9th Circ. Mulls Undoing Car-Share Co. Turo's LAX Injunction

Law360 (January 13, 2021, 9:01 PM EST) -- A Ninth Circuit panel on Wednesday questioned whether there was enough evidence showing that online car-sharing platform Turo Inc. has contributed to Los Angeles International Airport's notorious traffic congestion to an extent that would justify a court injunction.

During oral arguments conducted via videoconference, a three-judge panel of the appeals court zeroed in on whether the irreparable harm standard was properly met when a California district court granted Los Angeles' request for a preliminary injunction against Turo and three individual "all-star hosts" on Turo's peer-to-peer car-sharing platform.

In the June injunction order, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder determined that Turo's operations...

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