Chicago Is 'Towing Without Telling,' Driver's Suit Says

Law360 (June 13, 2019, 3:20 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of drivers has accused the city of Chicago of illegally "towing without telling," allegedly failing to give owners of abandoned and towed vehicles proper notice before selling them to third parties.

Andrea Santiago's Tuesday lawsuit in Illinois state court claims the city has unlawfully seized, impounded and disposed of thousands of vehicles it considered abandoned because it failed to notify those vehicles' owners by mail of its plans for their vehicles before selling them to companies including its own towing contractor. Santiago, an elderly woman who is confined to a wheelchair, claims that happened to her van, which...

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