Order To Create Taxi Fee System Can't Stand, Pa. Court Says

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday said a trial judge in Philadelphia did not have the authority to order the creation of an administrative system for processing appeals by taxicab and limousine companies in lieu of a class action seeking refunds for fees and assessments that were found to be unconstitutional.

A three-judge panel said the lower court erred by establishing a procedure for protesting the fees and assessments, finding that this relief was not requested by either the Philadelphia Parking Authority or the taxicab companies — Z&R Cab LLC and Zoro Inc. — and their representatives.

The judges noted that...

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