Hertz Says Damage Waiver Fees Don't Merit Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT) -- Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. asked a New Jersey federal judge on Monday to reconsider an order denying it partial summary judgment in a putative class action over damage waiver fees, saying the court erred in finding that consumer fraud claims can be based solely on high pricing.

U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh refused in April to dismiss a Pennsylvania landscaper's 2006 claims that Hertz violated New Jersey consumer fraud laws by tacking on to each claim a loss damage waiver that charged customers 14 percent...
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