged for an electronic toll-payment service, sustaining breach of contract and consumer protection law claims.

Avis and fellow defendant Highway Toll Administration, the company that contracted with the car-rental company to provide the e-Toll payment devices, failed in their attempt to dismiss each of the six claims in the suit.

Plaintiff Jose Mendez is bringing claims for breach of contract, breach...
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