9th Circ. Won't Revive Suit Over Calif. Ride-Hailing Reg

Law360 (March 13, 2018, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit won’t revive a San Francisco cab company’s claims the California Public Utilities Commission gave ride-hailing companies like Uber an unfair advantage when it designated them as charter services, finding Monday that the company didn’t have standing to challenge the CPUC’s jurisdiction.

Desoto Cab Co.’s lawsuit concerned a 15-month period after the CPUC took regulatory control from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency in 2013. But Desoto filed suit in September 2015, after the state Legislature OK’d the CPUC’s decision to regulate the ride-hailing...
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Case Information

Case Title

Desoto Cab Company, Inc. v. Michael Picker, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

February 14, 2017


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